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Diversity & Inclusion in Engineering

This guide provides resources in support of research on diversity, equity, and inclusion in engineering education.

Selected articles on diversity, equity, and inclusion

Beddoes, K. (2017). Institutional Influences that Promote Studying Down in Engineering Diversity Research. Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies 38(1), 88-99.

Blair, E., Miller, R., Ong, M., & Zastavker, Y. (2017). Undergraduate STEM Instructors' Teacher Identities and Discourses on Student Gender Expression and Equity. Journal of Engineering Education, 106(1), 14-43.

Blaser, B., Ladner, R., Burgstahler, S. (2018) Including Disability in Diversity. 2018 Research on Equity and Sustained Participation in Engineering, Computing, and Technology (RESPECT)

Bossart, J., & Bharti, N. (2017). Women in engineering: Insight into why some engineering departments have more success in recruiting and graduating women. American Journal of Engineering Education, 8(2), 127-140.

Buzzanell, P. M., Long, Z., Anderson, L. B., Kokini, K., & Batra, J. C. (2015). Mentoring in Academe: A Feminist Poststructural Lens on Stories of Women Engineering Faculty of Color. Management Communication Quarterly, 29(3), 440–457.

Bystydzienski, J. (2004). (Re)Gendering Science Fields: Transforming Academic Science and Engineering. NWSA Journal, 16(1), Viii-Xii.

Camacho, M., & Lord, S. (2011). " Microaggressions" in engineering education: Climate for Asian, Latina and White women. 2011 Frontiers in Education Conference, S3H-1-S3H-6.

Camacho, M., & Lord, S. (2013). Latinos and the exclusionary space of engineering education. Latino Studies, 11(1), 103-112.

Ilumoka, A., Milanovic, I., & Grant, N. (2017). An effective industry-based mentoring approach for the recruitment of women and minorities in engineering. Journal of STEM Education : Innovations and Research, 18(3), 13-19.

Jones, Sosanya. (2016). More than an Intervention: Strategies for Increasing Diversity and Inclusion in STEM. Journal for Multicultural Education, 10(2), 234-246.

Leung, M., Mcneely, C., & Fealing, K. (2018). Developing Sustainable Methods for Broadening Participation by Transforming Mainstream Science and Technology Communities Through the Normalization of Inclusion. American Behavioral Scientist, 62(5), 683-691.

Ohland, M., Brawner, C., Camacho, M., Layton, R., Long, R., Lord, S., & Wasburn, M. (2011). Race, Gender, and Measures of Success in Engineering Education. Journal of Engineering Education, 100(2), 225-252.

Pearson, Y., & Simmons, D. (2018). Diversity and Inclusion in Civil and Environmental Engineering. Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice, 144(4).

Rice, D., & Alfred, M. (2014). Personal and structural elements of support for african american female engineers. Journal of STEM Education : Innovations and Research, 15(2), 40-49.

Ro, H. K. & Loya, K. I. (2015). The Effect of Gender and Race Intersectionality on Student Learning Outcomes In Engineering. The Review of Higher Education 38(3), 359-396

Sax, L.J., Allison Kanny, M., Jacobs, J.A. et al. (2016). Understanding the Changing Dynamics of the Gender Gap in Undergraduate Engineering Majors: 1971–2011. Research in Higher Education, 57: 570.

Thomas, J., Joseph, J., Williams, N., Crum, A., & Burge, C. (2018). Speaking Truth to Power: Exploring the Intersectional Experiences of Black Women in Computing. 2018 Research on Equity and Sustained Participation in Engineering, Computing, and Technology (RESPECT), 1-8.