Ethnic variation in gender-STEM stereotypes and STEM participation: an intersectional approach.

  title={Ethnic variation in gender-STEM stereotypes and STEM participation: an intersectional approach.},
  author={Laurie T. O'Brien and Alison Blodorn and Glenn Adams and Donna M. Garcia and Elliott D. Hammer},
  journal={Cultural diversity \& ethnic minority psychology},
  volume={21 2},
Stereotypes associating men and masculine traits with science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields are ubiquitous, but the relative strength of these stereotypes varies considerably across cultures. The present research applies an intersectional approach to understanding ethnic variation in gender-STEM stereotypes and STEM participation within an American university context. African American college women participated in STEM majors at higher rates than European American… 

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