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The beauty and the burden of being a Black professor

Author: Cheron H Davis; Adriel A Hilton; Ricardo Hamrick; F Erik Brooks
Publisher: United Kingdom : Emerald Publishing, 2021. ©2021
Series: Diversity in higher education, v. 24.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
It has been well chronicled that Black professors have experienced a long history of inequities and inequalities within the academic space. This volume explores the experiences, challenges and triumphs experienced by Black professors. Including personal essays written by Black professors, this volume showcases personal insights and inspirational stories from leading Black scholars across the US. It highlights and  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Electronic version:
Beauty and the Burden of Being a Black Professor.
Bingley, UK : Emerald Publishing Limited, 2021
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cheron H Davis; Adriel A Hilton; Ricardo Hamrick; F Erik Brooks
ISBN: 1838672680 9781838672683
OCLC Number: 1191710656
Description: xx, 194 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Black professorship: the beauty and the beast / Cheron H. Davis, Adriel Hilton, Ricardo Hamrick, and F. Erik Brooks --
Hazard ahead: the impact of high executive turnover rates on African Americans' navigation of the professoriate at HBCUs / William Broussard --
The spook who sat by the Ivory Tower: a critical race theory narrative of a Black man's tenure-track journey within the academy / Ron Whitaker --
PhD to professor: an open letter to a young scholar / Robert T, Palmer and Janelle L. Williams --
May the work I've done speak for me: tenure, promotion / C. Douglas Johnson --
My time in the academy: a cautionary tale / Carlos J. Minor --
Unstoppable: a Black woman's journey through the professorate / Alishea Rowley --
A dialog between sisters / Altheria Caldera and Renee Simms --
Two worlds: a Black woman scholar at a diverse historically Black College / Erin Wiggins Gilliam --
Adjunct faculty professional identity: an African-American postsecondary administrator's part-time teaching narrative / C. Dean Campbell --
Mentorship made the difference: my journey to an unexpected destination / Erica R. Russell --
"I am because we are..." not just mentoring but a collaborative approach to faculty and student development / Novell E. Tani, Steven C. Williams II, Rochelle Parrish, Cassidy Ferguson, Dominic Burrows and Angelique Reed --
Using a cross-disciplinary teaching approach to attenuate the void: building educators and researchers at a Historically Black College/University / Cheron H. Davis, Novell E Tani, and Arie Christon --
The las of 2020 / Adriel A. Hilton, Cheron H. Davis, Ricardo Hamrick and F. Erik Brooks --
Epilogue / Levon Esters.
Series Title: Diversity in higher education, v. 24.
Responsibility: edited by Cheron H. Davis (Florida A&M University, USA), Adriel A. Hilton (Seton Hill University, USA), Ricardo Hamrick (Ohio University, USA), F. Erik Brooks (Central State University, USA).


By presenting discussions on professional development, and emphasizing the challenges and triumphs experienced by Black professors across disciplines, this book provides advice for junior Black  Read more...


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