Resources

Here we have provided information on various resources related to issues of diversity, inclusion, and belonging both from within Harvard and beyond.

Harvard Based Resources

Below we have highlighted some of the many resources around campus. These include various groups focused on diversity, inclusion and belonging as well as specific mechanisms for reporting concerns or grievances.
 

Psychology Department Resources

 
Title
Contact
Description
Department Chair
Matthew Nock
For all members: For general concerns inquiries, suggestions, or grievances.
 
Director of Administration and Operations
Krista Lester
617-495-3909
 
For all members: Krista is the local Human Resources contact for the Department of Psychology who is trained to support and mediate workplace issues, including grievances.
 
DIB Committee
#Dib-OpenChannel on FAS-Psychology Slack
 
For all members: For general concerns, inquiries and suggestions.
 
DIB Fellows
 
Franckie Castro-Ramirez
 
Steven Kasparek
 
Osiris Rankin
 
For all members: For general concerns, inquiries and suggestions
 
Director of Graduate Studies
 
Leah Somerville
 
For graduate students: For general concerns inquiries, suggestions, or grievances.
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Jill Hooley
 
Katie Powers
For undergraduate students: For general concerns inquiries, suggestions, or grievances.
 
 

University-Wide Resources

 

Title

Contact

Description

Ombudsman Office
Lydia Cummings
617-634-9826
For all members: The ombudsman office is a completely independent and confidential entity for discussing workplace issues, including guidance related to grievances.
 
Office for Diversity Inclusion and Belonging
 
Sheila Thomas
sthomas@fas.harvard.edu
For all members: This office works with groups across the university to build an environment of “sustainable inclusive excellence”; provides support, information, and resources for DIB-related issues.
 
Anonymous Bias Reporting
 
Hotline: 877-694-2275
For all members: Managed by an independent third-party provider, the hotline and online form may be used to report a variety of ethical, integrity, safety, security, and compliance concerns and can be completed anonymously.
 
Office for Dispute Resolution
Phone: (617) 495-3786
For all members: This office provides resources (e.g., flow chart of steps) to file a formal complaint as well as informal resolution for gender and/or sexual based harassment.
 
Title IX Office
For all members: This office provides a number of resources and options for gender and/or sexual based harassment. See their resource guide for details
 
Office of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (OSAPR)
617.496.5636
For all members: This program provides resources such as peer counseling, advice on filing a formal grievance, and a 24/7 hotline for gender and sexual based harassment.
 
Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations
617-495-1527
For all members: This foundation supports student organization grants, and projects such as the Portraiture Project, Writers and Film Series, and hosts various flagship events (e.g., the Albert Einstein Science Conference: Advancing Minorities and Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics).
 
Harvard College Women’s Center
617-495-4292 
For all members: This center promotes gender equity and provides gender related resources (e.g., Women of Color Collective, WiSTEM Mentorship program, Title IX resources)
 
Faculty Affairs
 
Chris Kruegler
617-495-3305
kruegler@fas.harvard.edu 
For / about faculty: Chris serves as the HR contact for all faculty and is also an appropriate resource for any concern involving faculty member’s conduct.
 
Employee Assistance Program
 
877-327-4278
For staff, posthocs, and faculty: Harvard’s EAP offers free, confidential help for all Harvard employees and their adult household members and can assist with concerns about any workplace issue.
 
Employee Resource Groups
For staff, posthocs, and faculty: This resource provides groups for employees (e.g., Association of Black Faculty Administrators, and Fellows) from historically-marginalized groups.
 
Office of Diversity Education and Support
For students and staff: This office provides trainings, support, and promotion services related to DIB (e.g., specialized advising for marginalized groups). They host programs and events, provide reporting resources, and support the race relation peer tutor program and diversity peer educators.
 
Office of BGLTQ Student Life
 
For prospective and current students: A central resource for support and resources for BGLTQ members of the community.
 
Harvard College Hearing Officers
Multiple Contacts:
For undergraduate students: These deans are designated hearing officers for various grievances.
Diversity at GSAS
617-495-5315
For graduate students and departments: This initiative within GSAS focuses on DIB within the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. They provide resources related to the application process (see the Perspectives brochure) as well as resources for current students and programs (e.g., DIB fellows, contact liaisons, affinity groups).
 
GSAS Student Affinity Groups
For graduate students: These student groups are organized by GSAS to “help connect you with a community of like-minded individuals”. Example groups include GSAS Underrepresented Scholars in Neuroscience, Harvard Graduate Women in Science and Engineering at GSAS, Harvard GSAS Latinx Student Association.
 
Harvard International Office
 
617-495-2789
For international members: HIO provides information on a wide range of topics, including immigration issues, financial questions, social and cultural differences, and resources at Harvard and in the community.
 
Undocumented at Harvard
For undocumented members: This program links to legal resources, social services, support options, admissions information for specific schools, and FAQ.
 
Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program
For undocumented members: This program provides pro-bono immigration services and is connected with the Harvard Representation Initiative.
 
UndocuAllies Initiative Team
 
For undocumented members: This team “educate[s] this community about the many issues affecting the undocumented community” and provides resources for undocumented members.

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