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Decolonizing the Syllabus Bibliography


 Chemistry & Ethnicity: Uranium and American Indians -- This is a course syllabus from Catherine Middlecamp, Department of Chemistry, and Omie Baldwin, University Health Services, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin.

 Caroline E. H. Dessent, Ruhee A. Dawood, Leonie C. Jones, Avtar S. Matharu, David K. Smith, and Kelechi O. (2021). Uleanya. Decolonizing the Undergraduate Chemistry Curriculum: An Account of How to Start. Journal of Chemical Education. Link in Knox Primo.

Abstract: Discussions on decolonizing the curriculum are common in Humanities and Social Science Faculties but still rare in the Physical Sciences. In this commentary, we describe the work we have conducted to begin decolonizing and diversifying our undergraduate chemistry curriculum. We also discuss what it means to decolonize chemistry and reflect on why it is an important thing to do. Finally, we discuss a number of different strategic approaches that could be followed to decolonize an undergraduate chemistry curriculum.