Surviving and Thriving in Academia: A Guide for Members of Marginalized Groups

Included below is the updated third edition of ‘Surviving and Thriving in Academia: A Guide for Members of Marginalized Groups.’

The survival guide to academia for women and members of marginalized groups is an updated and revised edition of a guide first published in 1992 by the American Psychological Association (APA) Committee on Women in Psychology (CWP). In 1998, the guide was updated as the result of a collaborative effort between CWP and the APA Commission on Ethnic Minority Recruitment, Retention, and Training in Psychology (CEMRRAT).

This third edition is designed to address changes that have taken place since the production of the second edition in 1998, which may dramatically affect the level of success, even the survival, of women and psychologists of color pursuing careers in academic environments and/or in private practice. This third edition is once again a collaborative effort between the CEMRRAT2 Task Force and CWP. This third edition of the guide continues to focus on women and psychologists of color pursuing careers in academia, including African Americans/Blacks, American Indians/Native Americans, Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders, Latinas/os/Hispanics, White women (in some contexts), and the potential issues regarding intersectionality for these populations with other identities (i.e., sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, etc.).

Thank you to HELI 2010 alumna Dr. Earlise Ward for sharing this resource.

Surviving and Thriving in Academia: A Guide for Members of Marginalized Groups (PDF)

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