Humanizing the tenure years for faculty of color: Reflections from STAR mentors

Jennifer D. Turner, Marcelle M. Haddix, Mileidis Gort, Eurydice B. Bauer

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In this essay, some of the 2015-2017 STAR mentors (mentors of authors in this special issue) illustrate the importance for policymakers, professional organizations, school administrators, and state and system administrators to foster bidirectional relationships with early career scholars of Color. This Insight Column provides the field of language and literacy education, administrators, and state and federal policymakers with recommendations and implications on how to better prepare, serve, retain, and humanize early career scholars of Color.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)582-589
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Literacy Research
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017


  • Diversity
  • Higher education
  • Professional development

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Language and Linguistics
  • Linguistics and Language


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