L. Rafael Reif, Provost

Report of the Initiative for Faculty Race and Diversity

Part I:
Executive Report and Recommendations

References for Executive Report

  1. MIT Mission Statement. Available from http://web.mit.edu/facts/mission.html.
  2. Hockfield, Susan (2008, February 21). MIT President's Speech for MIT MLK Day Celebration, Cambridge, MA. Available from http://web.mit.edu/hockfield/speeches/2008-mlk-breakfast.html.
  3. U.S. Census Report (2008). U.S. Census Bureau, Washington, D.C.
  4. Phillips, K.W.; Loyd, D.L. (2006). When Surface and Deep-Level Diversity Collide: The Effects on Dissenting Group Members. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 99.
  5. Sommers, S.R. (2006). On Racial Diversity and Group Decision Making: Identifying Multiple Effects of Racial Composition on Jury Deliberations. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 90, 597-612.
  6. A Study on the Status of Women Faculty in Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1999), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA. Available from http://web.mit.edu/faculty/reports/overview.html.
  7. Tapia, R.A. (2007). True Diversity Doesn't Come from Abroad. Chronicles of Higher Education, 54, B34.
  8. Tapia, R.A. (2009). Minority Students and Research Universities: How to Overcome the 'Mismatch.' Chronicles of Higher Education, 55, A72.
  9. Nelson, Donna (2007). A National Analysis of Minorities in Science and Engineering Faculties at Research Universities, National Science Foundation.
  10. Davis, R.L. (1979). Master's dissertation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA.
  11. Thomas, D.A. (2001, April). The Truth about Mentoring Minorities: Race Matters. The Harvard Business Review, Harvard Business Publishing: Cambridge, MA, 98-107.
  12. Thomas, D.A. (1993). Racial Dynamics in Cross-Race Developmental Relationships. Administrative Science Quarterly, 38, 169-194.
  13. Hekman, D.R., Aquino, K., Owens, B.P., Mitchell, T.R., Schilpzand, P., & Leavitt, K. (2009). An Examination of Whether and How Racial and Gender Biases Influence Customer Satisfaction. Academy of Management Journal, in press.
  14. Amodio, D. M., & Devine, P. G. (2006). Stereotyping and Evaluation in Implicit Race Bias: Evidence for Independent Constructs and Unique Effects on Behavior. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 91, 652-661.
  15. Barden, J., Maddux, W. W., Petty, R. E., & Brewer, M. B. (2004). Contextual Moderation of Racial Bias: The Impact of Social Roles on Controlled and Automatically Activated Attitudes. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 87, 5-22.
  16. Coleman, M. G. (2003). Job Skill and Black Male Wage Discrimination. Social Science Quarterly, 84, 892-905.

H. Follow-up on the Preliminary Report:
Short-Term Recommendations
of the Initiative


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