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Do you find yourself worried about backlash for your social justice work in the academy? Need feedback about your own work as an ally and accomplice? The Enough Squad community and newsletter were designed for you as a social justice academic.

Free stuff for your journey

For all of you out there working to bring critical analysis of intersectionality, privilege, and social justice into the classroom and workplace, I hope to support your work. Check it all out!

The Syllabus Challenge

Ready to make some major upgrades to your equity and inclusion approach? My Syllabus Challenge helps you take your syllabus and course to the next level for inclusive practices and increasing sense of belonging. The first cues of welcome and affirmation come from your syllabus. Why not make the most of this central document to get marginalized and under-represented students off the to best possible start in your course?

podcast on intersectional pedagogy

Dr. Tina Pippin, Professor at Agnes Scott College, hosts the Nothing Never Happens podcast. 

Part 1 (32 min): We discussed the definition of intersectionality, how we came to this theory, how we apply this approach in the classroom, and student learning outcomes.  

Intersectional Pedagogies Podcast, Part 1

Part 2 (35 minutes): we talk about student and institutional resistance and challenges, along with concrete curricular and teaching suggestions for a culturally relevant pedagogy.

Intersectional Pedagogies Podcast, Part 2

Desdamona Rios & Kim Case

intersectionality project

The Intersections Pubic Education Project was developed as a faculty-student collaboration to emphasize intersectionality theory as applied to real world social issues such as racism, privilege, marginalization of LGBT individuals, sexism, and more. This assignment requires students to create and carry out a public education project that raises awareness of an intersectional social issue or teaches about the concept of intersectionality and the matrix of oppression and privilege.

Pedagogical Information– learning goals, assignment instructions, information for your syllabus.Download

Teaching Handout– to teach students about the theory of intersectionality and the matrix of domination. Includes images and games to help students better understand such an abstract concept (final project by Angela MIller).Download

Syllabus– the Psychology of Gender, Race, and Sexuality course has an intersectional theory focus infused throughout.Download

Student Project Example

documentary– explored how images of race and gender interact in popular films to present stereotypes of Asian women and men.

"It was extremely exciting and motivating! I will never forget the lesson I learned not to be afraid to exhibit my work, and I will always remember feeling that I can help make a difference in education. What a lesson in self-efficacy this class brought to my life!"
Angela Miller
(created Scrabble image above)

sample intersectionality teaching resources

For more teaching resources by Dr. Case including readings with discussion questions, online readings and videos, grab bag activity, and pedagogical readings click link below.

infusing intersectionality: psychology of women

The resources below provide instructors with teaching tools for infusing intersectionality into a Psychology of Women course. In fact, the readings, videos, current events, could be used in a wide-range of courses with the goal of developing an intersectional focus. I developed these various resources when teaching an online undergraduate course using a 10-module structure. However, all of the materials could also be used in face-to-face courses.

The details related to this entire course and the use of the materials below can be found in the Case and Rios (2017) chapter within Intersectional Pedagogy: Complicating Identity and Social Justice.

Kim Case & Angela Miller

teaching social psychology of social issues

The content below provides educators with ideas for incorporating current social issues and  social justice into a Social Psychology course. 

In this course, students and I apply social psychology research, theory, and concepts to a variety of social issues such as in-groups/out-groups, prejudice & discrimination,  social movements, social policy, ally behavior to support social change, experiences of marginalization, privilege, intersections of identity, and social forces and barriers within social institutions.