Diversity & Democracy, Fall 2009

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Teaching Diversity and Democracy across the Disciplines: Who, What, and How

By incorporating diverse content, perspectives, and approaches into the curriculum, faculty of all disciplines have found both pedagogical and curricular routes that strengthen scholarship and prepare students for engagement with today's complex world. This issue of Diversity & Democracy explores the various ways that faculty are engaging with diversity across the disciplines to support student learning and improve achievement of important liberal learning outcomes.

Table of Contents

By Kathryn Peltier Campbell

Featured Topic

By Jack Meacham, SUNY distinguished teaching professor emeritus, University at Buffalo–State University of New York

By Susan M. Shaw, director of women's studies and the Difference, Power, and Discrimination program, and Donna A. Champeau, director of Women's Advancement and Gender Equity and associate professor of public health, both at Oregon State University; and Robert Amico, professor of philosophy at St. Bonaventure University in New York

By Mary Ann Studer, associate dean, McMaster School for Advancing Humanity, and assistant professor of physical science at Defiance College, Defiance, Ohio

By Eric Daigre, lecturer in the English department at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

By Michele DiPietro, instructor in the Department of Statistics and associate director of the Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence, Carnegie Mellon University

By Faisal Jaswal, assistant dean of Student Programs, Teresa McClane Jaswal, assistant director of the Center for Career Connections and the Women's Center, and Star Hang Nga Rush, director of the Center for Liberal Arts--all at Bellevue College


By Misha Charles, senior executive assistant to the president and legislative liaison at Keene State College

Campus Practice

By Lauren F. Howard, assistant professor in the Department of Biology, and Gregg Moore, associate professor in the Department of Art and Design--both of Arcadia University

By David Jan Cowan, director of and associate professor in the Architectural Technology Program at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)

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