Differentiated Academic Advising Strategies for Students Beyond the Margins features the voices of current scholars and practitioners who articulate culturally responsive academic advising strategies that expand traditional academic advising practices. The chapter authors encourage higher education practitioners to situate their work within the unique and diverse needs of their students for the purpose of truly and authentically supporting the whole student. Additionally, this volume highlights new and innovative scholarship centering on the needs of diverse students.
Dr. Valerie J. Thompson has a doctoral degree in Adult and Higher Education, from the University of Oklahoma and has 16 years of experience in higher education. Specifically, she coordinates and teaches within the Higher Education Leadership Graduate Certificate program at Wichita State University and her research interests center Black women student affairs professionals and burnout, compassion fatigue, intersectionality, (race and gendered) stress and (race and gendered) fatigue.
Dr. Jean A Patterson has a doctoral degree in Educational Leadership from UNC-Chapel Hill and has 24 years of experience in higher education as an administrator and faculty member. She is graduate coordinator for the EdD in Educational leadership at Wichita State University and has published and presented research about issues relevant to higher education, with a focus on how to best serve underrepresented student populations.
Chapter 1: College Students Do Not Live “Single-Issue Lives:” Toward Intersectional Approaches to Academic Advising- Geneva Sarcedo
Chapter 2: Belonging and Relevance: Supporting Autistic Students - Carolyn O’Laughlin and Rebecca Linz O’Laughlin
Chapter 3: You are an Asset! A Personal Scholarly Narrative of Academic Advisement for International Student - Sarah Schiffecker
Chapter 4: Culturally Responsive Strategies for Advising Student Veterans - Phillip Morris, Patty Witkowsky, and Allison BrckaLorenz
Chapter 5: “We Few, We Happy Few:” Differentiating Advising Models for Academic Student Success of Military and Veteran Students on College and University Campuses - Matthew C. Kemmit, Jocelyn A. Gutierrez, and Zarrina T. Azizova
Chapter 6: A Theory-Based Approach to Advising Military Students - Robert Heckrote, Monteigne S. Long, and Karen J. Hamman
Chapter 7: An Intersectional, Asset-Based Approach to Advising First-Generation College Students of Color - Reena Patel-Viswanath and Brandy Bryson
Chapter 8: Using Culturally Responsive Trauma-Informed Approaches to Advising for First-Generation, Graduate Level Students - Avery B. Olson and Lindsey Sterk
Chapter 9: Advising Gen Z First Generation Students from a New Perspective - Nicole Lambright
Chapter 10: Historically Black Colleges and Universities in North Carolina: Holistic Student Support toward Black Male Success - Brandy Bryson and Will Sheppard
Chapter 11: Do You See Us Now? Exploring Belonging and Mattering among Asian Students in Academic Advising - Valerie J Thompson, Jean A Patterson, Gabriel Fonseca and Joseph Shepard
Chapter 12: Valorando las Culturas de Nuestros Estudiantes: Validating Culturally Responsive Practices to Support Latinx Community College Students and Their Communities - Cynthia Maribel Alcantar, Edwin Hernandez, Vidal Vargas, Alina Nicole Moya, and Rocio Nava
Chapter 13: Appreciative Assessment for Culturally Responsive Advising - Ye He, Bryant Hutson, and Jesse Ford
Chapter 14: Dear White Academic Advisors: Pursuing Antiracism Through Theory-to-Practice Work - Anna Peace
Chapter 15: Equity-Oriented Advisor Professional Identity - Leonor L. Wangensteen, Erin Moira Lemrow, and Craig M. McGill
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Differentiated Academic Advising Strategies for Students Beyond the Margins is a must read for academic advisors who care about culturally responsive approaches to advising. Thompson and Patterson’s edited book invites readers to connect culturally responsive theory, research, and practice in our daily work.