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The tenure-track process for Chicana and Latina faculty, experiences of resisting and persisting in the academy, edited by Patricia A. Pérez, PhD

This anthology addresses the role of postsecondary institutional structures and policy in shaping the tenure-track process for Chicana and Latina faculty in higher education. Each chapter offers first-person narratives of survival in the academy employing critical theoretical contributions and qualitative empirical research. Major topics included are the importance of early socialization, intergenerational mentorship, culturally relevant faculty programming, and institutional challenges and support structures. The aim of this volume is to highlight practical and policy implications and interventions for scholars, academics, and institutions to facilitate tenure and promotion for women faculty of color
Table Of Contents
1. Introduction and overview : Chicana and Latina warriors in academia / Patricia A. Pérez -- 2. Latinas finding voice and community in academe : mentoring, socialization, and resistance across generations / Maricela Oliva and Lucinda Nevarez -- 3. "In academia, but not of it"-Redefining what it means to serve / Judy Marquez Kiyama and Leslie Gonzales -- 4. Developing intentionality : how postsecondary institutions can nurture Latina faculty members to achieve tenure and promotion / Edlyn Peña -- 5. Reflections on becoming a full professor : a journey best walked together / Julie López Figueroa -- 6. M(other) work as radical resurgence : nurturing survivance for women of color faculty / Verónica N. Vélez and Anna Lees -- 7. Triunfos y Tribulaciones/triumphs and challenges : an intersectional discussion on Chicana leadership in the academy / Marisela R. Chávez, Cristina Herrera, and Patricia A. Pérez -- 8. Latina administrators practicing resonant leadership in the borderlands / Patricia Arredondo -- 9. Conclusion : in solidarity with the community we serve / Maria Estela Zarate
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
1 online resource (xii, 150 pages).
Specific Material Designation
Form Of Item

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