Roundtable: Mentoring History Faculty and Graduate Students of Color 

Solicited by the OAH Committee on the Status of African American, Latino/a, Asian American, and Native American (ALANA) Historians and ALANA Histories. Endorsed by the Immigration and Ethnic History Society (IEHS)

Type: Roundtable Discussion


This roundtable addresses the specific challenges faced by graduate students and faculty of color in the field of history and academia more broadly. Each panelist will share their own experiences and insight on receiving and providing mentorship across various types of institutions, ranks, and positions. The roundtable seeks to engage in a critical dialogue on the importance of mentoring and the best practices for mentoring graduate students and faculty of color.

Session Participants

Chair: Genevieve Clutario, Wellesley College

Panelist: Doug Kiel, Northwestern University

Panelist: Elias W. Nelson, Williams College

Panelist: Nicole Sintentos, Brown University

Panelist: Jonathan Square, Harvard University