Mentoring Resources for Mentees

General Professional Development

Balancing Life and Work: Three Perspectives from Tenured Faculty at the University of Virginia

Counsel To Beginning Tenure-Track Faculty (Barnett M., Frey S., & Fuentes J. )

Suggestions for Junior Faculty Development (from Scott, R. L.)

Boice, R. Advice for New Faculty Members. Nihil Nimus. Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 2001.

Boice, R. “Quick Starters: New Faculty Who Succeed.” New Directions for Teaching and Learning, no. 48. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1991, 111-121.

Boice, R. “Early Turning Points in Professional Careers of Women and Minorities.” New Directions for Teaching and Learning, no. 53. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1993, 71-79

Brent, Rebecca, and Richard M. Felder. “The New Faculty Member.” Chemical Engineering Education, 32(3), 46-47 (Summer 1998).

Lucas, C. J. and Murry, Jr., J.W. New Faculty: A Practical Guide for Academic Beginners. NY: Palgrave, 2002.

Martini, Kirk.“Making Your Case. Strategies for an Effective Tenure Packet.

Martini, Kirk. “Making Service Count (a little)

Moody, Joanne. “Junior Faculty: Job Stresses and How to Cope with Them.” Demystifying the Profession: Helping Junior Faculty Succeed, 2006, 11-21.



Mikhailova, E. & Nilson, L., “Developing Prolific Scholars: The ‘Fast Article Writing’ Methodology.” Stillwater: New Forums Press, 2007.

Porter, Robert.“Why Academics Have a Hard Time Writing Good Grant Proposals?

Porter, Robert. “What Do Reviewers Really Want Anyway?” The Journal of Reseach Administration/Research. XXXVI (2), 2005, 5-13.

Porter, Robert. “Off The Launching Pad: Stimulating Proposal Development by Junior Faculty.” The Journal of Reseach Administration/Case Study. XXXV (1), 2004, 6-11.


Brookfield, Stephen D. “The Skillful Teacher: On Technique, Trust, and Responsiveness in the Classroom.” San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1990, 163-76.

Deel, Sarah. “Finding My Teaching Voice.” Tomorrows Professor Mailing List, Standford University.

Felder, Richard M. and Rebecca Brent. “Navigating the Bumpy Road to Student-Centered Instruction.

Martini, Kirk. “Frosting, Sauce, and the Klicking Tenure Clock.”

Perry, William. “Different Worlds in the Same Classroom: Students’ Evolution in Their Vision of Knowledge and Their Expectations of Teachers.” On Teaching and Learning, Vol.1, 1985.

Van Gelder, Tim. “Teaching Critical Thinking: Some Lessons from Cognitive Science.” College Teaching, Vol. 53, No. 1, Winter 2005.



Moody, Joanne. “Good Practices in Mentoring.” Faculty Diversity: Problems and Solutions. New York, NY: Routledge Falmer, 2004. 129-135.

Smock, Pamela J. et al. “Giving and Getting Career Advice: A Guide for Junior and Senior Faculty.” NSF Advance at the University of Michigan.

Stanley, Christine A. and Yvonne S. Lincoln. “Cross-Race Faculty Mentoring.” Change, 37, 2005, 44-50.