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The Department of Psychology & Neuroscience at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill is committed to changing the pathways, practices, and systems of academia to be more accessible and inclusive of diverse voices. In support of these goals, this website serves as a repository of resources to support labs, researchers, clinicians, teachers, and mentors in creating more inclusive environments in the areas in which they work and spaces where they may have influence.

The intention of this site is to serve as a resource that grows and adapts to the needs of the faculty, staff, and students of the Psychology & Neuroscience department and University. The launch of the site focuses on resources related primarily to anti-racism efforts, although these resources also broadly apply to other issues of justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion. Future updates will add to these anti-racism resources, as well as broaden the scope of resources addressing additional specific JEDI topics.

This is a living website and thus we welcome and encourage individuals to submit resources of their own or request resources/topics that they do not see reflected in the current website.
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Opportunities to Learn and Do More

Upcoming & Current

Spring 2022:
Aligning Expectations with Graduate Student MenteesJanuary 28th, 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Presentation from NC TraCS’ Inclusive Science ProgramMarch 11th, 1:30pm – 3:30pm

Ongoing

Past Trainings

Fall 2021:
Hour of Action – Fridays @ 10am
In June 2020, the HOA began weekly to foster a space of motivation and solidarity around anti-racist efforts. We aim to foster a collaborative, welcoming space for those interested in engaging in both local and broader diversity and equity-related initiatives. An HOA resource guide can be found here. (For more information contact the HOA committee: louisak@live.unc.edu, carrino@live.unc.edu, carritt@live.unc.edu, akwojda@live.unc.edu, mjfeld@live.unc.edu, cstrauss@unc.edu)
Spring 2021:
Small, informal book discussion groups to read and discuss the following books:

So You Want to Talk About Race – by Ijeoma Oluo
Full text available online at UNC Library
Streaming audio available at UNC Library

How To Be an Anti-Racist – by Ibram Kendi
Full text available online at UNC Library
Streaming audio available at UNC Library

Recruitment activities:

Archive link:


Resources by Topic

Each category below includes books, articles, podcasts, online trainings, and other tools for understanding and increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion in different spaces.

Anti-racism and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Education
I want to educate myself about anti-racism and diversity, equity, and inclusion

Books, articles & other media

In the Spring of 2021, our department held informal book groups to educate ourselves on anti-racism. We read and discussed the following books:

So You Want to Talk About Race – by Ijeoma Oluo

Full text available online at UNC Library

Streaming audio available at UNC Library

How To Be an Anti-Racist – by Ibram Kendi

Full text available online at UNC Library

Streaming audio available at UNC Library

List of books on anti-racism recommended by Ibram Kendi

The University Office of Diversity and Inclusion’s list of anti-racism resources
Comprehensive resource list including articles, books, videos, podcasts, and more for individual and family education (originally compiled by Sarah Sophie Flicker & Alyssa Klein (May 2020) and updated by The University Office for Diversity and Inclusion)


Online resources

Glossary for Understanding the Dismantling Structural Racism/Promoting Racial Equity Analysis
A short glossary of terms for understanding structural racism and promoting racial equity

Anti-racism for beginners
A starting point for answering specific questions, leaders to learn from, actions to take, and additional resources. (currently under the leadership of Dr. Tiffany Bowden)

Talking about Race: from the National Museum of African American History & Culture
Very accessible interactive website for exploring questions and resources as an individual, an educator, or a parent.

Academics for Black Survival and Wellness
A site run by Counseling Psychologists offering training for anti-racism allies and wellness tools for Black academics.

Anti-racism Daily Newsletter
Daily or weekly newsletter designed to view current events through an anti-racist lens.

Anti-racism Daily Slack Add-On
Can be added to any group Slack channel to foster anti-racism.


Trainings

UNC Campus-wide trainings
Trainings open to the entire UNC community, offering insight into how best to support and better understand one another, including Green Zone, Safe Zone, Haven and more.

