Mentorship of Minorities in Research: What is the Problem ?. Keith B. Wilson, Ph.D. The Pennsylvania State University. Advanced Organizer. HBCUs and Support Question… Demographics: Themes Attrition Defined Mentoring Shortcomings Best Practices . HBCUs.
Keith B. Wilson, Ph.D.
The Pennsylvania State University
Is there a problem with mentoring minorities in a research capacity?
A gradual reduction in number or strength because of constant stress.
It is reported that many European Americans feel that African Americans are hired solely based on race, in spite of being fully qualified for available positions (Aberson & Haag, 2003). Other groups, namely Black Latinos and Asians show intermediate support, or greater support than European American’s, for affirmative action (Bell, Harrison, & McLaughlin, 1997; Kravitz, 2008).