Cultural Centers

Cunningham, Emil L."Institutionally Designated Safe Spaces: Understanding How Black Students Utilize and Experience These Spaces to Develop a Sense of Belonging." PhD diss., The Pennsylvania State University, 2016.

Davis, Lori P. "The Voice of Reason: A Qualitative Examination of Student Perceptions of Black Culture Centers." Journal of College Student Development 47, no. 6 (2006): 628–646. https://doi.org/10.1353/csd.2006.0068.

Davis, Lori P. "Black Culture Centers: Still Central to Student Learning." About Campus (2006): 2–8. [Open Access PDF]

Harris, Jessica C. and Lori D. Patton. "The Challenges and Triumphs in Addressing Students' Intersectional Identities for Black Culture Centers." Journal of Diversity in Higher Education 10, no. 4 (2017): 334–349. https://doi.org/10.1037/dhe0000047

Hefner, David. "Black Cultural Centers: Standing on Shaky Ground?" Black Issues in Higher Education 18, no. 26 (2002): 22–29.

McDowell, Anise Mazone and Jeanne L. Higbee. "Responding to the Concerns of Student Cultural Groups: Redesigning Spaces for Cultural Centers." Contemporary Issues in Education Research 7, no. 1 (2014): 227–236. [Open Access PDF]

McShay, James C. "Engaging Students at the Intersections Through Multicultural Centers: An Application of the Culturally Engaging Campus Environment Model." New Directions for Student Services 2017, no. 157 (2017): 25–34. https://doi.org/10.1002/ss.20206.

Pinchback-Hines, Cynthia Juanesta. "From Isolation to Insulation: The Impact of Campus Culture on the Existence of Two Cultural Centers." PhD diss., Indiana State University, 2013.

Sanders, Kimberly N. "Black Culture Centers: A Review of Pertinent Literature." Urban Education Research and Policy Annuals 4, no. 1 (2016): 30–38. [Open Access HTML and PDF]

Shek, Yen Ling. "Strategizing for the Future: Evolving Cultural Resource Centers in Higher Education." PhD diss., University of California, Los Angeles, 2013. [Open Access PDF]

Smith, Natasha L. and Jeji Varghese. "Role, Impacts and Implications of Dedicated Aboriginal Student Space at a Canadian University." Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice 53, no. 4 (2016): 458–469. https://doi.org/10.1080/19496591.2016.1167065.

Toya, Gregory J. "Cultural Center Staff: A Grounded Theory of Distributed Relational Leadership and Retention." EdD diss., University of California, San Diego and California State University, San Marcos, 2011. [Open Access PDF

Weed, Jessica E. "The Culture of a (Multi)Culture Center: A Quantitative Analysis of the Use of a Multicultural Center at a PWI." Master's thesis, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, 2016. [Open Access PDF]

Welch, Edwina F. "Campus Based Community Centers: Havens, Harbors, and Hope for Underrepresented and Marginalized Student Success." EdD diss., University of California, San Diego, San Diego State University, and California State University, San Marcos, 2009. [Open Access PDF]

Faculty and Staff Associations

Biscoe, Forrest and Sean Safford. "Employee Affinity Groups: Their Evolution from Social Movement Vehicles to Employer Strategies." Perspectives on Work 14, no. 1 (2010): 42–45. [Open Access PDF]

Douglas, Priscilla H. "Affinity Groups: Catalyst for Inclusive Organizations." Employment Relations Today 34, no. 4 (2008): 11–18. https://doi.org/10.1002/ert.20171.

Van Den Bergh, Nina. "Managing Biculturalism at the Workplace: A Group Approach." Social Work with Groups 13, no. 4 (1991): 71-84. https://doi.org/10.1300/J009v13n04_06.

Multicultural Greek Organizations

Davis, Lori P., Brian K. Bridges, and Lamont A. Flowers. "Effects of Greek Affiliation on African American Students' Engagement: Differences by College Racial Composition." College Affairs Student Journal 29, no. 2 (2011): 113–123. [Open Access PDF]

Guardia, Juan R. and Nancy J. Evans. "Factors Influencing the Ethnic Identity Development of Latino Fraternity Members at a Hispanic Serving Institution." Journal of College Student Development 49, no. 3 (2008): 163-181. https://doi.org/10.1353/csd.0.0011.

Hunter, Joanna S. and Matthew W. Hughley. "‘It’s not written on their skin like it is ours’: Greek letter organizations in the age of the multicultural imperative." Ethnicities 13, no. 5 (2013): 519-543. https://doi.org/10.1177/1468796812471127.

McCabe, Janice. "Doing Multiculturalism: An Interactionist Analysis of the Practices of a Multicultural Sorority." Journal of Contemporary Ethnography 40, no. 5 (2011): 521-549. https://doi.org/10.1177/0891241611403588.

Student Organizations

Delgado-Romero, Edward A., Carlos Hernandez, and Helda Montero. "Mapping the Development of Hispanic/Latino/a Student Organizations: A Model at the University of Florida." Journal of Hispanic Higher Education 3, no. 3 (2004): 237-253. https://doi.org/10.1177/1538192704264441.

Museus, Samuel D. "The Role of Ethnic Student Organizations in Fostering African American and Asian American Students' Cultural Adjustment and Membership at Predominantly White Institutions." Journal of College Student Development 49, no. 6 (2008): 568–586. https://doi.org/10.1353/csd.0.0039.

Malaney, Victoria K. and Kendra Danowski. "Mixed Foundations: Supporting and Empowering Multiracial Student Organizations." Journal Committed to Social Change on Race and Ethnicity 1, no. 2 (2015): 55–85. [Open Access PDF]