Indeed, there is ample evidence that the worldwide spread of COVID-19 has caused mass xenophobia, racism and discrimination.
As a professor, I cannot overemphasize the urgency for inclusive teaching, no matter what you teach.
Colleges and universities across America provide excellent resources for inclusive teaching strategies or make professional development opportunities available to enhance faculty and staff’s commitment to building a better campus climate.
We can do ours in our classrooms by fighting exclusion and xenophobia through inclusive teaching.
Now, more than ever, is the time for inclusive teaching, consideration of diversity and respect for difference.