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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Resources

Resources about Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Higher Ed and within the classroom


Rosenberg, M. B. (2011). Nonviolent communication: a language of life. Seoul: KNVC.

  • The book Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life explains how rhetoric can be harmful and offers solution to communicate based on connection and empathy. 

Steele, C. (2011). Whistling Vivaldi: and other clues to how stereotypes affect us. New York: W.W. Norton

     & Company.

  • The book offers a perspective from social psychologists on stereotypes and identity.

Scholarly Articles

Gutiérrez y Muhs, G. (2012). Presumed Incompetent : The Intersections of Race and Class for Women in

       Academia. Boulder, Colo: Utah State University Press. 

  • This article explores the internationality of race, class, and gender and the stereotype that women are perceived as incompetent. ​


  • This is a link to the Project Implicit® website. There you can take as many tests on different biases as you would like.  These tests do not assess our conscious commitments or beliefs; they do measure our preconscious cognitive biases.
  • This is a link to the website Race Forward which advances racial justice through research, media, and practice. 
  • This is a link to the Inclusive Language Guidance page of the Unitarian Universalist Association.
  • This is a link to the Inclusive Language Campaign of the University of Maryland.
  • This is a link to the article “Princeton University Kindly Requests You Stop Using “Gender-Binary” Hate Speech Like “Freshman”.



  • The Eye of the Storm follows a teacher’s experiment in the classroom where students with brown eyes were superior to those with blue eyes. This experiment was used to help students better understand racism. 
  • This video explores nationality through asking global participants to compare the analysis of their DNA and explore their heritage.
  • The video "How Mosquito Bites are like Micro-aggressions" helps people better understand micro-aggressions and their effects.