Great expectations: Florence Bascom (1842–1945) and the education of early US women geologists

@inproceedings{Clary2007GreatEF,
  title={Great expectations: Florence Bascom (1842–1945) and the education of early US women geologists},
  author={R. Clary and J. Wandersee},
  year={2007}
}
  • R. Clary, J. Wandersee
  • Published 2007
  • Geology
  • Abstract Florence Bascom, the first woman to be awarded a PhD from Johns Hopkins University and the first professional US woman geologist, gained access through male connections into what was perceived to be a man's discipline. Her entrance into geology was not straightforward, but instead proceeded fairly erratically through an interwoven network of male acquaintances. Although Bascom's participation in professional circles garnered her acceptance by her male associates, it was her long… CONTINUE READING
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