UNC The University Office of Diversity & Inclusion – for faculty & staff
Seminars offered for faculty and staff at UNC-CH

UNC Human Resources and Equal Opportunity and Compliance programs & trainings

Coursera TeachOut Foundations of Diversity & Inclusion


Additional Resources

UNC The University Office of Diversity & Inclusion
Additional resources and support

Mental Health Resources
A comprehensive list of local and national general, BIPOC and LGBTQ+ mental health resources

Research
I want to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion in my research practices

NC TraCs Institute – Recruitment and Retention
UNC resources for recruitment and retention of diverse samples

NC TraCs Institute – Community Engagement
UNC resources for community engagement

Researcher Checklist
Checklist for incorporating thinking about DEI into research pipeline

List of Psychology Papers with BIPOC Authors
Google document with recent scientific articles with BIPOC authors

SPSP Webinar: Creating and Maintaining Diverse and Inclusive Spaces
Webinar on how to make your research and/or teaching space more diverse and inclusive

Brief Conversations about Intergroup Relations
A series of 20 chats between Jordan Axt and an expert discussing conceptual, methodological, and theoretical issues in intergroup relations research


Articles

Editorial: A Call to Action for an Antiracist Clinical Science (Section 4)
Galán, C. A., Bekele, B., Boness, C., Bowdring, M., Call, C., Hails, K., McPhee, J., Hawkins-Mendes, S., Moses, J., Northrup, J., Rupert, P., Savell, S., Sequeira, S., Tervo-Clemmens, B., Tung, I., Vanwoerden, S., Womack, S., & Yilmaz, B. (2021). A call to action for an antiracist clinical science. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, 50(1), 12-57.

The Meaning of Race in Psychology and How to Change It: A Methodological Perspective
Helms, J. E., Jernigan, M., & Mascher, J. (2005). The meaning of race in psychology and how to change it: A methodological perspective. American Psychologist, 60(1), 27.

Cultural Psychology, Diversity, and Representation in Open Science
Syed, M., & Kathawalla, U. K. (2020). Cultural psychology, diversity, and representation in open science.

How Administrative Data Collection and Analysis Can Better Reflect Racial and Ethnic Identities
Viano, S., & Baker, D. J. (2020). How Administrative Data Collection and Analysis Can Better Reflect Racial and Ethnic Identities. Review of Research in Education, 44(1), 301-331.

Teaching
I want to create more diverse, equitable, and inclusive classrooms

UNC P&N Teaching D&I Subcommittee Resources
Resource list compiled by the UNC P&N Teaching Subcommittee containing general tips and specific discussions for incorporating discussions of race into the classroom.

UNC Center for Faculty Excellence
Website has general resources for teaching, and also has a list of inclusive teaching resources.

How to Create an Accessible Syllabus
Website with more information about how to create an accessible syllabus.

Blind Grading
Brief article detailing Yale’s suggestions for blind grading.

Facilitating Critical Conversations with Students
Booklet guide for teachers to support conversations about difficult topics in class.

Columbia University’s Guide for Inclusive Teaching
Booklet offers 5 inclusive teaching principles derived from research and evidence-based practices.


Articles

Talking about Race, Learning about Racism: The Application of Racial Identity Development Theory in the Classroom
Tatum, B. (1992). Talking about race, learning about racism: The application of racial identity development theory in the classroom. Harvard educational review, 62(1), 1-25.

Group Culture
I want to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion in my lab or another organization

Concrete Steps for Recruiting, Supporting, and Advancing Underrepresented Minoritized Scientists
Google doc designed for over-represented scientists to learn how to get involved and actively work towards equity and fair representation in science.

10 simple rules for building an anti-racist lab
Guide to implementing inclusion practices in a lab and shifting the culture of academic spaces towards equity.

