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Diversity in STEM

Links to databases and resources for diversity in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Resources related to race, ethnicity, geography, culture, gender, sexual orientation, ability/disability, and other differences.

Recommended Journals

In addition to using research databases to find diversity in STEM related information, you can browse specific journals using the same search strategies. Take a look at the journals listed below to see what you can find.

Getting Started with Articles

Below is a list of academic journal articles and editorials that relate to diversity, equity, inclusion, accessibility, and/or belonging in STEM disciplines and careers. This is not meant to be an exhaustive list of articles. Think of these as good starting points to exploring diversity in STEM.

Embracing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Scientific Community. (2022). Mahdi Garelnabi et. al (authors). Front. Cardiovasc. Med., 13 April 2022. doi:10.3389/fcvm.2022.863256.

Moving diversity, equity, and inclusion from opinion to evidence. (2022). Antentor Hinton Jr. and W. Marcus Lambert (authors). Cell Reports Medicine. Volume 3, Issue 4, 19 April 2022. doi:10.1016/j.xcrm.2022.100619.

INCLUSIVE ADDIE: Initial Considerations for DEI Pedagogy. (2022). Chris Gamrat, Sonia Tiwari, and Saliha Ozkan Bekiroglu (Penn State University authors). EDUCAUSE Review. March 10, 2022.

Am I a Science Person? A Strong Science Identity Bolsters Minority Students’ Sense of Belonging and Performance in College. (2021). Susie Chen et. al (authors). Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. 2021;47(4):593-606. doi:10.1177/0146167220936480.

Taking an antiracist posture in scientific publications in human genetics and genomics. (2021). Kyle B. Brothers, Robin L. Bennett, and Mildred K. Cho (authors). Genetics in Medicine. Volume 23, Issue 6, June 2021, Pages 1004-1007. doi:10.1038/s41436-021-01109-w.

How LGBT+ scientists would like to be included and welcomed in STEM workplaces. (2020). Kendall Powell , Ruth Terry, and Sophia Chen (authors). Nature Career Feature.

Black physicists matter. (2020). Nat. Phys. 16, 817 (2020). doi:10.1038/s41567-020-1010-x.

Diversity through equity and inclusion: The responsibility belongs to all of us. (2020). James A. Olzmanna (author). Mol Biol Cell. 2020 Dec 1; 31(25): 2757–2760. doi:10.1091/mbc.E20-09-0575.