Scholar Spotlight with Dr. Rockquemore aka The Realist Advice You’ll Ever Get On this Scholar Spotlight episode, TET interviews Dr. Kerry Ann Rockquemore, Founder and CEO of the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity and author of The Black Academic’s Guide to Winning Tenure Without Losing Your Soul. We discuss Dr. Rockquemore’s educational trajectory, her inspo for starting the NCFDD, and Dr. Rockquemore gives … Continue reading Podcast Scholar Spotlight: Dr. Kerry Ann Rockquemore
THE EBONY TOWER SYLLABUS
A list of recommended literature and media cited by our Scholar Spotlight Features.
At The Ebony Tower, we believe it’s important to deliberately read and cite the work of scholars of color. To make this process more efficient, we are organizing a comprehensive list of blackademic literature according to fields of study which you can find below. Please email us to recommend a book to our syllabus (even your own). SOCIOLOGY Alexes Harris. 2016. A Pound of Flesh: … Continue reading The Ebony Tower Syllabus: Sociology
Check out The Ebony Tower’s guide to securing excellent letters of recommendation. You can read the 7 tips at https://theebonytower.com/2016/08/14/the-ebony-towers-guide-to-securing-great-recommendations/ Continue reading Video: The Guide to Securing Great Recommendations
Each year, U.S. universities award more than 55,000 doctoral degrees. Among degree holders, less than 15% are Black, Latinx, or Native American. Often serving as trailblazers in their communities and disciplines, scholars of color face unique challenges as they scale the Ivory Tower. Enter the Ebony Tower podcast—a resource, conversation and community for and by brilliant yet underrecognized and underrepresented scholars of color. Get to … Continue reading Introducing The Ebony Tower Podcast
Home is Where My Heart Resides… The U.S. Navy Veteran, turned Howard Hughes Medical Institute funded scientist, explains why he’s coming home to obtain his medical education. By Russell Joseph Ledet There’s an indescribable feeling that comes from basking in the summer sun in Lake Charles, Louisiana—Sugar-soaked snow cones, boiled crawfish, and that Cajun accent that exudes southern hospitality. Listening to my brothers and sisters … Continue reading Home is Where My Heart Resides…