How Gender and Race Stereotypes Impact the Advancement of Scholars in STEM: Professors’ Biased Evaluations of Physics and Biology Post-Doctoral Candidates

@article{Eaton2020HowGA,
  title={How Gender and Race Stereotypes Impact the Advancement of Scholars in STEM: Professors’ Biased Evaluations of Physics and Biology Post-Doctoral Candidates},
  author={A. Eaton and Jessica F. Saunders and Ryan K. Jacobson and K. West},
  journal={Sex Roles},
  year={2020},
  volume={82},
  pages={127-141}
}
  • A. Eaton, Jessica F. Saunders, +1 author K. West
  • Published 2020
  • Psychology
  • Sex Roles
  • The current study examines how intersecting stereotypes about gender and race influence faculty perceptions of post-doctoral candidates in STEM fields in the United States. Using a fully-crossed, between-subjects experimental design, biology and physics professors ( n  = 251) from eight large, public, U.S. research universities were asked to read one of eight identical curriculum vitae (CVs) depicting a hypothetical doctoral graduate applying for a post-doctoral position in their field, and… CONTINUE READING
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