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"Where are you really from?": Mitigating Unconscious Bias on Campus

EasyChair Preprint no. 531

4 pagesDate: September 26, 2018


Abstract—This experience paper describes an ongoing effort at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) that works to mitigate the negative effects of unconscious bias among the campus community. Our paper describes the BiasBusters@CMU program, session details, logistics, and preliminary findings from the analysis of pre and post session surveys. Our goals are to illustrate how research findings can be used in practice in higher education a) to help mitigate bias, b) to promote bias awareness, and c) to share our experiences with others who might be interested in bringing bias and inclusivity programming to their campus.

Keyphrases: Carnegie Mellon, diversity, higher education, implicit bias, inclusion, interrupt bias, role play, unconscious bias

BibTeX entry
BibTeX does not have the right entry for preprints. This is a hack for producing the correct reference:
  author = {Carol Frieze and Diana Marculescu and Jeria Quesenberry and Gerry Katilius and Jonathan Reynolds},
  title = {"Where are you really from?": Mitigating Unconscious Bias on Campus},
  howpublished = {EasyChair Preprint no. 531},
  doi = {10.29007/345g},
  year = {EasyChair, 2018}}
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