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Inclusive Excellence Library

Welcome to the Inclusive Excellence Library! The Office of Inclusive Excellence has a selection of books on a variety of topics related to diversity, equity, and inclusion that are available for you to check out and read. Our selections of books cover topics such as history, disability, immigrant experiences, neurodiversity, decolonizing higher education, LGBTQ+ identities, first-generation and low-income students, veteran students, feminism, race relations, mental health social justice, and more!

These books are available in print from our the Office of Inclusive Excellence Library on the Statesboro Campus, and some are also available online or in print through Georgia Southern Libraries on both campuses. Click on the covers of the books listed below to read a summary and get information about availability.

Interested in checking out from or returning a book to the OIE library? Click on the link below to get started!

Available Books

CoverTitleAuthorAvailability
Alexander - The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of ColorblindnessThe New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of ColorblindnessAlexander, M.Available from the Library and our Bookshelf
A Black Women’s History of the United StatesBerry, D.R. & Gross, K.N.Available from the Library and our Bookshelf
Decolonizing the UniversityBhambra, G. K., et. al.Available from the Library and our Bookshelf
Revisioning History – Book 1:
A Queer History of the United States
Bronski, M.Available from the Library and our Bookshelf
The Quest for Environmental Justice: Human Rights and the Politics of PollutionBullard, R. D.Available from the Library and our Bookshelf
Cass - The Strategic Student Veteran: Successfully Transitioning from the Military to College AcademicsThe Strategic Student Veteran: Successfully Transitioning from the Military to College AcademicsCass, D.Available from our Bookshelf
Coates - Between the World and MeBetween the World and MeCoates, T.Available from the Library and our Bookshelf
Freedom is a Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a MovementDavis, A.Y.Available from the Library and our Bookshelf
The Meaning of Freedom and other Difficult DialoguesDavis, A.Y.Available from the Library and our Bookshelf
Servants of Allah: African Muslims Enslaved in the AmericasDiouf, S.A.Available from the Library and our Bookshelf
Revisioning History – Book 3:
An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States
Dunbar-Ortiz, R.Available from the Library and our Bookshelf
Eagleman - The Brain: The Story of YouThe Brain: The Story of YouEagleman, D.Available from the Library and our Bookshelf
A Mind Spread Out on the GroundElliott, A.Available from the Library and our Bookshelf
Fadiman - The Spirit Catches You and You Fall DownThe Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two CulturesFadiman, A.Available from the Library and our Bookshelf
What We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About FatGordon, A.Available from the Library and our Bookshelf
Grandin - The Autistic Brain: Helping Different Kinds of Minds SucceedThe Autistic Brain: Helping Different Kinds of Minds SucceedGrandin, T. & Panek, R.Available from our Bookshelf
Islamic Exceptionalism: How the Struggle Over Islam is Reshaping the WorldHamid, S.Available from the Library and our Bookshelf
(Don’t) Call Me Crazy: 33 Voices Start the Conversation About Mental HealthJensen, K.Available from the Library and our Bookshelf
All Boys Aren’t BlueJohnson, G.M.Available from the Library and our Bookshelf
Double Challenge: Being LGBTQ and a MinorityKaplan, R. & Kaplan, A.Available from the Library and our Bookshelf
Hood Feminism: Notes From the Women that a Movement ForgotKendall, M.Available from the Library and our Bookshelf
Stamped From the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in AmericaKendi, I.X.Available from the Library and our Bookshelf
Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019Kendi, I.X., & Blain, K.N.Available from the Library and our Bookshelf
I’m Fine: A Student Perspective on Suicide and Mental Health on College CampusesKumpf, E.Available from our Bookshelf
Taking Up Space: The Black Girl’s Manifesto for ChangeKwakye, C., & Ogunbiyi, O.Available from the Library and our Bookshelf
Every Student Has a Story: Personal Narratives from First-Generation College StudentsEvery Student Has a Story: Personal Narratives from First Generation College StudentsLenfestey, K.Available from the Library and our Bookshelf
Levitin - The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information OverloadThe Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information OverloadLevitin, D.J.Available from our Bookshelf
A Quick & Easy Guide to Queer and Trans IdentitiesMady, G. & Zuckerberg, J.Available from the Library and our Bookshelf
Spread Your Wings and FLI: How to Effectively Navigate College as a First-Generation Low-Income StudentMora, J.I.Available from our Bookshelf
Trans* In College: Transgender Students’ Strategies for Navigating Campus Life and the Institutional Politics of InclusionNicolazzo, Z.Available from the Library and our Bookshelf
Revisioning History – Book 2:
A Disability History of the United States
Nielsen, K.E.Available from our Bookshelf
Ortiz - An African American and Latinx History of the United StatesRevisioning History – Book 4:
An African American and Latinx History of the United States
Ortiz, P.Available from the Library and our Bookshelf
Life During College: The Veteran’s Guide to SuccessOsborne, N.J., et. al.Available from our Bookshelf
Perez - Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for MenInvisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for MenPerez, C.C.Available from the Library and our Bookshelf
LGBTQ Without Borders: International LifeQuist, J.Available from our Bookshelf
Exploring the Tripod: Immigration, Security, and Economy in the Post-9/11 United StatesRoy, N.Available from the Library and our Bookshelf
Roy - Nonviolent Resistances in the Contemporary World: Case Studies from India, Poland, and TurkeyNonviolent Resistances in the Contemporary World: Case Studies from India, Poland, and TurkeyRoy, N.Available from the Library and our Bookshelf
Yo No Soy Tu Perfecta Hija MexicanaSánchez, E.L.Available from our Bookshelf
Schnack - The Gap Decade: When You're Technically an Adult but Really Don't Feel Like it YetThe Gap Decade: When You’re Technically an Adult but Really Don’t Feel Like it YetSchnack, K.Available from the Library and our Bookshelf
Neurotribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of NeurodiversitySilberman, S.Available from the Library and our Bookshelf
The Joy Luck ClubTan, A.Available from the Library and our Bookshelf
Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? And Other Conversations about RaceTatum, B.D.Available from the Library and our Bookshelf
Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the 21st CenturyDisability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-First CenturyWong, A.Available from the Library and our Bookshelf
Xu - An Inconvenient Minority: The Attack on Asian American Excellence and the Fight for MeritocracyAn Inconvenient Minority: The Attack on Asian American Excellence and the Fight for MeritocracyXu, K.Available from our Bookshelf
Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, Vol 14: A Publication of the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher EducationJournal of Diversity in Higher Education: A Publication of the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education Available from the Library and our Bookshelf

Last updated: 5/6/2022