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This podcast gives voice to the teaching experiences of faculty of color who've been silenced, marginalized and ignored, their careers destroyed for far too long, most often by the allies presumed to support them. A thriving diverse faculty is essential for a thriving and successful student body, campus and community culture. Faculty of color - find affirmation, validation and empowerment here. Faculty and administrator allies - take note and then take action. Teaching in Color shares how.

teachingincolor's podcas‪t‬ Chavella Pittman

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This podcast gives voice to the teaching experiences of faculty of color who've been silenced, marginalized and ignored, their careers destroyed for far too long, most often by the allies presumed to support them. A thriving diverse faculty is essential for a thriving and successful student body, campus and community culture. Faculty of color - find affirmation, validation and empowerment here. Faculty and administrator allies - take note and then take action. Teaching in Color shares how.

    Mistakes universities make when trying to retain Black Faculty: Part One

    Mistakes universities make when trying to retain Black Faculty: Part One

    In this series, we are going to talk about the mistakes universities make when they are trying to retain Black faculty; why it matter (especially now); and what you can do right now (as in today) to change it. In Part One, let’s discuss how institutions are ignoring an important part of campus climate and work life for diverse faculty and it is costing them exceptional faculty.

    Please contact me if you need support at your campus – chavella@effectivefaculty.org

    • 25 min
    The Hidden Truths of Teaching in Color - Part Three

    The Hidden Truths of Teaching in Color - Part Three

    In the third and final part of my interview with a successful woman of color humanities professor, we continue our discussion about the disconnect between the stated intent of campuses to deal with anti-Blackness, and their treatment of their own Black faculty, as well as about finding hope and solutions to make the situation a little more bearable. 

    • 26 min
    The Hidden Truths of Teaching in Color - Part Two

    The Hidden Truths of Teaching in Color - Part Two

    In Part Two of my interview with a successful woman of color humanities professor, we continue our discussion about tenure and promotion, the problematic nature of student evaluations and peer reviews, and what she wishes her institution would do differently. If you are feeling alone on your campus as you struggle with these issues as a woman of color faculty member, we want to remind you - you are not alone in feeling alone.

    • 25 min
    The Hidden Truths of Teaching in Color: Part 1

    The Hidden Truths of Teaching in Color: Part 1

    In this three part series, I interview a tenured humanities professor who will candidly share her experiences being a woman faculty of color. We’ll talk about her teaching style, the reactions from her students and colleagues, and the problems this causes on the road to tenure and promotion.

    In this, the first of a three part series, we discuss what it's like to be a woman faculty of color in the classroom, and how teaching holds us back in our careers.

    • 21 min
    How institutions derail the tenure of women faculty of color

    How institutions derail the tenure of women faculty of color

    Recently, on a panel for an event called Negotiating Power & Status in the Academy, I spoke about how teaching is one of the main ways that institutions derail tenure for women faculty of color. In this episode, I break down why women faculty of color are so uniquely qualified to be excellent teachers; how they benefit the institutions where they teach; how they are derailed from promotions and tenure; the impacts of this treatment; and how to fix it. Sounds like a lot, right? We better get started!

    • 19 min
    Teaching in Color: The Trailer

    Teaching in Color: The Trailer

    Welcome to my new podcast, Teaching in Color, where I give voice to the teaching experiences of faculty of color who've been silenced, marginalized and ignored, their careers destroyed for far too long, most often by the allies presumed to support them.

    Faculty of color - find affirmation, validation and empowerment here. Faculty and administrator allies - take note and then take action. Teaching in Color shares how.  

    • 5 min

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