Office of Cultural Affairs and Diversity Initiatives

  • Office Bookshelf

    Books and materials are available for check-out at 234 CMAB.

    • A Hope in the Unseen: An American Odyssey from the Inner City to the Ivy League
      Author: Ron Suskind
    • Bad Blood: The Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment. Author: James H. Jones 
    • Beating the Odds, Raising Academically Successful African American Males, Freeman A Hrabowski III, Kenneth I Maton, Geoffrey L Greif
    • Breaking Barriers: Celebrating 27 Years of the Aetna African American History Calendar
      Edited by Marilda L. Gandara, President, Aetna Foundation, Inc. (2008)
    • Breaking into the Lab: Engineering Progress for Women in Science, Sue V. Rosser
    • Broadening Participation in Graduate Education, Scott A. Bass
    • Communicating with the Multicultural Consumer: Theoretical and Practical Perspectives, Barbara Mueller
    • Creating the Multicultural Organization: A Strategy for Capturing the Power
      of Diversity,Taylor Cox Jr.
    • Cross-Cultural Medicine, Judyann Bigby, MD
    • Cultural Diversity: Fabrics of Society, David Belgum
    • Curriculum for Culturally Responsive Health Care: The Step-by-Step Guide for Cultural Competence Training
    • Defending Diversity: Affirmative Action at the University Of Michigan, Patricia Gurin, Jeffrey S. Lehman, Earl Lewis 
    • Diversity and Cultural Competence in Health Care: A Systems Approach
    • Diversity in the Physician Workforce: Facts & Figures 2010, Association of American Medical Colleges
    • Diversity's Promise for Higher Education: Making It Work, Daryl G Smith  
    • Doing Diversity in Higher Education: Faculty Leaders Share Challenges and Strategies, Winnifred R. Brown-Glaude
    • Do You See What I See?, Janice Fenn, Chandra Goforth Irvin
    • Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done, Larry Bossidy, Ram Charan, Charles Burck 
    • Faculty Diversity: Problems and Solutions, JoAnn Moody 
    • Federal Law of Employment Discrimination in a Nutshell, 5th, Mack A Player 
    • Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In, Roger Fisher  
    • Harvard Business Essentials: Strategy, William H. Danforth 
    • How Full Is Your Bucket? Positive Strategies for Work and Life, Tom Rath, Ph.D., Donald O. Clifton 
    • Hospital: Man, Woman, Birth, Death, Infinity, Plus Red Tape, Bad Behavior, Money, God, and Diversity on Steroids, Julie Salamon
    • Harvard Business Review on Managing Diversity
    • In the Nation’s Compelling Interest: Ensuring Diversity in the Health-Care Workforce, by Institute of Medicine of the National Academies
    • Knocking at the College Door- Projections of High School Graduates by State and Race/Ethnicity 1992-2022 (WICHE)
    • Micromessaging:Why Great Leadership is Beyond Words,Stephen Young 
    • Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present, Harriet Washington
    • My Two Moms: Lessons of Love, Strength and What Makes a Family, Zach Wahls with Bruce Littlefield
    • Overcoming the Odds, Raising Academically Successful African American Males, Freeman A Hrabowski III, Kenneth I Maton, Geoffrey L Greif Racism 101, Nikki Giovanni 
    • Pathways to Higher Education Administration for African American Women.  Jones, Dawkins, McClinton, Glover
    • Pearls for Leaders in Academic Medicine, Emery A. Wilson  
    • Phenomenal Woman: Four Poems Celebrating Women
      Maya Angelou  
    • Presumed Incompetent: The Intersections of Race and Class for Women in Academia.  Edited by Gabriella Gutierrez y Muhs, Yolanda Flores Niemann, Carmen G Gonzalez, Angela P Harris
    • Pushback: How smart women ask AND STAND UP for what they want. Selena Rezvani
    • Rising Above Cognitive Errors: Guidelines for Search, Tenure Review, and Other Evaluation Committees, JoAnn Moody, PhD, JD
    • Seeing Patients: Unconcious Bias in Health Care, Augustus A. White, III, MD 
