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Diversifying your course syllabus

A resource guide for instructors and faculty to assist in reviewing or building new course syllabi with a focus on inclusivity and diversity in both style and content.

Faculty Specific Resources

Resources for Diversifying your Syllabus

These documents contain links to tools and guidelines to assist instructors in creating an inclusive syllabus. Also included is a list of resources for finding diverse examples, along with a bibliography, by program, of books and articles that explore topics of diversity in the respective fields. These are working documents that are updated frequently, if you find resources that you think would be good additions, please let us know.

Media, Performance, & Image Arts

Subject Librarians

Contact your subject librarian for assistance with diversifying your syllabus and reading lists, and for acquiring new materials.

List of Subject Librarians 

Diverse Databases: Architecture & Interior Design

BIPOC Studios (Designers & Architects)



Sources used to compile these lists: 

Torgan, C. (2019). Updated for 2020: 40+ Resources to Promote Speaker Diversity in STEM Fields. Kinetics: From lab bench to park bench.

Newmark J-School Research Center. (2022). Finding Experts Guide. CUNY Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism.