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Academic Resources


Baumeister, R.F., & Leary, M. R. (1995). The need to belong: Desire for interpersonal attachments as a fundamental human motivation. Psychological Bulletin, 11(3),

Hurtado, S., Ponjuan, L. (2005). Latino educational outcomes and the campus climate. Journal of Hispanic Higher Education , 4 (3): 235–251.

Maslow, A. H. (1943). A theory of human motivation. Psychological Review, 50 (4), 370–396.

Tinto, V., Engstrom, C. (2008a). Access without support is not opportunity . Change 40(1): 46–51.

Tinto, V., Engstrom, C. (2008b). Learning better together: The impact of learning communities on the persistence of low-income students. Opportunity Matters, 1, 5–21.

Books/Book Chapters

Fleming, J. (1984). Blacks in college . San Francisco, CA: Jossey Bass.

Johnson, A. G. (2018). Privilege, power, and difference (3 rd ed.). McGraw-Hill Education.

Hurtado, S., Carter, D. (1966). Latino students’ sense of belonging in the college community:
Rethinking the concept of integration on campus. In Stage, F. K., Anaya, G. L., Bean, J., Hossler, D., Kuh, G. (Eds.), College students: Evolving nature of research (pp. 123-136).
Simon & Schuster Custom Publishing.

Kuh, G. D., Kinzie, J., Schuh, J. H., Whitt, E. J. (2005). Student success in college: Creating conditions that matter. Jossey-Bass.

Tinto, V. (1994). Building learning communities for new college students . The National Center on Postsecondary Teaching, Learning, and Assessment, Pennsylvania State University.

Tinto, V. (2012). Completing college: Rethinking institutional action . The University of Chicago Press.

Williams, D. A. (2013). Strategic diversity leadership: Activating change and transformation in higher education . Stylus Publishing.


American Council on Education. (2020). Leading after a racial crisis.

Christian, W. A. and Junious, B. (Fall 2020). Embedding equity into HR practices. Higher Ed HR Magazine.

Davies, S. (2016). Driving campus diversity one decision at a time. Association of American Colleges and Universities.
Diverse Issues in Higher Education.

Frenk, J. (2016). Why do we need a “scholarship of belonging?” Diversity in Academe, 62 (36).
Insight Into Diversity.

Mason, B. (2020). Curbing implicit bias: what works and what doesn't. Knowable Magazine.

University of California, Berkeley, Division of Equity and Inclusion. Strategic planning for equity, inclusion, and diversity toolkit.

Williams Crenshaw, Kimberlé. LA Times. Op-Ed: King was a critical race theorist before there was a name for it.