Ladson-Billings, G. (1995). Toward a theory of culturally relevant pedagogy. American educational research journal, 32(3), 465-491.

In the midst of discussions about improving education, teacher education, equity, and diversity, little has been done to make pedagogy a central area of investigation. This article attempts to challenge […]

Lundberg, C. A., & Schreiner, L. A. (2004). Quality and frequency of faculty-student interaction as predictors of learning: An analysis by student race/ethnicity. Journal of College Student Development, 45(5), 549-565.

Student engagement with faculty members and its relationship to learning was investigated for students of seven different racial/ethnic groups (N = 4,501), yielding small differences by student race/ethnicity. Relationships with […]

Cejda, B. D., & Rhodes, J. H. (2004). Through the pipeline: The role of faculty in promoting associate degree completion among Hispanic students. Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 28(3), 249-262.

The community college has been identified as the primary educational pipeline for Hispanic students’ entry into higher education. The vast majority of research has focused on this pipeline in terms […]

Reyes, X. A., & Ríos, D. I. (2005). Dialoguing the Latina experience in higher education. Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 4(4), 377-391.

In this article, the authors discuss experiences and processes in their professional development as Latina academics. They frame their dialogue chronologically around the following themes: family background, graduate school, experiences […]

Bordes, V., & Arredondo, P. (2005). Mentoring and 1st-year Latina/o college students. Journal of Hispanic higher education, 4(2), 114-133.

This study focuses on college students of Latina/o heritage—one of the fastest growing college student groups, but with a slowly increasing graduation rate. The purpose of this study was to […]

Cole, D. (2008). Constructive criticism: The role of student-faculty interactions on African American and Hispanic students’ educational gains. Journal of College Student Development, 49(6), 587-605.

Using a longitudinal sample of 1,422 African American and Hispanic students, the purpose of the study was to examine the effects of faculty constructive criticism on students’ GPA and educational […]

Komarraju, M., Musulkin, S., & Bhattacharya, G. (2010). Role of student–faculty interactions in developing college students’ academic self-concept, motivation, and achievement. Journal of college student development, 51(3), 332-342.

Student–faculty interactions can be crucial in developing students’ academic self-concept and enhancing their motivation and achievement. Colleges and universities that actively foster close and frequent contact between their students and […]

Ek, L. D., Cerecer, P. D. Q., Alanís, I., & Rodríguez, M. A. (2010). “I don’t belong here”: Chicanas/Latinas at a Hispanic serving institution creating community through muxerista mentoring. Equity & Excellence in Education, 43(4), 539-553.

In order to create more diverse communities and greater social justice in academia, a group of Chicana/Latina junior faculty at a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) established a research collaborative, Research […]

Dika, S. L. (2012). Relations with faculty as social capital for college students: Evidence from Puerto Rico. Journal of College Student Development, 53(4), 596-610.

In this study, a social capital framework was adopted to investigate the extent to which academically focused interactions with faculty and other institutional agents serve as social capital for college […]

Kim, Y. K., & Sax, L. J. (2014). The effects of student–faculty interaction on academic self-concept: Does academic major matter?. Research in Higher Education, 55(8), 780-809.

Using cross-classified multilevel modeling, this study attempted to improve our understanding of the group-level conditional effects of student–faculty interaction by examining the function of academic majors in explaining the effects […]

Fuentes, M. V., Alvarado, A. R., Berdan, J., & DeAngelo, L. (2014). Mentorship matters: Does early faculty contact lead to quality faculty interaction?. Research in Higher Education, 55(3), 288-307.

This study seeks to understand the factors that contribute to a type of student–faculty interaction known to have particular benefits for students, faculty mentorship. Using three-time-point data from the Cooperative […]

Stebleton, M. J., & Aleixo, M. B. (2015). Examining undocumented Latino/a student interactions with faculty and institutional agents. Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 14(3), 256-273.

This study explored the experiences of nine undocumented Latino/a students and their perception of interactions with faculty and institutional agents at a predominantly White institution (PWI). Using Charmaz as a […]

Trolian, T. L., & Parker III, E. T. (2017). Moderating Influences of Student–Faculty Interactions on Students’ Graduate and Professional School Aspirations. Journal of College Student Development, 58(8), 1261-1267.

There is an inverse relationship between lifetime unemployment rates and attainment of advanced college degrees, as well as a positive relationship between levels of human capital and graduate degree attainment […]