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Faculty Resources on Diversity & Inclusion

Books & eBooks

Articles

Out of Place: Socioeconomic Status, Use of Public Space, and Belonging in Higher Education

Trawalter, S., Hoffman, K., & Palmer, L. (2021). Out of place: Socioeconomic status, use of public space, and belonging in higher education. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology120(1), 131–144. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/pspi0000248

Understanding the Challenges Facing First-Generation College Students

Bussey, T. (21 February 2020). Understanding the Challenges Facing First-Generation College Students. Faculty Focus. https://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/effective-classroom-management/the-challenges-facing-first-generation-college-students

One Goal, Different Pathways: Capturing Diversity in Processes Leading to First-Year Students' Achievement

De Clercq, M., Galand, B., & Frenay, M. (2020). One goal, different pathways: Capturing diversity in processes leading to first-year students’ achievement. Learning & Individual Differences81https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lindif.2020.101908

Promise for Whom? “Free-College” Programs and Enrollments by Race and Gender Classifications at Public, 2-Year Colleges

Gándara, D., & Li, A. (2020). Promise for Whom? “Free-College” Programs and Enrollments by Race and Gender Classifications at Public, 2-Year Colleges. Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis42(4), 603–627. https://doi.org/10.3102/0162373720962472

Can Re-Enrollment Campaigns Help Dropouts Return to College? Evidence From Florida Community Colleges

Ortagus, J. C., Tanner, M., & McFarlin, I. (2020). Can Re-Enrollment Campaigns Help Dropouts Return to College? Evidence From Florida Community Colleges. Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis. https://doi.org/10.3102/0162373720979177

Laptop or Bust: How Lack of Technology Affects Student Achievement

Reisdorf, B. C., Triwibowo, W., & Yankelevich, A. (2020). Laptop or Bust: How Lack of Technology Affects Student Achievement. American Behavioral Scientist, 64(7), 927–949. https://doi.org/10.1177/0002764220919145

The Impact of Financial Aid on Associate Degree Attainment for Rural Community College Students

Yang, L., & Venezia, S. (2020). The impact of financial aid on associate degree attainment for rural community college students: A comparison of rural, urban, and suburban patterns. Community College Review, 48(4), 423-454. https://doi.org/10.1177/0091552120935975

Prevalence and Correlates of Food Insecurity Among U.S. College Students: A Multi-Institutional Study

El Zein, A., Shelnutt, K. P., Colby, S., Vilaro, M. J., Zhou, W., Greene, G., Olfert, M. D., Riggsbee, K., Morrell, J. S., & Mathews, A. E. (2019). Prevalence and correlates of food insecurity among U.S. college students: a multi-institutional study. BMC Public Health1. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-019-6943-6

The Effects of State Higher Education Policies and Institutions on Access by Economically Disadvantaged Students

Lowry, R. C. (2019). The Effects of State Higher Education Policies and Institutions on Access by Economically Disadvantaged Students. Research in Higher Education, 60(1), 44–63. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11162-018-9505-3

Stratified Lives: Family, Illegality, and the Rise of a New Educational Elite

Schmalzbauer, L., & Andrés, A. (2019). Stratified Lives: Family, Illegality, and the Rise of a New Educational Elite. Harvard Educational Review, 89(4), 635–660. https://doi.org/10.17763/1943-5045-89.4.635 

Study Finds More Low-Income Students Attending College

Smith, A. (23 May 2019). Study Finds More Low-Income Students Attending College. Inside Higher Ed. https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2019/05/23/pew-study-finds-more-poor-students-attending-college

Better Information Could Help Eligible College Students Access Federal Food Assistance Benefits

United States Government Accountability Office (2019). Better Information Could Help Eligible College Students Access Federal Food Assistance Benefits. GAO Reports, 1–57. https://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-19-95

Addressing Information Literacy and the Digital Divide in Higher Education

Buzzetto-Hollywood, N., Wang, H., Elobeid, M., & Elobaid, M. (2018). Addressing information literacy and the digital divide in higher education. Interdisciplinary Journal of E-Skills and Lifelong Learning, 77. https://doi.org/10.28945/4029

Education and Socioeconomic Status

Education and Socioeconomic Status. (July 2017). American Psychological Association. https://www.apa.org/pi/ses/resources/publications/education

Web Resources

FAC - Digital Divide 

Florida Association of Counties' issue page on the digital divide in Florida. 

Financial Aid Information - FLDOE

Information about Financial Aid, scholarships, and grants. 

Florida Student Scholarships & Grants Programs

Information about paying for college and applying for Financial Aid through the Florida Department of Education's Office of Student Financial Assistance as well as information about student grants.

Feeding Tampa Bay

Feeding Tampa Bay, part of the national Feeding America network, focuses on providing food to over 1 million food-insecure families in the 10-county area of West Central Florida.

Tampa Hillsborough Homeless Initiative

THHI's purpose is to develop and provide innovative solutions to make homelessness rare, brief and non-recurring in Hillsborough County.

APA Socioeconomic Status Office

The Office on Socioeconomic Status (SES) is responsible for directing, overseeing, facilitating, and promoting psychology’s contribution to the understanding of SES and the lives and well-being of the poor.

Federal Student Aid

Finding financial aid can seem overwhelming when you're trying to get ready for college or career school. It doesn't have to be! We'll walk you through how financial aid works, resources to pay for college, and loan repayment options.

Indicators of Higher Education Equity in the United States: 2020 Historical Trend Report

Reports compile historical statistical data from the nationally representative government statistics including the Census Bureau household studies and the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)-sponsored high school and college longitudinal studies. These series track college entrance and completion by family income, socioeconomic status, and race/ethnicity.

Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC)

From NASA, the SEDAC mission is to develop and operate applications that support the integration of socioeconomic and earth science data and to serve as an "Information Gateway" between earth sciences and social sciences.