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The Development Of Mexican Nonproliferation Export Controls Cits Special Report, Jonathan Benjamin-Alvarado Dec 2004

The Development Of Mexican Nonproliferation Export Controls Cits Special Report, Jonathan Benjamin-Alvarado

Latino/Latin American Studies Reports

This report by OLLAS assistant director Jonathan Benjamin-Alvarado is part of a developing research and outreach project with the Center for International Trade and Security at the University of Georgia. It involved working with Mexican government officials to design and implement national responses to international agreements and obligations to ensure command and control of critical nuclear, biological, and chemical materials in Mexico. Dr. Benjamin-Alvarado conducted a comprehensive survey, which he administered in Argentina and Cuba previously, later in 2005 to assess Mexican export controls.


Enabling The Asian American Electorate: 2003 Voter Registration In Eleven Massachusetts Cities And Towns, Paul Watanabe, Michael Liu Dec 2004

Enabling The Asian American Electorate: 2003 Voter Registration In Eleven Massachusetts Cities And Towns, Paul Watanabe, Michael Liu

Institute for Asian American Studies Publications

For many in Massachusetts’ rapidly growing Asian American community, political participation is a vehicle to expand opportunities. Involvement in the selection of public officials and casting votes on critical issues are important manifestations of civic engagement. This participation, while it may offer opportunities for Asian Americans, also poses some significant challenges. In order to vote, adult residents must be United States citizens by birth or naturalization, but that is not enough. Citizens must also be registered to vote. This report provides the most detailed information on voter registration and Asian Americans in Massachusetts ever assembled. It includes analysis by the ...


Brown, June, Brown, June. Bronx African American History Project Nov 2004

Brown, June, Brown, June. Bronx African American History Project

Oral Histories

88th Interview

Interviewee: June DeVonish Brown

Interviewer: Mark Naison

Interview took place November 21, 2004

Summarized by Concetta Gleason 2-08-07

June DeVonish Brown’s mother was born in Freetown Village in Antigua and her father as born in Barbados. Brown was born in 1921 in Harlem Hospital. Her father was a jeweler and a superintendent, and her mother was a homemaker. In 1929, Brown and her family moved to the Bronx with her five siblings into a three bedroom apartment. Brown’s father was a Garveyite. Both her parents emphasized the importance of being educated and politics was always ...


Keller, Bernard., Keller, Bernard. Bronx African American History Project Nov 2004

Keller, Bernard., Keller, Bernard. Bronx African American History Project

Oral Histories

Bernard Keller was born on November 14 1952 and he lived in Washington Houses on 99th street until he was 8. His parents were Mable and Howard senior. He has two brothers and two sisters. His ancestry on both sides is African-American, not carribean. His father worked in the Housing Authority and his mother, once he and his siblings had grown up, worked as a school aid. However, both his mother and his father had only a rudimentary education, though this did not prevent them from encouraging their children to do well in school and go to college. When ...


Brown Vs. Board Of Education 50 Years Later: , Joseph L. White Nov 2004

Brown Vs. Board Of Education 50 Years Later: , Joseph L. White

Ninth Annual Conference POCPWI (2004)

No abstract provided.


Conference Agenda, Wayne A. Babchuk Nov 2004

Conference Agenda, Wayne A. Babchuk

Ninth Annual Conference POCPWI (2004)

No abstract provided.


Transforming Pwis To Have Racial And Cultural Integrative Climates, Jeanett Castellanos Nov 2004

Transforming Pwis To Have Racial And Cultural Integrative Climates, Jeanett Castellanos

Ninth Annual Conference POCPWI (2004)

Transforming PWIs to Have Racial and Cultural Integrative Climates: A Call for Collective Exploration and Consciousness in Higher Education


Have We Moved From The Tokens Of The Desegration Movement To Tokens In Predominantly White Institutions?, Anna Williams Shavers Nov 2004

Have We Moved From The Tokens Of The Desegration Movement To Tokens In Predominantly White Institutions?, Anna Williams Shavers

Ninth Annual Conference POCPWI (2004)

No abstract provided.


