National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD) Webinar:
Post-Election Q&A Call: Strategies for Dealing with Emerging classroom dynamics
December 8, 2016 from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. (CST)
We have received numerous requests for a discussion of post-election stress and ways that under-represented faculty can cope with emerging classroom dynamics. So we’ve invited your favorite guest expert on race in the classroom to provide an open Q&A session. Bring your questions and concerns for Professor Chavella Pittman on Thursday, December 8 at 2pm ET.
Chavella T. Pittman, PhD is Associate Professor of Sociology at Dominican University. She is a faculty development coach who nurtures effective faculty with strategies for efficient course planning, contextualized teaching evaluations, and inclusive college classrooms.
Her research interests include interpersonal oppression (e.g. race, social class, religion,gender, sexual orientation), and higher education. Her publications include “Multicultural Education and Social Justice Actions” (Intercultural Education, 2009), “Race and Gender Oppression in the Classroom: The Experiences of Women Faculty of Color with White Male Students” (Teaching Sociology, 2010), and “Exploring How African American Faculty Cope with Classroom Racial Stressors” (The Journal of Negro Education, 2010).
About National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity
The National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity is an independent professional development, training, and mentoring community of over 90,000 graduate students, post-docs, and faculty members. We are 100% dedicated to supporting academics in making successful transitions throughout their careers. We offer on-campus workshops, professional development training, and intensive mentoring programs.