Faculty Diversity Initiatives and Resources

The following resources are designed to support, inspire and assist Berkeley faculty with a wide range of equity, inclusion and diversity efforts.


Diversity Research

Links to innovative equity and diversity research at Berkeley  


Faculty Equity Advisors

Information and resources to support Faculty Equity Advisors in promoting equity and diversity in their departments


Policies & guidelines

Policy information on diversity-related topics of interest to faculty – search processes, evaluating faculty contributions to diversity, use of the GRE in grad student admissions, etc.

Lecture Hall

Faculty Dialogue Series 

Peer-led departmental conversations on creating inclusive classrooms 

Faculty Mentoring

Faculty Mentoring

Tools, best practices and resources for faculty mentoring 

Floating Books

Teaching Resources

Research and tools for improving classroom climate and creating learning environments where all students can thrive

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Toolkit for Departmental Planning

Comprehensive toolkit for developing strategic plans on equity, inclusion and diversity in your department

K-12 Classroom

Working with K-12 Schools and Community Colleges

Practical information from the Center for Educational Partnerships on effective K-12 and community college collaboration

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Designing Community-based Courses

Hands-on guide from the Center for Public Service and the American Cultures Engaged Scholarship Program

Sather Gate

Office for Faculty Equity & Welfare

Resources and programming in support of faculty equity, success and well-being

Equal Justice

Legal Issues

Legal and policy information about affirmative action, Proposition 209, equal opportunity compliance, and other topics

For additional information or to get involved with campuswide faculty initiatives and projects related to equity and inclusion, please contact Amy Scharf at ascharf@berkeley.edu.