Critical Resources

Readings and Articles


Enhancing Gender Equity in Academia: Lessons from the ADVANCE Program (2015) Judith Stepan-Norris, Jasmine Kerrissey. Sociological Perspectives (July 15, 2015).

A Chair in Your Future (2004). Barbara Mathias-Riegel,. ASEE, 13:9.

A Message to Hiring Committees
(2002). M.M. Heilberger, J.M. Vick. The Chronicle of Higher Education (Aug. 9, 2002).

Academic Institutions of Minority Faculty with S&E Doctorates
(June 2006). Joan S. Burrelli. InfoBrief, Science Resources Statistics.

Always the Exception: Women and Women of Color Scientists in Historical Perspective
(2014). Douglas M. Haynes. Peer Review.

Benchmarking What Women on Campus Need
(2003). Mary Dee Wenniger. Women in Higher Education (Feb. 2003).

Debunking Some Myths About Grant Writing
(2003). K. T. Henson. The Chronicle of Higher Education (Jun. 26, 2003).

Diversification of a University Faculty: Observations on Hiring Women Faculty in the Schools of Science and Engineering at MIT
(March/April 2006). Nancy Hopkins. MIT Faculty Newsletter.

Do Women Shy Away from Competition?
Linda Gorman. NBER Website. Accessed Monday, March 13, 2006.

Exploring the Color of Glass: Letters of recommendation for female and male medical faculty
(2003). F. Trix and C. Psenka. Discourse & Society.

Faculty Diversity - Too little for Too Long
(2002). C. A. Trower, R. P. Chait. Harvard Magazine (Mar.-Apr. 2002).

Faux Family Friendly?
(2005), Scott Jaschik, Inside Higher Ed (Sept. 15, 2005).

From Scarcity to Visibility:Gender Differences in the Careers of Doctoral Scientists and Engineers
(2001). J. Scott Long, Ed. National Academy Press.

Fruitful Environment for Female Scientists
(2005). Doug Lederman. Inside Higher Ed (August 17, 2005).

Gender and NIH Grants
(2005), Scott Jaschik, Inside Higher Ed (Sept. 14, 2005).

Gender and the Administrative Search
(2003). J. Dowdall. The Chronicle of Higher Education (Jun. 20, 2003).

Helping Women Get to the Top
(July 23, 2005). The Economist.

Hitting the Maternal Wall
(2004). Williams, J.C. Academe 90: 6.

Is There an Unconscious Discrimination Against Women in Science?
(2000). H. Georgi, APS News, (January 2000).

Making the Right Moves: A Practical Guide to Scientific Management for Postdocs and New Faculty
(2004). Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Burroughs Wellcome Fund.

More Flexibility on Tenure - If You Ask
(2005), Scott Jaschik, Inside Higher Ed (Sept. 23, 2005).

Nepotism and Sexism in Peer-Review
(1997). C. Wenneras, A. Wold. Nature, 387: 341-343.

Panelists offer Strategies For Raising the Number of Women Scientists in Academe
(2002). Lila Guterman. The Chronicle of Higher Education (Feb. 20, 2002).

Scientist Couples do the Two-Job Shuffle
(2002). Watanabe, Myrna. The Scientist, 16.7: 52.

So Few Pulsars, So Few Females
(2004). S. Jocelyn Bell Burnell. Science (April 23, 2004)

So Many Committees, So Little Time
(2003). Piper Fogg. The Chronicle of Higher Education (Dec. 19, 2003).

Stubborn Equation Keeps Women on the Minus Side
(2002). Phoebe Nobles. Women's ENews.

The Evolving (Eroding?) Faculty Job
(May 1, 2006). Jaschik, Scott. Inside Higher Education.

The Facts of Life for an Administrator and Mother
(2003). Laura Skandera Trombley.The Chronicle of Higher Education (Sep. 5, 2003).

The Impact of Gender on the Review of the Curricula Vitae of Job Applicants and

Tenure Candidates: A National Empirical Study
(1999). Rhea E. Steinpreis, Katie A. Anders, and Daw Ritzke. Sex Roles, 41: 7-8.

The Revolving Door for Underrepresented Minority Faculty in Higher Education
(April 2006). Moreno, Jose F., Smith, Daryl G., Clayton-Pederson, Alma R., Parker, Sharon, and Teraguchi, Hiroyuki. The James Irvine Foundation and Campus Diversity Inititiative Evaluation Project.

The Subtle Side of Discrimination
(2003). Williams, Joan. The Chronicle of Higher Education (April 14, 2003).

What Does it Take for Women to Stay in Academic Chemistry
(2003). Elisabeth Pain. Science (May 2, 2003).
Why so Slow? The Advancement of Women (1998). Virginia Valian. MIT Press.

Women in Academe: Two Steps Forward, One Step Back
(2000). Taskforce on Women in Academe. American Psychological Association/Women in Academe.

Women Scientists Face Problems
(2004). Choi, Charles Q. The Scientist (Feb. 16, 2004).

Women Vastly Underrepresented in Academia
(2004). Dana Young. Women's ENews (Jan. 12, 2004).

Women who have Children Early in Careers Hurt Their Chances to Achieve Tenure
(2002). Thomas Bartlett. The Chronicle of Higher Education (Feb. 12, 2002).

 

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