Recruitment Of Students Of Color Panel Discussion, Robert K. Page, George A. Jackson, Stephan Reyes Nov 2004

Recruitment Of Students Of Color Panel Discussion, Robert K. Page, George A. Jackson, Stephan Reyes

Ninth Annual Conference POCPWI (2004)

No abstract provided.


Perceptions Of Minority Student Athletes On Predominantly White Campuses, Paul Miles Nov 2004

Perceptions Of Minority Student Athletes On Predominantly White Campuses, Paul Miles

Ninth Annual Conference POCPWI (2004)

Perceptions of Minority Student Athletes on Predominantly White Campuses: Life After Sports


What Would "There" Look Like, Teresita Aguilar Nov 2004

What Would "There" Look Like, Teresita Aguilar

Ninth Annual Conference POCPWI (2004)

No abstract provided.


If Dr. King Were Alive Today, John Leonard Harris Nov 2004

If Dr. King Were Alive Today, John Leonard Harris

Ninth Annual Conference POCPWI (2004)

No abstract provided.


A Diversity Structure And Plan That Works: Successes And Challenges, Samuel R. Hodge, Delia R. Gamble, Wendy C. Naumann, Lisandra Pedraza, Robert Ransom, Janet Rivera, Amaury Samalot-Rivera Nov 2004

A Diversity Structure And Plan That Works: Successes And Challenges, Samuel R. Hodge, Delia R. Gamble, Wendy C. Naumann, Lisandra Pedraza, Robert Ransom, Janet Rivera, Amaury Samalot-Rivera

Ninth Annual Conference POCPWI (2004)

The intent of this panel discussion is to provide information on: (a) our Diversity Team; (b) the implementation of a Five- Year Diversity Plan; (c) effective recruitment and retention strategies for diversifying student, faculty, and administrative populations," and successes and challenges experienced in our diversification efforts at a predominantly White university.


Feelings And Experiences Of Alienation For Females Of Color At A Predominately White Institution: A Fireside Panel Chat, Be Stoney, Suzanne Mayo-Theus, Marcela Parra, Vera White Nov 2004

Feelings And Experiences Of Alienation For Females Of Color At A Predominately White Institution: A Fireside Panel Chat, Be Stoney, Suzanne Mayo-Theus, Marcela Parra, Vera White

Ninth Annual Conference POCPWI (2004)

While the upward progress post Brown v. Board of Education has been a slow movement for People of Color in the K -12 educational system, so has movement for People of Color in higher -education. Faculty and students of Color are under the constant microscope of writing, contributing to research, and participating in the development of future research, are prone to be deal with issues their White peers do not often face. This panel of color will share their feelings and experiences of alienation as well as how to survive on a Predominately White campus.


Multicultural Faculty And The Challenges They Face From Students And Administration: A Multiracial Perspective, Sloane M. Signal, Luis Peon-Casanova, Michele S. Foss Nov 2004

Multicultural Faculty And The Challenges They Face From Students And Administration: A Multiracial Perspective, Sloane M. Signal, Luis Peon-Casanova, Michele S. Foss

Ninth Annual Conference POCPWI (2004)

The identification of stereotypes and challenges multiracial faculty face from students and administrators, including an examination of ways to effectively deal with these stereotypes and challenges, and how all faculty of color can work to bring these issues to the forefront and change the perceptions of students and administrators.


Hawk Link Retention Program, Robert N. Page Jr., Juan Izaguirre Nov 2004

Hawk Link Retention Program, Robert N. Page Jr., Juan Izaguirre

Ninth Annual Conference POCPWI (2004)

Parents, faculty, and staff have preached the importance of the student's first year in college. Critical as this time is, many students view their freshman year as a time to experience everything that they can get involved in that is associated with college life. Unfortunately, some of these experiences are not as productive and can lead to a difficult first year which they will constantly battle the rest of their college days.