    • Standing Our Ground: A Guidebook for STEM Educators in the Post-Michigan Era – Economic/Workforce Development Affirmative Action
    • Soar with Your Strengths, Donald O. Clifton, Paula Nelson 
    • Success on the Tenure Track: Five Keys to Faculty Job Satisfaction.  Cathy Ann Trower
    • Teaching Cultural Competence In Nursing and Health Care
      Marianne R. Jeffreys 
    • Tenure in the Sacred Grove: Issues and Strategies for Women and Minority Faculty, Joanne E. Cooper, Dannelle D. Stevens 
    • The Black Academic’s Guide to Winning Tenure — Without Losing Your Soul, Kerry Ann Rockquemore, Tracey A. Laszloffy
    • The Black Elite : Still Facing the Color Line in the Twenty-First Century, Lois Benjamin 
    • The Chief Diversity Officer: A Primer for College and University Presidents, Damon A. William, Katrina C. Wade-Golden
    • The Cost of Bad Behavior: How Incivility is Damaging Your Business and What to Do About It, Christine Pearson and Christine Porath
    • The Difference: How the Power of Diversity Creates Better Groups, Firms, Schools, and Societies, Scott E. Page
    • The Diversity Research Forum: Getting to Institutional Excellance: Ensuring the Integration of Diversity in Academic Medicine, Association of American Medical Colleges
    • The Diversity Scorecard: Evaluating the Impact of Diversity on Organizational Performance, Edward E. Hubbard Ph.D. 
    • The Diversity Research Forum: The Importance and Benefits of Diverse Faculty in Academic Medicine: Implications for Recruitment, Retention, and Promotion. Author: Diversity Policy and Programs at the Association of American Medical Colleges
    • The Gatekeepers: Inside the Admission Process of a Premier College. Author: Jacques Steinberg
    • The Grace of Silence, a memoir, Michele Norris 
    • The Heart of a Woman
      Maya Angelou  
    • The Help, a novel. Author: Kathryn Stockett 
    • The Holy Vote, The Politics of Faith in America. Author: Ray Suarez
    • The Inclusion Breakthrough, Frederick A. Miller, Judith H. Katz 
    • The Inclusion Paradox: The Obama Era and the Transformation of Global Diversity, Andres T. Tapia 
    • The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down, by Anne Fadiman 
    • The Medici Effect Breakthrough Insights at the Intersection of Ideas, Concepts and Cultures, Frans Johansson
    • The Michigan Affirmative Action Cases, Barbara A. Perry
    • The LGBT Casebook.  Edited by Petros Levounis, MD, MA, Jack Drescher, MD, Mary E Barber, MD
    • The Old Neighborhood, What We Lost in the Great Suburban Migration: 1966-1999. Author: Ray Suarez
    • The Price of Admission.  How American’s ruling class buys its way into elite colleges and who gets left outside the gates. Author: Daniel Golden
    • The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Medical Specialty, Brian Freeman 
    • The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Michigan. Author: Isabel Wilkerson 
    • The Woman Scientist, Clarice M. Yentsch 
    • The Science Glass Ceiling, Sue V. Rosser
    • Unequal Treatment: Confronting Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care, by Institute of Medicine of the National Academies
    • Unlikely Allies in the Academy: Women of Color and White Women in Conversation, Edited by Karen L. Dace
    • What Makes Racial Diversity Work in Higher Education, Frank W. Hale
    • Women and Medicine, Catherine D. DeAngelis
    • Working Together to End Racial and Ethnic Disparities: One Physician at a Time, American Medical Association, 2005, Video
    • World Class Diversity Management: A Strategic Approach, R. Roosevelt Thomas, Jr.  
    • Writing, Speaking, and Communication Skills for Health Professionals, Health Care Communication Group 
    • Young, Gifted, and Black: Promoting High Achievement among African-American Students, Theresa Perry, Claude Steele, Asa Hilliard III