Blogs, Publications, & Resources
2013 Engaged Learning: Why Feelings Matter, About Campus, (18, 1), March/April, 2013, 2-8
2011 Burns B. Crookston: Life and Legacy. Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice. 47 (4), 483-495
2007 Learning Reconsidered: Higher Education’s Operating Instructions. About Campus. (12,1). March/April, 2007. 2-7
Of Education, Fishbowls and Rabbit Holes: Rethinking Teaching and Liberal Education for an Interconnected World. Jane Fried, Ph.D. Stylus Publications, 2016
Transformative Learning Through Engagement. Jane Fried, Ph.D. & Assoc. Stylus Publications, 2012
2010 Fried, J. Ethical Standards and Principles In J.Schuh et.al (Eds) Student Affairs: A Handbook for the Profession (5th ed) San Francisco : Jossey Bass
2001 Civility and Spirituality in Transforming Campus Life (V.Miller & M. Ryan, eds) Peter Lang Publishers : NY.
1997 Fried, J. Changing Ethical Frameworks for a Multicultural World. In J. Fried (Ed.) Ethics for Today’s Campus. New Directions in Student Services series, #77, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass
Clients, Programs and Resources
Baypath University, Springfield, MA.
- Critical Conversations – three year program to train facilitators to conduct these
conversations with faculty and staff. His program is a combination of education
and training. The educational component involves discussion of the many
marginalized groups, the history of marginalization and privilege and the personal
narratives of the participants. Skill development includes active listening and
- Unconscious Bias – a two hour program that included all members of the
administrative and student affairs staff. Program elements include mindfulness of
physical reactions, learning to disengage from disruptive emotions and practicing
appropriate responses that lead to the solution of problems.
- Unconscious Bias for Executive Cabinet – Three hour program with the executive
staff of the university which included all the skills mentioned above and a
discussion of policies and procedures that disadvantage marginalized students.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), Windham/Willimantic Chapter
- Why Do We Still Need Black History Month? – Panel presentation for high
school students, including a power-point of historical, cultural and personal
information to engage students.
- Facilitation of Community Conversations about African American Films- Film
series conducted in Eastern Connecticut for residents, designed to open dialogue
about racial issues Film subjects included Thurgood Marshall, Emmet Till and
- History of Enslaved People in Eastern Connecticut – panel participant on this
topic with focus on local, historical events including the work of Prudence
Crandall. Presented to the residents of Scotland, CT as part of their effort to
overcome community racist history.
- Our Multicultural Selves – facilitator for a program that involved students from
high schools, early college, technical schools and community college. The
emphasis was on personal history, experience of marginalization and dialogue.
Taking a Knee for Justice – interactive high school program on the protests in the
NFL, their understanding of justice and their ability to relate to the issues which
the NFL protests have raised.
- The Price of a Ticket – panel presentation at Quinebaug Valley Community
College about the James Baldwin video of the same name.
conducted on behalf of Learning with Mind and Heart
- Creating Inclusive Classrooms- A program that includes brain-based learning,
cultural learning styles, incorporating self-authorship in the learning process.
Presented to faculty at Stonehill College, Easton, MA; Community college faculty
members at a statewide conference, NVCC, Waterbury, CT; American
International College, Springfield, MA; Tufts University, Medford, MA and
Southern Utah University, Cedar Grove, UT ( as part of a campus consultancy
and professional development conference).
- Diversity Dialogues conducted at Central Connecticut State University,
Manchester Community College and Quinebaug Valley Community College to
help students learn how to talk about race and cultural difference.
- Learning to Welcome the Other – training for the President’s cabinet at QVCC,
and residence hall staff at CCSU.
- Supervising Across Cultural Differences for the Latino Knowledge Community of
NASPA; also conducted for the faculty and administrative staff at Eastern
Connecticut State University.
- Student Development and On-Line Learning
- University Students’ Search for Meaning
- Racism, antiSemitism and Black History Month: A Meditation
- The 1619 Project: A Wake Up Call
- The Limitations of Either/Or and the American Mind
- Intersectionality and Humanity
- Unconscious Bias: How to Recognize It, How to Move Past It.
- Conversations about Race and Privilege
- Inclusive Classrooms and Difficult Dialogues
- CREATING INCLUSION: WHAT’S THE BIG DEAL?
- Higher Education is not a Cost Center (V2)
- Spirituality and Student Affairs: Inviting Submissions
- Creating an Inclusive Classroom
- Privilege Pedestal
- Let’s keep an eye on the whole picture, including AntiSemitism
- Difference and Discomfort: Christian Privilege and Some of its Consequences for the Student Affairs Profession
- Speaking and Listening from the Heart
- Dismantling White Racism: An Inside Job
- Worldviews and Power Structures: Racism as a Belief System
- Compassionate Conversations in a Hate Speech Environment
- Compassionate Conversations about Race: Healing the World
- HATE SPEECH, SAFE SPACES AND FREEDOM OF SPEECH
- The Biggest Elephant…Talking about Race
- Elephants in the Conference Room
- Diversity – The First Work is Within
- Fishbowls, Rabbit Holes and Lunch: The Many Ways Students Learn
- Between the World and All of Us: The Intellectual Cage of Racism
- Flying Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
- More About White Fragility
- The Fragility of White People
- Colleges, Racism and Bad Publicity
- What’s Your Story?
- Dialogue at the Intersection
- Liminality: Crossing the Threshold Both Ways
- Down the Rabbit Hole: Portrait of the Author
- Becoming your Authentic Self: Discerning wholeness
- Learning: The Difference Between Knowing and Knowing About
- Welcoming the Other or Running the Other Way?