The View Of One University From Three Lenses, Beverly A. Davis, Lia Richards-Palmiter, Lloyd L. Lyter Nov 2004

The View Of One University From Three Lenses, Beverly A. Davis, Lia Richards-Palmiter, Lloyd L. Lyter

Ninth Annual Conference POCPWI (2004)

The presenters use their PWI University's Diversity Plan as the focus to present their individual perspectives on today and their (hopefully) shared vision for the future. An African American female junior faculty member, an African American female Ph.D. student, and a European American male tenured professor compare perspectives and visions.


Shap'n & Shak'n Institutions Of Color, Peter Szto Nov 2004

Shap'n & Shak'n Institutions Of Color, Peter Szto

Ninth Annual Conference POCPWI (2004)

The aim of this paper is to present an analysis of institutional racism for higher education. The paper outlines a critique of the race construct as a strategy to advance campus diversity and multicultural learning. The critique provides conceptual clarity and organizing strategies to advance antiracism within institutions.


Retention And Graduation Rates Of Students Of Color Since 1997: Impact Of New Nu Admission Standards , Katie Cervantes, John Lim Nov 2004

Retention And Graduation Rates Of Students Of Color Since 1997: Impact Of New Nu Admission Standards , Katie Cervantes, John Lim

Ninth Annual Conference POCPWI (2004)

The paper presents an ordinary least square analysis of the effect of the 1997 change in the University of Nebraska admission standards on enrollment and retention rates of students of color at UNL An overview is provided of programs and services offered by the UNL Office of Academic Support and Intercultural Services (OASIS) that aim to improve retention and graduation rates of students of color.


Aq Intervention For Assessing And Counseling Students Of Color At Predominantly White Institutions , Robert K. Murphy Nov 2004

Aq Intervention For Assessing And Counseling Students Of Color At Predominantly White Institutions , Robert K. Murphy

Ninth Annual Conference POCPWI (2004)

Learn about the power of the Affective Domain for Students of Color. Participants have the chance to see that the Affective domain is just as important as the Cognitive domain. They will see how the Affective domain is critically vital for the assessment and counseling of Students of Color, particularly at predominantly white institutions.


Hello, My Race Is_______________________ : Supporting The Identity Of Biracial College Students , Natasha H. Chapman Nov 2004

Hello, My Race Is_______________________ : Supporting The Identity Of Biracial College Students , Natasha H. Chapman

Ninth Annual Conference POCPWI (2004)

An entire generation of biracial individuals is coming of age suggesting that colleges and universities will experience an increase in their multiracial student body. Student affairs professionals are faced with the challenge of addressing the needs of this emerging student group. This presentation will describe this diverse population and educate student affairs professionals on their unique developmental views.


Lies My Teacher Told Me, Franklin Titus Thompson Iii Nov 2004

Lies My Teacher Told Me, Franklin Titus Thompson Iii

Ninth Annual Conference POCPWI (2004)

This workshop will present the quantitative findings of a study aimed at assessing what impact (1) traditional historical misinformation, and (2) the substitution of that information with revisionist history has on the perspectives of college pre-service and in-service education majors. In particular, we will investigate the impact James Lowen's "Lies My Teacher Told Me" has on that learning. The session will benefit educators and trainers who teach history and human and race relations courses.


Why Don't They Stay? Exploring Supervisors' Level Of Intercultural Sensitivity And Employee Perceptions Of Fairness In The Workplace, Gina S. Matkin Nov 2004

Why Don't They Stay? Exploring Supervisors' Level Of Intercultural Sensitivity And Employee Perceptions Of Fairness In The Workplace, Gina S. Matkin

Ninth Annual Conference POCPWI (2004)

"My supervisor is nice, but she/he just doesn't understand me!" This statement may help explain some of the mixed success for predominantly white workplaces in retaining people of color. This presentation outlines a dissertation study exploring the relationship between intercultural sensitivity of leaders, and followers' ratings of workplace fairness. Demographic similarity or difference between supervisor and supervisee will also be considered as a moderating variable. Findings may help us to better understand how workplace relationships impact issues related to retention.


