How Implicit Associations Can Thwart Equitable Hiring Decisions
Associations are mental shortcuts our brains develop to connect ideas or things and reduce processing time. While not inherently bad, associations can manifest in the form of implicit, or unconscious, bias. When left unmitigated, implicit bias can influen ...
The Language of Inclusion: Pronouns and Other Gendered Words
Pronouns are tools for effective and efficient communication, and their intentional or unintentional misuse can cause confusion and harm. Using gender-affirming pronouns and avoiding unnecessary use of other gendered words is essential to creating spaces ...
Dr. Tiffany Halsell
Dr. Tiffany Halsell Multicultural Student Initiatives Director firstname.lastname@example.org Dr. Tiffany Y. Halsell is excited to join the CFAES family as the DEI Multicultural Student Initiatives Director to support the needs of multicultural and underrepresented ...
Inclusive and Equitable Hiring Practices
This 90-minute program provides an overview of best practices for recruiting a diverse candidate pool and equitably evaluating them. Participants will examine the role that various forms of bias can play in screening applicants and identify ways that priv ...
Practicing Bystander Intervention Strategies
All too often we witness subtle comments or behaviors rooted in bias that cause harm to others, sometimes unintentionally and frequently directed toward people from marginalized social identity groups. Have you ever witnessed a bias incident such as a mic ...
CFAES DEI Action Council
THE CFAES DEI Action Council comprised of faculty, staff, and students and has representatives from both Columbus and Wooster Campus and counties who are dedicated to matching diversity with action. Moving beyond words, the CFAES DEI Action Council hosts ...
The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion's Monthly Newsletter ran its first issue in January 2021.The newsletter features upcoming events, information on professional development opportunities, and resources to help support the CFAES communi ...
CFAES Principles of Community
We are a community of people whose principles strive to create and contribute to a more equitble and just commmunity. Our Principles of Community foster our vision for our communty. To affirm our conviction that racism has no place in CFAES, we invite yo ...
CFAES Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Workshops
Professional Development Workshops Workshops are facilitated by Dr. Leo Taylor, Program Manager in the CFAES Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, unless otherwise specified. They are scheduled throughout the year and address a variety of diversity, ...
Difficult Conversations: Communicating Effectively Across Difference
Have you ever engaged in a conversation about an uncomfortable or sensitive topic with someone who is very different from you and didn't know how to approach it? Conversations between people with different views and lived experiences can go awry and ...