Kerry Ann Rockquemore

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Biography

Kerry Ann Rockquemore is executive director of the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity. Her scholarship has focused on interracial families, biracial identity, and the politics of racial categorization. She is author of Beyond Black and Raising Biracial Children, as well as over two dozen articles and book chapters on multiracial youth. After Kerry Ann became a tenured professor, her focus shifted to improving conditions for pre-tenure faculty by creating supportive communities for writing productivity and work/life balance. Her award-winning work with under-represented faculty led to the publication of her most recent book: The Black Academic's Guide to Winning Tenure Without Losing Your Soul. Kerry Ann provides workshops for faculty at colleges across the U.S. and works with a select group of faculty each semester in the Faculty Success Program.

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Sink or Swim

Oct 17, 2011

Colleges need to abandon the philosophy they use to justify doing little to help new faculty members, writes Kerry Ann Rockquemore.

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Don’t Talk About Mentoring

Oct 3, 2011

To get the guidance you need, replace your vague sense of unease with a specific list of needs, writes Kerry Ann Rockquemore.

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