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Navigating race, diversity, and identity
Deborah Rivas-Drake, Ph.D.
Getting a Ph.D. can be a constant reminder that academia was not designed with you in mind.
Your family and friends outside academia will most likely be confused about how you spend your time.
It’s hard to witness others’ milestones while postponing your own.
Some key considerations about the advisor-advisee relationship in your pursuit of a Ph.D.
Knowing your “why” is critical as your identity evolves through the Ph.D. process.
Conversations between a first-generation Latina advisee and her advisor.
How can we calculate access to diversity? Here's one way.
One way kids figure out what to think about race is through friendships, norms, and boundaries at school.
How can we support racial unity without requiring uniformity in youth?
Shouldn't kids be able to come to you for answers to questions about race?
How do we develop a collective sense of identity aimed at advancing social justice for all?
How do undocumented parents teach their children about race relations in the U.S.?
A billboard in Paw Paw reminds us that challenging the use of Native stereotypic imagery and mascots, especially in K-12 schools, is critical.
When you think of an American, what—or who—comes to mind?
Deborah Rivas-Drake, Ph.D., is a professor of psychology and education at the University of Michigan, where she is also a faculty affiliate of the CSBYC and Faculty Associate in Latino/a Studies.