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YOLANDA FLORES NIEMANN

In: Handbook of Racial & Ethnic Minority Psychology

Chapter 5: The Psychology of Tokenism: Psychosocial Realities of Faculty of Color

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The Psychology of Tokenism: Psychosocial Realities of Faculty of Color
The psychology of tokenism: Psychosocial realities of faculty of color

People's stereotypical image of university professors is one of White males who wear eyeglasses, whose work is considered important and valuable by the university and the community of scholars, and who are accorded high status and respect by their students and colleagues. Professors are generally considered to have a very good quality of life. Indeed, a job as a tenure-stream faculty member in a research institution, a position that is expected to lead to job security, is considered one of high status and prestige and is coveted by many Ph.D. graduates (Menges, 1999). However, the reality of faculty of color is very likely quite different from ...

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