Struggling With Declining Diversity In Professional Programs, Sandra K. Squires, Melodee Landis Nov 2004

Struggling With Declining Diversity In Professional Programs, Sandra K. Squires, Melodee Landis

Ninth Annual Conference POCPWI (2004)

In 2001, women faculty began a study of minority enrollment in UNO's College of Education. They'll overview their demographic analysis, review of the literature, interviews, collaborative efforts with Latino and Native American community agencies and other struggles as white women trying to address the decline of diversity in their institution.


Still Not The Stars: African Americans As Social Minorities In Television Advertising , Karie L. Hollerbach, Walter B. Jaehnig Nov 2004

Still Not The Stars: African Americans As Social Minorities In Television Advertising , Karie L. Hollerbach, Walter B. Jaehnig

Ninth Annual Conference POCPWI (2004)

Advertising can either provoke or prevent cultural change. It articulates ideas about social class, cultural values. and societal power. African Americans are still being presented in television advertising as members of social minorities who are less likely to speak, to assume positions of authority, or to personify dominant middle class values in America.


Developing, Implementing And Assessing Effective Strategies To Build An Inclusive Campus Climate , Jerusalem T. Howard Nov 2004

Developing, Implementing And Assessing Effective Strategies To Build An Inclusive Campus Climate , Jerusalem T. Howard

Ninth Annual Conference POCPWI (2004)

This session outlines steps to create and to sustain an inclusive campus climate. Presented strategies will focus on recruitment and retention, student and faculty mentoring, and community outreach. Strategy implementation recommendations discussed include gaining executive support, leveraging existing programs, and maximizing technology. Creating success metrics will also be covered.


The Welcome Theory: An Explanation For The Decreasing Number Of African Americans In Baseball, David C. Ogden Nov 2004

The Welcome Theory: An Explanation For The Decreasing Number Of African Americans In Baseball, David C. Ogden

Ninth Annual Conference POCPWI (2004)

The percentage of African Americans on the rosters of major league baseball teams is at a 30-year low, while the percentage of Caucasian players in the major leagues has remained relatively stable. Research indicates that the number of African Americans will continue to drop. The Welcome Theory uses several theoretical perspectives to explore why African Americans have turned away from baseball and embraced other sports, such as basketball. The theory has implications for designing sports programs that socialize youth into sports.


Race, Civil Rights, Ignorance, And The All-White Classroom, Michael A. Foley Nov 2004

Race, Civil Rights, Ignorance, And The All-White Classroom, Michael A. Foley

Ninth Annual Conference POCPWI (2004)

While students have heard and know something about Brown superficially, they remain ignorant about civil rights issues in general. My paper will demonstrate how I balance the necessary removal of ignorance with the need to maintain course substance and integrity.


Rap Music And Hip Hop On Amerian College Campuses, Earnest Bracey Nov 2004

Rap Music And Hip Hop On Amerian College Campuses, Earnest Bracey

Ninth Annual Conference POCPWI (2004)

My session will cover how many young African Americans believe that Rap music and Hip Hop is more important and relevant today on college campuses than the Civil Rights movement, or learning about the great works'. But one must seriously question whether Rap music and/or the Hip Hop culture is more significant than the movement that gave most Americans in the United States a modicum of equally in our institutionally racist society.


An Ongoing Relationship With Theory Inside The Structures Of Tenure Track, Kwakiutl Dreher, Harriet Mcleod, Gary K. Perry Nov 2004

An Ongoing Relationship With Theory Inside The Structures Of Tenure Track, Kwakiutl Dreher, Harriet Mcleod, Gary K. Perry

Ninth Annual Conference POCPWI (2004)

This panel asks how can junior faculty of color at a predominantly white research I institution stay versed and acquire new insights about theoretical principles? Tenure-track faculty are aware of expectations to produce scholarship, teach, and provide service worthy of tenure. But when, where, and more significant, with whom can the ongoing relationship with theory occur? What are the benefits of a community that has been developed to facilitate the dialogue on theory? Of paramount concern, how can the dialogues count towards tenure?