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Faculty Resources on Diversity & Inclusion

Books & eBooks


Supporting Students Who Are Moms

Johnson, W. & Skinner, A. (19 February 2020). Supporting students who are moms. Faculty Focus.

Gender Differences in the Pathways to Higher Education

Stoet, G. & Geary, D. C. (2020). Gender differences in the pathways to higher education. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences117(25) 14073-14076. 

Teaching Culture in a Globalized Era: Strategies from a Postcolonial Feminist Classroom

Debotri, D. (2019). Teaching culture in a globalized era: Strategies from a postcolonial feminist classroom. Transformations29(2), 153–165.

Changing the Things I Cannot Accept: My African Experience of A U.S. Classroom

Banda, R. (2018). Changing the things I cannot accept: My African experience of a U.S. classroom. Journal Of International Students, 8(1), 488-495.

What’s Wrong With Fairness? How Discourses in Higher Education Literature Support Gender Inequalities

Beddoes, K., & Schimpf, C. (2018). What’s wrong with fairness? How discourses in higher education literature support gender inequalities. Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education39(1), 31–40. 

A Dialogue between Partnership and Feminism: Deconstructing Power and Exclusion in Higher Education

Mercer-Mapstone, L., & Mercer, G. (2018). A dialogue between partnership and feminism: Deconstructing power and exclusion in higher education. Teaching In Higher Education, 23(1), 137-143.

Adrian Peterson and the “Wussification of America”: Football and Myths of Masculinity

Foote, J. G., Butterworth, M. L., & Sanderson, J. (2017). Adrian Peterson and the “Wussification of America”: Football and Myths of Masculinity. Communication Quarterly, 65(3), 268-284.

Web Resources

The American Association of University Women - Tampa Branch

The organization’s mission is advancing equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, and research. The national agenda includes issues that affect girls and women such as equity issues in the workplace, reproductive rights, human trafficking, Title IX, civil rights, and education.

The Athena Society

The Athena Society is dedicated to creating a forum for interaction and collaboration and to improving the status of women through equality, broader acceptance of women in business, the professions, and other positions of responsibility, and expanded educational and career development opportunities.

Girls Inc. of Pinellas 

Our research-based programming is delivered by trained professionals who focus on the development of the whole girl, supporting, mentoring, and guiding girls in an affirming, pro-girl environment. 

The Helen Gordon Davis Centre for Women

A nonprofit organization offering a diverse array of programs to help women in the Tampa Bay region to succeed both personally and professionally. Their programs and services empower, educate and elevate women.

ACE Women's Network

​The American Council on Education (ACE) is a membership organization that mobilizes the higher education community to shape effective public policy and foster innovative, high-quality practice.

ACLU: Women's Rights

The ACLU Women’s Rights Project pushes for change and systemic reform in institutions that perpetuate discrimination against women, focusing its work in the areas of employment, violence against women, and education.  

Amnesty International: Women's Rights

Amnesty International pressures the people in power to respect women’s rights through research, advocacy, and campaigning.

Gender Equality Toolbox - Gates Foundation
Made up of tools that can guide foundation staff in designing, managing, and measuring the results and impact of gender intentional and gender transformative investments.

TED Talks: Gender Equality

A collection of TED Talks (and more) on the topic of gender equality.

TED Talks: Gender Spectrum

A collection of TED Talks (and more) on the topic of the gender spectrum.

UN Gender Equality

UN-developed resources focused on global gender equality.

UN Gender-Inclusive Language

UN-developed guidelines and a learning toolbox for understanding how to adopt gender-inclusive language. 

UN Sustainable Development Goal 5 - Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

Goal 5 of the UN's 17 Sustainable Development Goals focuses on recognizing women’s equality and empowerment as both the objective and as part of the solution of global sustainability. 

U.S. State Dept. Office of Global Women's Issues

Leads the State Department’s efforts to empower women and girls in U.S. diplomacy, partnerships, and programs.