Digests of Best Practices

The following have been identified as helpful resources for mentors and mentees:

Adriana Bankston, “Needed: Flexible Mentors in Science,” Inside Higher Ed 1 May 2017.

Seth Stein, "You and Your Advisor," American Geophyiscs Union Blogosphere, 3 January 2017.

Ziyu Long and Patrice M. Buzzanell, “Mentoring for Success and for Inclusionary Institutional Cultures,” Spectra (March 2016) 20-5.

Claire Potter, “Why Faculty Advising Matters,” Inside Higher Ed, 10 June 2016.

Leonard Cassuto, The Graduate School Mess: What Caused it and how we can Fix It (Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press, 2015). Especially chapter 4, “Advising.”

Michael Lanning, “The Many Varieties of Mentors,” Association for Psychological Science Observer 28.10 (December 2015).

Harmony V. Coella et al., “Helping Early-Career Researchers Succeed,” Earth & Space Science News 96.18 (Oct. 2015): 19-22.

Indira M. Raman, “How To Be a Graduate Advisee," Neuron 8 January 2014.

Leonard Cassuto, “The Adviser and the Committee,” Chronicle of Higher Education 20 July 2012.

National Postdoctoral Association, “Mentoring Plans for Postdoctoral Scholars”

National Postdoctoral Association, “Working with International Postdocs”

Laura Haynes, Sherrill L. Adams, and Jeremy M. Boss, “Mentoring and Networking: How to Make it Work,” Nature Immunology 9.1 (January 2008): 3-5.

Stephanie J. Bird, “Mentors, Advisors and Supervisors: Their Role in Teaching Responsible Research Conduct,” Science and Engineering Ethics 7 (2001): 455-68.

Adrian Lee, Carina Dennis, and Philip Campbell, “Nature’s Guide for Mentors,” Nature 447 (17 June 2007): 791-7.

Hugh Kearns and Maria Gardiner, “The Care and Maintenance of your Adviser” Nature 469 (January 2011): 570.

Diana B. Carlin and David D. Perlmutter, “Advising the New Adviser,” Chronicle of Higher Education, 5 September 2006.

Kerry Ann Rockquemore, "When it Comes to Mentoring, the More the Merrier," Chronicle of Higher Education 10 February 2014.

B. Johnson,”The Intentional Mentor: Strategies and Guidelines for the Practice of Mentoring,” Professional Psychology: Research and Practice 33.1 (2002): 88-96.

M. Sorcinelli, Principles of Good Practice: Supporting Early-Career Faculty (Washington: American Association for Higher Education, 2000).

D. Zeller, V. Howard, and M. Barcie, “Faculty Mentoring Programs: reenvisioning rather than Reinventing the Wheel,” Review of Education Research 78.3 (2008): 552-88.