Diálogos Virtuales


A Lecture-Discussion Series on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & the Global Dimensions of Education AN INDIGENOUS WORLDVIEW CAN PRESERVE OUR EXISTENCE: IMPLICATIONS FOR EDUCATION. Monday, October 4th • 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. PST This event is hosted by San Diego State University's College of Education Zoom Registration Four Arrows, professor at Fielding Graduate University Fielding Graduate University professor Four Arrows will discuss the importance of dehypnotizing worldview reflection and the use of the CAT-FAWN mnemonic for transformational learning that seeks complementary and/or re-balancing beliefs about humans, nature and spirit that come from a non-binary reflection on dominant and [...]

Diálogos Virtuales2021-09-14T22:00:49+00:00

Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Day


We all must be called to action--not only black people. By Tahlia Bragg, PhD student in Clinical Psychology, and president of Fielding's Black Student Association. Tahlia Bragg Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in 2021 comes nearly 2 weeks after the attack on the U.S. Capitol. The attack occurred during the confirmation of an election that was the direct result of Dr. King and others who made it their life's work or gave their lives, like Dr. King. If equality was Dr. King's mission, then in the 21st century, the next phase of his vision is the [...]

Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Day2021-08-27T18:54:29+00:00

Fielding stands in solidarity with the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate (CPED)


Sycora Wilson-James, EdD Fielding is a member of  the professional academic consortium of 117 university schools of education that seeks to advance the importance and rigor of the education doctorate. Thus, we stand in solidarity with the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate (CPED) in denouncing The Wall Street Journal’s publication of Joseph Epstein’s belittling op-ed towards Dr. Jill Biden and disregard for her doctorate degree. Statement by the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate in Response to The Wall Street Journal Op-Ed on Dr. Jill Biden and the Education Doctorate Fielding's EdD in Leadership for Change June [...]

Fielding stands in solidarity with the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate (CPED)2021-08-30T01:24:48+00:00

Colorism Book Launch a Facebook Live Event


Colorism: Investigating a Global Phenomenon [This event took place Wednesday, Nov 11, 2020. Winners of the book giveaway were named during the event. However if you would like a copy of the book, please see the purchase link below.] To purchase a print or ebook version of Colorism: Investigating a Global Phenomenon, please click: In an age of growing racial tensions, police brutality, and the “Black Lives Matter” movement, Colorism: Investigating a Global Phenomenon is a powerful contribution that examines the roots of colorism in modern society, not only in North America but around the world. The book "Colorism" provides [...]

Colorism Book Launch a Facebook Live Event2021-08-27T18:55:54+00:00

Director of Advising Completes Her EdD, Makes A Creative Donation to Fielding


As Fielding’s Director of Advising Lindsay Cahn leads the unit that helps students navigate their programs. But recently, Lindsay was a student herself, and just received an EdD in Organizational Change and Leadership from the University of Southern California. For her dissertation research, Lindsay needed to collect data from Fielding faculty. To inspire cooperation, she agreed to make a gift to the Ethnic Minorities Dissertation Scholarship for every survey and interview completed. She got the data she needed, the faculty could feel good about their participation, and Fielding students benefited. Q: What inspired you to make a gift to Fielding [...]

Director of Advising Completes Her EdD, Makes A Creative Donation to Fielding2021-08-23T19:10:26+00:00

The Intersection of Media and Gender Diversity


Fielding alum, Dr. Aiden Hirshfield, is a media psychologist and professional media consultant. His work focuses on the intersection of media and gender diversity, looking at the ways individuals use and engage with emerging media technology to explore and validate their identities. His dissertation provides context for important research in this area and offers insight on best practices for gender-inclusive research. Traditional social expectations of gender are being increasingly challenged by brave individuals who express themselves and identify outside of the gender binary (male/female). Gender is a social construct that differs greatly among cultures, generations, and geography. However, traditional depictions of [...]

The Intersection of Media and Gender Diversity2020-06-09T13:29:10+00:00

Clinical Psychology Student Passionate About Human Rights


Erinn Cameron Five questions for Clinical Psychology student, Erinn Cameron. Ms. Cameron is pursuing her PhD in Clinical Psychology at Fielding Graduate University's School of Psychology. What brought you to Fielding? I was drawn to Fielding because of its commitment to providing educational opportunities for diverse and non-traditional populations of students. I would not have been able to pursue a doctoral education if it was not for Fielding.   How did you grow/change at Fielding? Since coming to Fielding, I have gained personal skills in the areas of self-reflection, critical thinking, self-confidence, self-empowerment, and scholarly collaboration. My mentor and [...]

Clinical Psychology Student Passionate About Human Rights2020-06-04T15:00:46+00:00

Latinx. Womxn. Afrofuturism. White fragility. Colorism.


In 2001, UNESCO adopted the Universal Declaration on Cultural Diversity and in December 2002, the UN General Assembly declared May 21 to be the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development. More Info by Tomás Leal, Chief Diversity Officer "Latinx, womxn, afrofuturism, white fragility, and colorism" are among 300 new words recently added by Dictionary.com, many of which the organization says “spotlight more inclusive and empowered identity and cultural terms that have gained traction in recent years.” These changes in our language serve to embrace and acknowledge the inevitable and rapid changing demographics in the US and globally. As a [...]

Latinx. Womxn. Afrofuturism. White fragility. Colorism.2020-05-18T12:43:13+00:00

Coaching for Inclusive Leadership


How to shift your intention and attention By Shirley Engelmeier & Terry Hildebrandt, PhD, MCC, MCE In a business environment that is increasingly competitive – both in terms of attracting customers and employees – companies are continually looking for a silver bullet to help them consistently attract and retain top talent and lifelong customers. And yet even top companies continue to struggle, some to fall out of sight entirely. Why? While there’s no silver bullet, based on our 18 years of experience working with Fortune 500 companies of all types, we believe that there is one common trait found among those [...]

Coaching for Inclusive Leadership2020-04-15T22:31:04+00:00
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