Antiracism, Allyship, and Authenticity: Building Internal Capacity for Institutional Change
Video recording of a talk through the University of Michigan addressing what skills and actions are necessary for workplaces to advance beyond statements to being antiracist organizations that dismantle systemic racism and rebuild equitable structures in their place.

Talking about Race: Community Building from the National Museum of African American History & Culture
Very accessible interactive website for exploring questions and resources as an individual, an educator, or a parent.

Building a Multi-Ethnic, Inclusive & Antiracist Organization
Resources and worksheets to help foster and build an inclusive work environment.

Dismantling Racism Works Web Workbook
This web-based workbook was originally designed to support the ​Dismantling Racism Works 2-day basic workshop.


Code of Conduct Resources & Examples

A Code of Conduct is not Enough
Article talking about Codes of Conduct and why they might fail.


Articles

Racial Inequality in Academia: Systemic Origins, Modern Challenges, and Policy Recommendations
Dupree, C. H., & Boykin, C. M. (2021). Racial inequality in academia: Systemic origins, modern challenges, and policy recommendations. Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 8(1), 11-18.

Moving Beyond Implicit Bias Training: Policy Insights for Increasing Organizational Diversity
Onyeador, I. N., Hudson, S. K. T., & Lewis Jr, N. A. (2021). Moving beyond implicit bias training: Policy insights for increasing organizational diversity. Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 8(1), 19-26.

Mentorship
I want to be a better mentor, especially to individuals who may have experiences different from my own

UNC Center for Faculty Excellence – Mentoring for Diversity and Inclusion

Center for Improvement of Mentoring Experiences in Research (CIMER)

Mentoring Academy – in partnership with CIMER


Articles

10 simple rules for building an anti-racist lab (pre-print)
Chaudhary, B., & Berhe, A. A. (2020, June 18). Ten simple rules for building an anti-racist lab. https://doi.org/10.32942/osf.io/4a9p8

Mentoring for Inclusion: The Impact of Mentoring on Undergraduate Researchers in the Sciences

Exemplary Efforts in Psychology to Recruit and Retain Graduate Students of Color
Rogers, M. R., & Molina, L. E. (2006). Exemplary efforts in psychology to recruit and retain graduate students of color. American Psychologist, 61(2), 143–156. https://doi-org.libproxy.lib.unc.edu/10.1037/0003-066X.61.2.143

Editorial: A Call to Action for an Antiracist Clinical Science (Section 5)
Galán, C. A., Bekele, B., Boness, C., Bowdring, M., Call, C., Hails, K., McPhee, J., Hawkins-Mendes, S., Moses, J., Northrup, J., Rupert, P., Savell, S., Sequeira, S., Tervo-Clemmens, B., Tung, I., Vanwoerden, S., Womack, S., & Yilmaz, B. (2021). A call to action for an antiracist clinical science. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, 50(1), 12-57.

Resources for Clinical Psychologists

APA Race, Culture and Identity Continue Education Programs
Programs about handling race, culture and identity differences, considerations, etc. in therapy

Addressing Cultural Complexities in Practice: Assessment, Diagnosis, and Therapy
Book on cultural considerations that therapists typically encounter

CBT Outside the Box: Tips and Tools for Multicultural Practice
Workshop to help one practice cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) in culturally responsive ways

The Effects of Racism on Mental Health: How to Cope
Webinar on the negative impact of racism on mental health symptoms for people of color

Clinical JEDI/DEI Group (link coming soon)


Articles

Editorial: A Call to Action for an Antiracist Clinical Science (Section 2)
Galán, C. A., Bekele, B., Boness, C., Bowdring, M., Call, C., Hails, K., McPhee, J., Hawkins-Mendes, S., Moses, J., Northrup, J., Rupert, P., Savell, S., Sequeira, S., Tervo-Clemmens, B., Tung, I., Vanwoerden, S., Womack, S., & Yilmaz, B. (2021). A call to action for an antiracist clinical science. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, 50(1), 12-57.

Recruitment
I want to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion in recruitment of students and personnel