Faculty Mentoring Program

Resources

 

Websites


 

Mama PhD

Mothers attempting to balance parenthood and academics

http://www.insidehighered.com/views/blogs/mama_phd

 

The Academic Ladder

Dissertation Coaching, Academic Career and Tenure

http://academicladder.com/

 

Books


Mentor interest book

 

On Being a Mentor: A Guide for Higher Education

http://www.amazon.com/Being-Mentor-Higher-Education-Faculty/dp/0805848975

 

Books for new faculty

 

The Academic's Handbook. 3rd Edition

A. Leigh DeNeef and Craufurd D. Goodwin, Editors, Duke University, 2007.

(Amazon link)

 

The Compleat Academic: A Career Guide.  2nd Edition.

Darley, John M., Mark P. Zanna, Henry L. Roediger III.    Washington, D.C.: American Psychology Association, 2003.

(Amazon link)

 

Coping with Faculty Stress: Survival Skills for Scholars 

Gmelch, Walter H., Coping with Faculty Stress: Survival Skills for Scholars, Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications, Inc., 1993.

(Amazon link)

 

Good Start: A Guidebook for New Faculty in Liberal Arts Colleges

Gibson, Gerald W. Good Start: A Guidebook for New Faculty in Liberal Arts Colleges. Bolton, MA: Anker Publishing Company, Inc., 1992.

(Amazon link)

 

Life on The Tenure Track: Lessons from the First Year

Lang, James M.  Life on the Tenure Track: Lessons from the First Year.  Baltimore, MD: John Hopkins, 2005.

(Amazon link)

 

Lifting a Ton of Feathers: A Women's Guide to Surviving in the Academic World 

Caplan, Paula J.   (1995).  Lifting a Ton of Feathers: A Women's Guide to Surviving in the Academic World.  Toronto:  University of Toronto Press.

(Amazon link)

 

Making Time, Making Change: Avoiding Overload in College Teaching 

Robertson, D. R.  (2003).  Making Time, Making Change:  Avoiding Overload in College Teaching.  Stillwater, Oklahoma:  New Forums Press.

(Amazon link)

 

Mentor in A Manual: Climbing the Academic Ladder to Tenure 

Schoenfeld, A. Clay and Robert Magnan. Mentor in a Manual: Climbing the Academic Ladder to Tenure. Madison, WI: Magna Publications, 1992.

(Amazon link)

 

New Faculty: A Practical Guide for Academic Beginners

Lucas, Christopher J. and John w. Murray, Jr.   (2002).  New Faculty: A Practical Guide for Academic Beginners.  New York:  Palgrave.

(Amazon link)

 

The New Professor's Handbook: A Guide to Teaching and Research in Engineering and Science 

Davidson, Cliff I. and Susan A. Ambrose. Bolton, MA: Anker Publishing Company, Inc., 1994.

(Amazon link)

 

Now What?: Readings on Surviving (and Even Enjoying) Your First Experience at College Teaching

Janes, Joseph and Hauer Soderholm, Diane. (1988).

(Amazon link)

 

On Being a Mentor: A Guide for Higher Education Faculty
By W. Brad Johnson, Published by Routledge, 2007

ISBN 0805848967, 9780805848960

(Google Link)

 

The Mentee's Navigator: Making Mentoring Happen

Jim Perrone,Larry Ambrose.

 

MENTORSHIP : A Pathway to Career Success

Rita S. Boags, Ph.D.

 

Articles


Faculty Mentor, Friend - or Both?

Professors debate whether mentors of graduate students and young instructors must go beyond supervising to “caring” to be effective, and where the lines are.

http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2008/10/28/mentor

 

Job Coaches Help Get Professors Back on Track

Faculty members are turning to job coaches to help them complete book projects and gain tenure.
http://chronicle.com/weekly/v55/i05/05a00102.htm?utm_source=at&utm_medium=en

 

The first in a series on what assistant professors want and need to be successful in academe

http://chronicle.com/jobs/news/2008/09/2008091901c.htm?utm_source=at&utm_medium=en

 

Mentor-protege commitment fit and relationship satisfaction in academic mentoring

(Article)

 

Balancing Borders & Bridges: Negotiating the work-home interface via boundary work tactics.

(Article)

 

Can Mentoring Help Female Assistant Professors? Interim Results from a Randomized Trial

(Article)


Updated: January 15, 2016