Mentoring, in my view, is an opportunity to connect meaningfully with individuals in service to their pursuit of personally-defined goals or aspirations.
Some of my recent publications and writing on mentoring:
Montgomery, BL (2017). Mapping a Mentoring Roadmap and Developing a Supportive Network for Strategic Career Advancement. SAGE Open, April-June 2017:1-13
Montgomery, BL (2018). From Deficits to Possibilities: Mentoring Lessons from Plants. Public Philosophy Journal, 1:10.25335/M5/PPJ.1.1-3
Montgomery, BL (2019). Mentoring as Environmental Stewardship. CSWEP News, 2019(1): 10–12
Montgomery, BL (2019). To Support or To Deny: Mentoring or Gatekeeping? ASBMB Today, 18(7): 43–45.
Montgomery, BL, and Page, SC (2018). Mentoring beyond Hierarchies: Multi-Mentor Systems and Models. Commissioned Paper for National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Committee on Effective Mentoring in STEMM.
Montgomery, BL (2018). Building and Sustaining Diverse Functioning Networks Using Social Media and Digital Platforms to Improve Diversity and Inclusivity. Frontiers in Digital Humanities, 5:22
Montgomery, BL, et al. (2014). Guiding the Way: Mentoring Graduate Students and Junior Faculty for Sustainable Academic Careers. SAGE Open, October-December 2014:1-11
Beronda frequently tweets about mentoring @BerondaM