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By Jasmine Roberts:

"White Academia: Do Better.

Higher education has a problem. It’s called White supremacy."

By Dr. Erik Klemetti, Denison University

"How Can We Fix the Lack of Diversity in the Geosciences"

Acosta et al. (2023). Past as prologue: Lessons from the LamontDoherty Earth Observatory Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Task Force. Journal of Geoscience Education, 71(3), 307-319.

Todd et al. (2023). Importance of centering traditional knowledge and Indigenous culture in geoscience education. Journal of Geoscience Education, 71(3), 403-414.

Carrera et al. (2023). Extreme underrepresentation of first-generation college students in the geosciences: An intersectional issue. Journal of Geoscience Education, DOI: 10.1080/10899995.2023.2187233

Berhe et al. (2022). Scientists from historically excluded groups face a hostile obstacle course. Nature Geoscience, 15, 2-4.

Pensky et al. (2021). Disrupt and demystify the unwritten rules of graduate school.

Cooke et al. (2021). First year graduate courses foster inclusion

(Combined file, Nature Geoscience, 14, 238-240.

Dutt (2020). Race and racism in the geosciences. Nature Geoscience, 13, 2-3.

Chaudhary and Berhe (2020). Ten simple rules for building an antiracist lab. PLoS Computational Biology, 16(10), e1008210.

Hofstra et al. (2020). The Diversity-Innovation Paradox in Science. PNAS, 117, n.17.

Lerback et al. (2020). Association Between Author Diversity and Acceptance Rates and Citations in Peer-Reviewed Earth Science Manuscripts. Earth and Space Science, 7, e2019EA000946

Posselt et al. (2019). Advancing inclusion in the geosciences: An overview of the NSF-GOLD program. Journal of Geoscience Education, 67(4), 313-319.

Alderman et al. (2019). Reflections on operationalizing an anti-racism pedagogy: teaching as regional storytelling. Journals of Geography in Higher Education, Taylor & Francis Group.

Bernard and Cooperdock (2018). No progress on diversity in 40 years. Nature Geoscience, 11, 292-295.

Callahan et al. (2017). Theoretical Perspectives on Increasing Recruitment and Retention of Underrepresented Students in the Geosciences. Journal of Geoscience Education, 65, 563-576.

Wolfe and Riggs (2017). Macrosystem Analysis of Programs and Strategies to Increase Underrepresented Populations in the Geosciences. Journal of Geoscience Education, 65, 577-593.

DiAngelo (2011). White Fragility. International Journal of Critical Pedagogy, 3, 54-70.

Baber et al. (2010). Increasing Diversity in the Geosciences: Recruitment Programs and Student Self-Efficacy. Journal of Geoscience Education, 58, 32-42.

A huge thank you Dr. Zoë Ayers for providing these resources to the community to be shared and distributed. 

Originals available on Dr. Zoë Ayers's website:

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Compiled by Jaclyn Siegel ( Free and low cost resources for graduate
students, postdocs, and early career researchers. Click here to access.

Examples of applications to the National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP) can be found here.

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