Diversity Teaching Resources

Below, please find a working list of campus resources, including*:

  • campus programs, trainings, workshops, or courses that increase knowledge and awareness of inclusive teaching practices and/or work environments;
  • that support graduate students of color, female graduate students, working class and first-generation graduate students; differently-abled graduate students; and LGBT graduate students;
  • sources that address discrimination issues in graduate students’ workplaces;
  • and additional helpful information that supports these goals.

TAA resources

  • TAA Contract Enforcement: Though we don’t have an official contract with the state anymore, we are able to enforce the agreements made between the TAA and the University, and continue to intervene in specific workplace issues via our Contract Enforcement Committee. 

Resources for racial/ethnic minority, female, LGBTQ, disabled, first-generation and/or working class graduate students

  • Edward Alexander Bouchet Graduate Honor Society: Each year, the Graduate School may sponsor a limited number of graduate students to become members of the national Bouchet Society.
  • Graduate Research Scholar Communities for Underrepresented Minority Grad Students: Graduate Research Scholar (GRS) communities are organized by the various schools and colleges within UW-Madison to support underrepresented students. Students receiving Advanced Opportunity fellowships are brought together in these GRS communities throughout their graduate school career for a range of social, academic, professional development, and research-related activities.
  • LGBT Campus Center: Mission is to strengthen and sustain an inclusive campus community for LGBTQ and allied students by eliminating heterosexism, homophobia, and gender identity oppression. Our goal is to provide the services and resources necessary to meet the social, emotional, academic and cultural needs of LGBTQ students.
  • Multicultural Student Center: To collaboratively strengthen and sustain an inclusive campus where all students, particularly students of color and other historically underserved students, are engaged and can realize an authentic Wisconsin Experience.
  • UW Madison Association of Asian American Graduate Students: AAAGS is a graduate student-led group that hosts academic, social, and cultural events and activities throughout the year.

Resources for recourse from discrimination or bias

University, Office for Equity and Diversity includes information on filing discrimination and harassment complaints, and a summary of relevant laws, policies, and regulations for Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity.