Reilly, Rosemary C. and D'Amico, Miranda (2011) Mentoring undergraduate women survivors of childhood abuse and intimate partner violence. The Journal of College Student Development, 52 (4). pp. 409-424. ISSN 0897-5264
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This inquiry describes the role of mentoring for undergraduate women survivors of trauma. It employed a comparative case approach. Interviews elicited stories from participants reflecting the role mentors have played in their life course and educational experiences. Four major themes emerged: fantasy mentors; mentor as mirror; mentor as nurturer and supporter; and mentor as the embodiment of a profession. Issues of women’s identity were particularly salient to these themes. Deviant cases provided an opportunity to reexamine the limits of the data and exhibited themes of self-reliance or seeing mentoring as controlling. Implications for mentoring women in higher education are discussed.
|Divisions:||Concordia University > Faculty of Arts and Science > Applied Human Sciences|
|Authors:||Reilly, Rosemary C. and D'Amico, Miranda|
|Journal or Publication:||The Journal of College Student Development|
|Date:||1 July 2011|
|Keywords:||mentoring, undergraduate women, survivors of childhood abuse, intimate partner violence, higher education|
|Deposited By:||ROSEMARY REILLY|
|Deposited On:||30 Aug 2011 14:35|
|Last Modified:||02 Nov 2012 19:56|
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