Arien B. Telles's research while affiliated with University of Minnesota Duluth and other places

Publications (2)

Article
This study examines how first-generation, low-income college students make meaning of their career development process during their first year of college. Photovoice was employed to collect visual data and accompanying narrative texts providing a rich data set created by students during their transition to college. Four findings emerged from this p...
Chapter
In this chapter, Telles and Mitchell provide a brief historical overview of campus climate issues beginning with the 1980s, provide information about the 2017 Student Experience in the Research University (SERU) survey, and present racial campus climate data. The issue of negative campus climates for students of color in higher education institutio...

Citations

... As detailed above, VAS examines the socialization process from childhood through the entry into full time employments (Levine & Hoffner, 2006). Narrowing the focus of this study to college students is beneficial as they are close to and/or in the midst of making decisions about their career futures and thus are likely to have accessible recollections and be able to provide valid reports (Jehangir, Telles, & Deenanath, 2019;Powers & Myers, 2017). Previous research using this sample has examined the specific sources of messages that influence career choice, along with the content those messages contain (Adkisson, 2013;Kranstuber, Carr, & Hosek, 2012;Nanzione et al., 2011). ...
... Black college students may demonstrate academic resilience or success in school despite navigating a challenging racial campus climate (Lee, 2016) or an adverse sense of belonging (Hargrove, 2014) that can make it challenging for them to excel academically. Campus climates may present risks to Black students, and contribute to academic and social disparities, inequities, or injustices if they do not support access to diverse curricula, and access for and inclusion of diverse, students, staff, and faculty (Lewis & Shah, 2019;Telles & Mitchell, 2018). Among Black college students, negative perceptions of campus climate have been associated with lower motivation , persistence (Cabrera et al., 1999;Strayhorn, 2013), achievement (Fischer, 2010;Martin et al., 2017), and graduation rates Fischer, 2010). ...