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Welcome to Teaching in Color! 

This podcast gives voice to the teaching experiences of faculty of color who've been silenced, marginalized and ignored, their careers destroyed for far too long, most often by the allies presumed to support them. A thriving diverse faculty is essential for a thriving and successful student body, campus and community culture.

Faculty of color - find affirmation, validation and empowerment here. Faculty and administrator allies - take note and then take action. Teaching in Color shares how.  

Jan 8, 2021

In this series, we are going to talk about the mistakes universities make when they are trying to retain Black faculty; why it matter (especially now); and what you can do right now (as in today) to change it.


Part one

We are exhausted, we are over it. Campuses say they are down for doing antiracism work, but they are...

Nov 16, 2020

In the third and final part of my interview with a successful woman of color humanities professor, we continue our discussion about the disconnect between the stated intent of campuses to deal with anti-Blackness, and their treatment of their own Black faculty, as well as about finding hope and solutions to make the...

Oct 30, 2020

In Part Two of my interview with a successful woman of color humanities professor, we continue our discussion about tenure and promotion, the problematic nature of student evaluations and peer reviews, and what she wishes her institution would do differently. If you are feeling alone on your campus as you struggle with...

Sep 24, 2020

In this three part series, I interview a tenured humanities professor who will candidly share her experiences being a woman faculty of color. We’ll talk about her teaching style, the reactions from her students and colleagues, and the problems this causes on the road to tenure and promotion.

The interview:


There is...

Sep 3, 2020

How institutions derail the tenure of women faculty of color


Recently, on a panel for an event called Negotiating Power & Status in the Academy, I spoke about how teaching is one of the main ways that institutions derail tenure for women faculty of color. In this episode, I break down why women faculty of color are so...