Society for the Teaching of Psychology: Division 2 of the American Psychological Association

Presidential Taskforce on Diversity Education (PTDE)

A major update of the President’s Taskforce on Diversity Education (PTDE) resources was completed in 2012. This update was chaired by Susan Goldstein of Redlands University, assisted by Linh Nguyen Littleford, Kelly Barnes, Michael Butchko, and Margaret Terranova of Ball State University, and the members of the 2011-2012 STP Diversity Committee.

The APA Task Force on Diversity Education Resources was established by the 2006 APA President Gerry Koocher. The group’s mission was to provide support for instructors who want to address diversity issues in their classrooms. The Task Force compiled annotated bibliographies of teaching resources, including books, book chapters, journal articles, films, websites, and other media. Topics (noted on the navigational bar on the left of this page) included cross-cutting issues, such as assessment, institutional support for diversity education and, power and privilege and specific categories such as Race/Ethnicity, Religion, Gender/Sex, Sexual Orientation, and Age. The resources were developed for teachers of psychology at the high school, undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate level.

Task Force members were: Mary Kite, Ball State University, Chair, Rosemary Blieszner, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, James E. Freeman, University of Virginia, Ladonna Lewis, Glendale Community College, Jeffery Scott Mio, California State Polytechnic University, Konjit V. Page, Boston College, Marissa M. Sarabando, Memorial High School, McAllen, Texas, Linda M. Woolf, Webster University.

The following individuals served on the Advisory Board for the Task Force on Diversity Education Resources, providing helpful guidance and suggestions for references: Carol Adams, Jesus Aros, Maryka Biaggio, Christopher Bishop, Joaquin Borrego, Abiola Dipeolu, Ann Fischer, Marvin Goldfried, Beverly Greene, Tresmaine Grimes, Regan Gurung, Yo Jackson, Saera Khan, David Lechuga, Linh Littleford, Suzie Magraw, Monica Rivera Mindt, Jonathan Mohr, Marcia Moody, Donna Nassor, Ezemenari Obasi, Michael O'Loughlin, Kathy Ong, Freddy Paniagua, Tracy Robinson-Wood, Raymond L. Scott, Michael Stevenson, Vetta Sanders Thompson, Rebecca Toporek, Pamela Valera, Jaye Van Kirk, Lisa Whitten, Julie Williams, Paul Wong, Sabrina Zirkel.

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