Davidson Microaggressions Project

The Future of White Men

I once overheard a conversation in which a white man wondered aloud about the role and place of white men in academia as the future unfolds. I thought to myself, Seriously? You are not a minority or an endangered species. You are not outnumbered or even close to being outnumbered. You still make up upwards of 70% of the professoriate. Not only that but whiteness is embedded in our systems and institutions. It’s so “normal” that you don’t even see it.