Recent books by Peabody Faculty

Start Where You Are, But Don’t Stay There: Understanding Diversity, Opportunity Gaps and Teaching in Today’s Classrooms (Race and Education), second edition (2020, Harvard Education Press) by H. Richard Milner IV, Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Education and professor of leadership, policy and organizations

In this thoroughly revised second edition, Milner addresses the knowledge and insights required on the part of teachers and school leaders to serve students of color. Milner focuses on a crucial issue in teacher training and professional education: the need to prepare teachers for the racially diverse student populations in their classrooms.


No Ways Tired: The Journey for Professionals of Color in Student Affairs, Vols. I–III, (2019, Information Age), edited by Monica Galloway Burke and U. Monique Robinson, assistant dean for student affairs, Peabody Office of Student Development and Support Services

Although diversity is currently conveyed as a ubiquitous principle within institutions of higher education, professionals of color still face many challenges. This book includes recommendations for professionals of color at all levels within higher education and ways to construct opportunities to flourish. The book’s goal is to promote discussions regarding how professionals of color can be more proactive in developing strategies conducive to their professional and personal success as they navigate their higher education careers.



A People’s Atlas of Detroit (2020, Wayne State University), edited by Linda Campbell; Andrew Newman; Sara Safransky, assistant professor of human and organizational development; and Tim Stallmann

A People’s Atlas narrates the lived experiences of people engaged in political battles central to Detroit’s future and that of urban America. This interdisciplinary volume features contributions by more than 50 figures from movement-building efforts in Detroit, including activists, farmers, students, educators, scholars, not-for-profit and city government workers, and members of neighborhood block clubs. Developed from a community-based participatory project, the book speaks to the challenges of fighting for land and housing justice, food sovereignty, economic democracy, accountable governance, and the right to the city.