Persistent Imposter Syndrome is Evidence of Sustained and Prolonged Systemic Racism in Higher Education

by Mofiyinfoluwa (Fiyin) Adekoya and Dr. Benjamin M. Drury

NOTE: If you are a parent, try and remember the last time you made cookies or pancakes. If you are not, go ahead and head to the fridge or close your eyes and play along with us.

Speaking from experience, I know this picture serves as a metaphor, unfortunately, for my reality as a member of an underrepresented community…and I can imagine it is similar to many others.



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