435. Issues Facing Graduate Students of Color in the Profession
Thursday, 7 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., 309, WSCC
Program arranged by the Graduate Student Caucus
Presiding: Reginald A. Wilburn, Univ. of New Hampshire, Durham
Speakers: Koritha Mitchell, Ohio State Univ., Columbus; Nahir Otaño Gracia, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst; Roopika Risam, Emory Univ.; Tyechia Thompson, Howard Univ.; Min Yang, Univ. of Alberta
As they prepare to enter the profession, graduate students of color face a number of barriers, some structural and institutional, others covert and implicit. This roundtable is designed to call attention to areas where higher education is falling short of its commitment to accessibility, equity, and diversity, as well as to suggest ways to overcome these barriers.
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