ERIC Number: EJ1167151
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018
Abstractor: As Provided
Racism Here, Racism There, Racism Everywhere: The Racial Realities of Minoritized Peer Socialization Agents at a Historically White Institution
Linley, Jodi L.
Journal of College Student Development, v59 n1 p21-36 Jan-Feb 2018
I critically examined the ways racially minoritized college students who served as peer socialization agents (i.e., orientation leaders, tour guides) experienced their campus climate in relation to their racial identities and student ambassador positions. Framed by critical race theory, the counternarratives of 11 racially minoritized peer socialization agents at a historically White institution illuminated the ways racially minoritized student leaders experienced pervasive racism despite their prestigious status at the institution. The results of this study suggest implications for practice and future research.
Descriptors: Racial Bias, College Students, Minority Group Students, Socialization, Personal Narratives, Student Attitudes, Student Role, Student Leadership, Guides, Self Concept, Racial Identification, Educational Environment, Whites, Institutional Characteristics, Qualitative Research, Semi Structured Interviews
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Education Level: Higher Education
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