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Jones, Tamara Bertrand; Osborne-Lampkin, La'Tara – Negro Educational Review, 2013
In recent years, a number of Black female junior scholars have participated in an early career professional development program designed to address socialization issues through individual and small group mentoring. This descriptive qualitative study investigated scholars' perceptions of the importance and effectiveness of a research…
Descriptors: Women Faculty, African American Teachers, Faculty Development, Mentors
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Chang, Aurora; Welton, Anjale D.; Martinez, Melissa A.; Cortez, Laura – Negro Educational Review, 2013
Research that exclusively focuses on pre-tenure racially underrepresented female faculty remains scarce. Our aim is to shed light on these rarely documented experiences in an effort to understand their navigation of the world of academia. Using critical ethnographic methodology, we argue that pre-tenure racially underrepresented female faculty…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Disproportionate Representation, Academic Rank (Professional), Women Faculty
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Griffin, Karin L. – Negro Educational Review, 2013
The author examines her journey before and as she pursued tenure and promotion in the academy. She argues that the path to tenure and promotion in higher education institutions was not one designed to provide a fair and equitable process for Black female faculty who function as academic librarians. Further, she suggests that librarians in this…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Librarians, Tenure, Promotion (Occupational)
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Davis, Dannielle Joy; Chaney, Cassandra; Edwards, LaWanda; Thompson-Rogers, G. Kaye; Gines, Kathryn T. – Negro Educational Review, 2012
In this article we describe the experiences of Black women academics who participated in one or more of the following programs geared towards supporting the research and professional development of faculty: (a) the Sisters of the Academy's (SOTA) Research Boot Camp; (b) the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity's Faculty Success…
Descriptors: Females, Foundation Programs, Faculty Development, Professional Development
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Modica, Jonathon L.; Mamiseishvili, Ketevan – Negro Educational Review, 2010
Changes in the representation, career advancement, and workplace perceptions of Black faculty at research universities in the United States over time, in comparison to White faculty were examined. Based on the analysis of data from the 1993, 1999, and 2004 National Study of Postsecondary Faculty (NSOPF) surveys, we found that although the overall…
Descriptors: Research Universities, Doctoral Degrees, College Faculty, African American Teachers