Below you’ll find resources from TLISI 2016, 2017 and 2018, including recorded workshop sessions and keynote plenaries. Recorded workshops from TLISI 2018 will be uploaded in July. Some recordings include a video of the speaker as well as a video of the session’s slides. All recordings are stored on the TLISI Digital Georgetown repository and are available to Georgetown-affiliated individuals with a GU netID. Please reach out to us—firstname.lastname@example.org—with any questions.
Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum, President Emerita of Spelman College, is a clinical psychologist widely known for her expertise on race relations and as a thought leader in higher education. The author of several books including the best-selling Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?: And Other Conversations About Race(now in a new 2017 20th anniversary edition) and Can We Talk About Race?: And Other Conversations in an Era of School Resegregation(2007), Dr. Tatum is a sought-after speaker on the topic of racial identity development, the impact of race in the classroom, strategies for creating inclusive campus environments, and higher education leadership. In 2005, Dr. Tatum was awarded the prestigious Brock International Prize in Education for her innovative leadership in the field.
Dr. Tatum discusses “Race and Other Conversations” in celebration of her recently published 20th anniversary edition of “Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?”
Dr. Deborah Norris is Founder and Executive Director of the Mindfulness Center, a non-profit wellness center that provides charitable, educational and research programs in mindfulness and other mind-body practices. She is also the Psychologist-in-Residence and Director of the Psychobiology of Healing Program at American University. In addition, Dr. Norris is the author of In the Flow: Bridging the Science and Practice of Mindfulness(now in a new 2017 2nd edition) and serves as the Editor-in-Chief of Mind-Body Journal. Dr. Norris is an internationally recognized leader, speaker, and educator on mindfulness, yoga, and integrative mind-body medicine and renowned for her online meditation teacher training program, SOMA, The Science of Mindful Awareness.
Dr. Sean Eversley Bradwell joined us from Ithaca College where he is Director of Programs and Outreach. In addition to his current role, Dr. Bradwell serves as a faculty-in-residence for the Ithaca Martin Luther King Scholar Program. Following his plenary talk, Dr. Bradwell and Nicole Eversley Bradwell held a follow-up workshop titled Teaching and Learning with a New(er) Generation of Students.
This practical keynote session draws directly on Dr. Johnson’s and others’ research on mentorship to share ways to develop high-impact mentoring relationships in higher education using evidence-based rules of engagement. Topics include techniques for forming effective mentorships, the interpersonal qualities and behavior strategies of highly-effective mentors and mentees, and key ethical obligations and considerations. There is a strong focus on using mentorships to nurture an inclusive, diverse campus. This session is dedicated to helping the Georgetown community think in an informed way about the key ingredients to a strong mentoring culture, including structures for increasing both the prevalence and efficacy of mentoring within the university.
Dr. Shaun Harper, Executive Director of the Center for Race and Equity in Education at the University of Pennsylvania, delivered his talk “The Miseducation of White America” to kick off TLISI 2016. Access CNN video Harper references in his talk at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DYCz1ppTjiM
Brandon Busteed, Executive Director of Education & Workforce Development for Gallup, spoke with TLISI 2016 about well-being in higher education, including the importance of mentorship in student success after graduation.