Faculty Identities and the Challenge of Diversity
Reflections on Teaching in Higher Education
Faculty Identities and the Challenge of Diversity by Mark Chesler
Book DescriptionThis book examines the undergraduate teaching experiences and collegial relationships of university faculty who hold appointments in social science, humanities, or natural science and engineering, and who have received undergraduate teaching or service-to-diversity nominations and awards. Documenting and interpreting faculty members' social identities and pedagogical practices, Faculty Identities and the Challenge of Diversity explores how professors address the diverse racial, ethnic, gender, and sexual identities of their students. By carefully considering how this unique group of faculty makes sense of their instruction and classrooms, this book provides practical advice that will prove beneficial to both experienced and new teachers looking to improve their practice in a changing educational landscape.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781612051147
Classification: Higher & further education, tertiary education , Philosophy & theory of education , Educational strategies & policy
Format: Hardback (229mm x 152mm x 20mm)
Publish Date: 20-Dec-2012
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Mark Chesler
Mark Chesler is Emeritus Professor of Sociology at the University of Michigan. He is the author most recently of Challenging Racism in the University (with Amanda Lewis and James Crowfoot). Alford A. Young Jr. is Professor of Sociology and Afroamerican and African Studies at the University of Michigan. His most recent book is The Minds of Marginalized Black Men: Making Sense of Mobility, Opportunity, and Future Life Chances.
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