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Shalka, Tricia R. – Review of Higher Education, 2019
Research confirms trauma as pervasive in college student populations. Yet, a literature gap exists regarding the intersection of trauma and college student development. The purpose of this constructivist grounded theory study, informed by situational analysis, was to understand how college student identity development is impacted by college…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Grounded Theory, Trauma, College Students
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Szelényi, Katalin; Bresonis, Kate; Mars, Matthew M. – Review of Higher Education, 2016
This article explores the science identities of 21 women STEM Ph.D. students at three research universities in the United States. Following a narrative approach, the findings depict five salient science identities, including those of a) academic, b) entrepreneurial, c) industrial, and d) policy scientist and e) scientist as community educator. Our…
Descriptors: Females, Graduate Students, STEM Education, Research Universities
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Levin, John S.; Montero Hernandez, Virginia – Review of Higher Education, 2014
This article addresses the identity claims of part-time faculty at three types of higher education institutions. Using culture theory and professional identity theory, the article documents that part-time faculty members across institutions have a divided sense of identity. On the one hand, they perceive themselves as professionals based on their…
Descriptors: Public Colleges, Part Time Faculty, College Faculty, Professional Identity
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Garcia, Gina A. – Review of Higher Education, 2016
As institutions not founded to "serve" Latina/o students, Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) are criticized for solely being "Hispanic-enrolling," with access and graduation rates being hypothesized as indicators of an organizational identity for HSIs. Drawing from a case study with 88 participants, the purpose of this…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Institutional Characteristics, Self Concept, College Students
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Luedke, Courtney L.; Collom, Gresham D.; McCoy, Dorian L.; Lee-Johnson, Jamila; Winkle-Wagner, Rachelle – Review of Higher Education, 2019
Through analysis of student interviews and program staff interviews, this project explores how one program was crafted to help Students of Color develop competencies for educational success, gain exposure to undergraduate research, and maintain their cultural identities as part of their scholarly pursuits. Findings revealed that intentional…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Minority Group Students, African American Students, Hispanic American Students
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Eaton, Paul William; Bustamante, Rebecca McBride; Ates, Burcu; Berg, Helen – Review of Higher Education, 2019
A novel process--"dialogic cartographic narratives"--is introduced as a method for facilitating faculty members' understanding of their own privilege(s) and their complicity in maintaining systemic injustices in higher education institutions. The process involves critical interrogation of life stories and privileged identities over time…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Advantaged, Personal Narratives, Self Concept
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Griffin, Kimberly A.; Bennett, Jessica C.; Harris, Jessica – Review of Higher Education, 2013
Little work has addressed the ways in which race and gender intersect and shape Black professors' experiences as they seek professional advancement. Framed by critical race theory, this qualitative study uses discourse analysis to analyze the narratives of 28 Black professors employed at two research universities. Findings suggest that…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged, Race, Critical Theory, Gender Differences