Capacity Building

Diversity & Inclusion Resources

Part of the mission of the Office of Intercultural Affairs is to build a campus climate dedicated to inclusive excellence. Here you will find articles, helpful tips, and other sources that contribute to our knowledge and understanding of diverse issues and support the framework for our university's mission. 

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Quick Tips Chief Editor: Jennifer Abe (Office of Intercultural Affairs) | Editor: Hillary Henderson (Office of Intercultural Affairs) | Designer: Saeri Cho Dobson (Chair and Professor, Studio Arts)

External Resources


Enhancing Campus Climates for Racial/Ethnic Diversity: Educational Policy and Practice
Hurtado, Milem, Clayton-Pederson, & Allen (1998) 

Disarming Racial Microaggressions: Microintervention Strategies for Targets, White Allies, and Bystanders 
Sue, Alsaidi, Awad, Glaeser, Calle, & Mendez (2019)

Microaggressions in Everyday Life: Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation -- CHAPTER ONE
Sue (2010)

Being an Active Bystander: Strategies for Challenging the Emergence of Bias
Lena Tenney (2017)

Beyond Cultural Competence, Toward Social Transformation: Liberation Psychologies and the Practice of Cultural Humility
Jennifer Abe (2019)


9 Questions to Guide Your Cultural Proficiency
Randall B. Lindsey, Corwin Connect (2016) 

70 Inclusive Language Principles
Nehemiah Green, Medium (2018)

How Search Committees Can See Bias in Themselves
Lucy A. Leske, The Chronicle (2016) 

Why sharing gender pronouns at work matters
Alexis Croswell, Culture Amp (n.d.)

Please also see OIA's Inclusive Excellence Glossary (2018)