DEI Enzymes And Lab Readings

D.E.I. Enzymes

Attached below are resources drafted by members of the Kerr Lab with the intention to catalyze conversations about diversity, equity, and inclusion that lead to productive changes within our lab environment and department as a whole.

Author Transparency Statement

Enzyme 0 - Introduction

Enzyme 1 - Pronouns

Enzyme 2 - Names

Enzyme 3 - Inclusive Discussions

Enzyme 4 - Inclusive Presentations

Enzyme 5 - Sex Inclusivity: Beyond a binary

Discussion Papers

Listed below are various papers, videos, and podcasts that we have discussed in our weekly lab meetings in an effort to better understand how to be antiracist in academia and encourage conversation amongst ourselves about steps we can take moving forward to promote a diverse and inclusive lab environment.

How is Transformative Justice Different from Restorative Justice? by Emma Stapleton

Evidence-Based Strategies for Improving Diversity and Inclusion in Undergraduate Research Labs by Ahmad et al. 2019

It Is Unethical To Teach Evolution Without Confronting Racism And Sexism by Dr. Holly Dunsworth

STEM faculty who believe ability is fixed have larger racial achievement gaps and inspire less student motivation in their classes by Canning et al. 2019

Academia Isn't a Safe Haven for Conversations About Race and Racism by Dr. Tsedale M. Melaku and Dr. Angie Beeman

An open letter to the EEB community | by Solo North (Composite voice of BIPOC experiences)

For Black Scientists, the Sorrow Is Also Personal by Dr. Kafui Dzirasa

Decolonizing Methodologies: Research and Indigenous People by Linda Tuhiwai Smith

Lessons from Microbes: What Can We Learn about Equity from Unculturable Bacteria? by Dr. Beronda Montgomery

Mentoring Lessons from Plants with Dr. Beronda Montgomery

Black In Microbiology Day 1 Keynote by Dr. Beronda Montgomery

Next Ep011: #GoodAncestor Robin DiAngelo on White Fragility with Layla Saad

ECR^2: African Americans in Evolutionary Science: Where We Have Been and What's Next by Dr. Joseph L. Graves

'Model Minority' Myth Again Used As A Racial Wedge Between Asians And Blacks by Kat Chow

Colorism and White Latinx Privilege via Pero Like

How to be an Antiracist with Ibram X. Kendi

Transcript of "The difference between being "not racist" and antiracist" with Ibram X. Kendi

An Open Letter: Scientists and Racial Justice by Dr. Joseph L. Graves and Dr. Erich D. Jarvis

African Americans in evolutionary science: where we have been, and what’s next with Dr. Joseph L. Graves

Why the Nonexistence of Biological Races Does Not Mean the Nonexistence of Racism by Dr. Joseph L. Graves