Ann E. Austin

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Relative to fields such as medicine and law, women have remained persistently underrepresented in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in higher education. The National Science Foundation’s ADVANCE Program seeks to catalyze systemic and organizational approaches to change that will enhance women’s participation and leadership in STEM.(More)
Previous studies have examined how individuals cope with the death of a partner. Most of these studies have focused on the experiences of women or have studied men only in comparison to women. This qualitative study focused only on the experiences of men, both heterosexual and gay men, grieving the untimely death of a partner due to a terminal illness.(More)
Connecting research and policy persists as one of higher education's most pressing challenges. Yet, the extent to which states rely on research evidence to craft policy remains under-studied. This chapter examines research utilization and public policy theory for their conceptual implications on how researchers might examine the role of information in the(More)
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