We are proud of our history of innovation and entrepreneurship, and of our ongoing mission to address major societal challenges. This includes diversity in research interests, research styles, and providing supportive mentorship. EE recognizes that we have significant work to do in these areas and we look to the entire EE community to improve our future.
The Department of Electrical Engineering supports Black Lives Matter, inclusion, and diversity.
As engineers, engineers-in-training, and staff, we build upon and apply systems-thinking to major societal challenges, including climate change, health, and better communication.
The Department of Electrical Engineering strives to continue its success in innovation and research through the participation and inclusion of students, post-docs, and faculty from diverse backgrounds, experiences, religions, ethnicities, identities, genders, sexual orientation, and perspectives. We recognize diversity as central and critical to our mission to provide an inclusive environment and culture where all are welcomed, respected, and valued. Diversity in EE.
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Educational resources for anti-racism:
- The New Jim Crow: Mass incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander
- Biased by Jennifer Eberhardt
- The Case for Reparations by Ta-Nehisi Coates
- Anti-racism resources for white people: Resource guide compiled by Sarah Sophie Flicker and Alyssa Klein for white people to deepen their anti-racist work.
- Confronting white supremacy: Educational resource sheet put together by educators to discuss and dismantle white supremacy in the classroom.
- Resource Hub for Black History and Activism: Google Drive compiled by Charles Preston, filled with books and other important work by Black activists and readings on a range of topics.
- Beyond the Hashtag: How to Take Anti-Racist Action in Your Life: Article written by Zyahna Bryant about how to take steps towards non-performative activism and anti-racist actions.
- Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
- The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin
- When Affirmative Action Was White: An Untold History of Racial Inequality in Twentieth-Century America by Ira Katznelson
- The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America by Richard Rothstein
- Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America by James Foreman
- The Red Record by Ida B. Wells
- The Souls of Black Folk by W. E. B. Du Bois
Support for Stanford students:
- Centers for Equity, Community, and Leadership
- Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is available regardless of location. Students can call CAPS 24/7 at 650-723-3785.
- The Bridge Peer Counseling Center offers counseling by trained students 24/7 at 650-723-3392.
- The Graduate Life Office (GLO) is available during office hours at 650-736-7078 or 24/7 at 650-723-8222, pager ID number 25085.
- The Office for Religious Life offers spiritual guidance for students at 650-723-1762.
- If you are aware of someone in distress, contact CAPS or the Office of the Dean of Students.