Zine Content: “Bridging the Gap”, Volume 2

A Mini Q&A for Public Health Researchers and Educators

See our zine content below on “Bridging the Gap”. If you are interested in the actual physical zine, please contact the Office of Diversity and Inclusion to learn more about the locations where you can pick up a copy of the Zines.

What are some things instructors can do to make our classes more inclusive?

  • Invite students to share their pronouns during introductions.
  • Use examples that address intersecting forms of marginalization, e.g. structural racism and gender norms shaping cancer risk.
  • Assign readings from authors from a diverse set of communities & identities.

What are some things I can do as a student if I think my class could be more inclusive?

  • Reach out to the professor or teaching fellow with your ideas.
  • Include this kind of feedback in course evaluations.
  • Reach out to the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.
  • Check in with your classmates for support or to brainstorm solutions.

This content was developed by Samuel R. Mendez for the Gender Equity Working Group. Content is also adapted from the “Harvard Chan Gender and Sexuality Inclusivity Guidelines”.