Toward mentoring as feminist praxis: Strategies for ourselves and others

Pamela Moss, Karen J. Debres, Altha Cravey, Jennifer Hyndman, Katherine K. Hirschboeck, Michele Masucci

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In this paper, we outline some strategies that we have found useful in our everyday practices as faculty members at a variety of universities in Canada and the USA. We first set a framework for being a mentor while engaging feminist praxis. We then discuss strategies that would be useful in choosing a mentor as well as being a mentor; for mentoring undergraduate students as well as graduate students. We conclude by suggesting that working toward self-mentoring is a goal.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)413-427
Number of pages15
JournalJournal of Geography in Higher Education
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1999


  • Faculty
  • Feminism
  • Mentoring
  • Self-mentoring
  • Students

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Education


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