Studies & academia

David A. Graham writes a piece that examines the role of monuments dedicated to the Confederacy and the struggle to take them down. These monuments commemorate a society that explicitly enslaved people on the basis of race, in a manner inconsistent with modern values, yet the monuments persist. Graham articulates the connection between these monuments and race, and examines alternatives that might remember the Confederacy without glorifying it.

This article by Shana Lebowitz describes the results of a MIT and Georgetown study which found that, despite being happier when working with people of the same gender, gender-diverse teams were more productive.

Ashe Dryden's curated list of introductory and advanced-level books on intersectionality, feminism, womanism, and social justice.

This short radio segment/article discusses the systemic reasons the computer science world saw a drop in female programmers in 1984.

Decades of research by organizational scientists, psychologists, sociologists, economists and demographers show that socially diverse groups (that is, those with a diversity of race, ethnicity, gender and sexual orientation) are more innovative than homogeneous groups.