Perils, Promise and Pitfalls of Diversity: Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

By Sharon Elise, Garry Rolison and Annette Daoud.

Published by The International Journal of Diversity in Education

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Article: Print $US10.00
Article: Electronic $US5.00

This presentation will chronicle and critically analyze strategies over the past decade of efforts on a university campus in southern California to define and enact diversity through collaborative and coordinated efforts from curriculum reform to creating a campus center devoted to scholarship and practices based in diversity, social justice and equity.

Keywords: Curriculum Reform, Diversity, Multicultural Education, Critical Race Theory

The International Journal of Diversity in Education, Volume 12, Issue 2, pp.93-101. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 345.760KB).

Dr. Sharon Elise

Professor, Sociology Department, College of Humanities, Arts, Behavioral & Social Sciences, California State University San Marcos, San Diego, California, USA

Scholarly Interests in Critical Race Studies in Sociology, Education, Social Identities, Gender, Qualitative Research and Race, Feminist Theories, with critical pedagogy in graduate and undergraduate studies, and interdisciplinary teaching and scholarship in Ethnic Studies and Women's Studies.

Garry Rolison

Professor, Sociology Department, College of Humanities, Arts, Behavioral and Social Sciences, California State University San Marcos, San Marcos, California, USA

Race and Ethnicity, Critical Criminology, Women in Prison, Critical Theory, and Social Status of African Americans.

Annette Daoud

School of Education, California State University San Marcos, San Diego, California, USA

Her area of study is multicultural and multilingual education and she has done extensive research with students that are English Language Learners, research on campus climate, and sociocultural aspects of schools.