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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.

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.