Think Tank Information

March 22-23, 2017

Jackson Convention Complex
105 East Pascagoula Street, 
Jackson, Mississippi 39201

IMPLICIT BIAS THINK TANK OVERVIEW

IMPLICIT BIAS THINK TANK SPEAKER BIOS

IMPLICIT BIAS THINK TANK SCHEDULE

IMPLICIT BIAS THINK TANK RESOURCES

SUGGESTED READINGS (Google Drive Link)

 

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Implicit Bias Think Tank Resources

Harvard Implicit Association Test

The Harvard University Project Implicit provides several tests designed to measure the user's preferences for particular asociations, which can indicate implicit bias in decision-making.  The following tests are best suited for understanding implicit bias in academic settings.

  • Gender-Science IAT
  • Race IAT
  • Gender-Career IAT

 


 

Additional resources are organized by session and then by speaker.

March 22, 2017 – Implicit Bias Introductory Talks

Autumn Reed, Ph.D.

Equity, Inquiry, Organizational Learning and Leadership

Dowd, A. C., Bishop, R. M., & Bensimon, E. M. (2015). Critical action research on race and equity in higher education. In Martinez-Aleman, A. M., Bensimon, E. M., & Pusser, B.  (Eds.) Critical approaches to the study of higher education. (pp. 174-192) Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Felix, E. R., Bensimon, E. M., Hanson, D., Gray, J. and Klingsmith, L. (2015), Developing Agency for Equity-Minded Change. New Directions for Community Colleges, 2015: 25–42.

Martinez-Aleman, A. M. (2015). Critical approaches to the study of higher education. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ Press.

Dowd, A. C., & Bensimon, E. M. (2015). Engaging the "race question": accountability and equity in US higher education. New York, NY: Teachers College Press.

 

March 22, 2017 – Keynote Address

Suzi Iacono, Ph.D.

 

Ala Qubbaj, Ph.D.

 

March 22, 2017 – Implicit Bias Seminar Talks

Charles Gallagher, Ph.D.

Readings:

Gallagher, C. A., & Twine, F. W. (2013). Retheorizing race and whiteness in the 21st century: changes and challenges. London: Routledge. (http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415680004/)

Gallagher, C. A. (2012). Rethinking the color line readings in race and ethnicity. Boston: McGraw-Hill. (http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0078026636/information_center_view0/)

Lippard, C. D., & Gallagher, C. A. (2011). Being brown in Dixie: race, ethnicity, and Latino immigration in the new South. Boulder, CO: FirstForumPress. (https://www.firstforumpress.com/title/Being_Brown_in_Dixie_Race_Ethnicity_and_Latino_Immigration_in_the_New_South)

Steele, Claude M. (2011) Whistling Vivaldi: How stereotypes affect us and what we can do. New York: W.W. Norton.

Bensimon, E. M. (2016). Five principles for exacting equity by design. Diversity and Democracy, The Equity Imperative, 19(1). Retrieved March 16, 2017.

 


 

March 23, 2017 – Implicit Bias Seminar Talks

Walter S. Gilliam, Ph.D.

Readings:

Gilliam, Walter S.  “Early Childhood Expulsions and Suspensions Undermine Our Nation’s Most Promising Agent of Opportunity and Social Justice.”  Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (September 2016)

Gilliam, Walter S., Angela N. Maupin, Chin R. Reyes, Maria Accavitti, and Frederick Shic.  “Do Early Educators’ Implicit Biases Regarding Sex and Race Relate to Behavior Expectations and Recommendations of Preschool Expulsions and Suspension.”  Yale University Child Study Center (September 28, 2016).

 

Brenda Manuel, J.D.