“[Harm-Related]Concept Creep”- Nick Haslam (2016); Nick Haslam et al (2020)

Nick Haslam is a Professor of Psychology at the University of Melbourne. You can read his profile here. [1] The following two papers by Haslam (2016) and Haslam et al (2020), respectively, are not about EDI. But they are about the expansion of meaning of harm-related concepts, some of which, e.g. trauma and prejudice, are … Continue reading “[Harm-Related]Concept Creep”- Nick Haslam (2016); Nick Haslam et al (2020)

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A Directory of Canadian Universities with Links to Their Respective EDI & EDI-Related Offices: Ontario

Please find below a DOCX and a PDF directory of Ontario Universities with links to their respective EDI & EDI-Related Offices. I've not exhausted all of the latter. Note that I'll be publishing one province at a time in this series. And I'll provide a concatenated document (Canada-wide) when all provinces are accounted for.  Ontario DirectoryDownload … Continue reading A Directory of Canadian Universities with Links to Their Respective EDI & EDI-Related Offices: Ontario

Open Science Framework (OSF), Articles Critical of the IAT and Implicit Bias

Implicit Bias is a core concept in EDI initiatives. On August 15, 2022 I posted: "Ethical Considerations of the Harvard Implicit Association Test. Are Canadian University EDI Offices Complying With These Guidelines?" You will find a growing repository of articles critical of the IAT and Implicit Bias, here. OSF, Articles Critical of the IAT and Implicit … Continue reading Open Science Framework (OSF), Articles Critical of the IAT and Implicit Bias

An EDI glossary statement (UBC) on oppressive-isms.

Among the EDI resources provided by the Vice-President Finance & Operations Portfolio (VPFO) at the University of British Columbia (UBC) is an EDI glossary. Let's have a look at the third entry under "A": Anti-Oppression. Now look under the subheading, Systems of Oppression, second sentence: "All the '-isms' are forms of oppression." All the -isms? To … Continue reading An EDI glossary statement (UBC) on oppressive-isms.

A Directory of Canadian Universities with Links to Their Respective EDI & EDI-Related Offices: Alberta

Please find below a DOCX and a PDF directory of Alberta Universities with links to their respective EDI & EDI-Related Offices. I've not exhausted all of the latter.  Note that I'll be publishing one province at a time in this series. And I'll provide a concatenated document (Canada-wide) when all provinces are accounted for.  Alberta … Continue reading A Directory of Canadian Universities with Links to Their Respective EDI & EDI-Related Offices: Alberta

A Directory of Canadian Universities with Links to Their Respective EDI & EDI-Related Offices: British Columbia (Updated)

[Update: Please add the following entry under, University of the Fraser Valley (UFV): https://www.ufv.ca The Race and Anti-Racism Network: https://www.ufv.ca/antiracism/ *From here on, I will add updated listings for each province in the comments. The Canada-wide draft will include all updates. - P] Please find below a DOCX and a PDF directory of British Columbia Universities with … Continue reading A Directory of Canadian Universities with Links to Their Respective EDI & EDI-Related Offices: British Columbia (Updated)

What is the Canada School of Public Service (CSPS)?And what has the CSPS to do with EDI in universities?

Why care? The presidents of the Federal Research Granting Agencies — NSERC, SSHRC, CIHR — are Public Service Leaders and so are subject to some of the following curricula. According to the Canada School of Public Service (CSPS) website, The Canada School of Public Service leads the government's enterprise-wide approach to learning by providing a common, standardized … Continue reading What is the Canada School of Public Service (CSPS)?And what has the CSPS to do with EDI in universities?