PROMOTING GENDER EQUITY IN ACADEMIC DEPARTMENTS: A STUDY OF DEPARTMENT HEADS IN TOP-RANKED CHEMISTRY DEPARTMENTS

@inproceedings{Stockard2008PROMOTINGGE,
  title={PROMOTING GENDER EQUITY IN ACADEMIC DEPARTMENTS: A STUDY OF DEPARTMENT HEADS IN TOP-RANKED CHEMISTRY DEPARTMENTS},
  author={J. D. Stockard and Jessica Greene and Priscilla Lewis and Geraldine L Richmond},
  year={2008}
}
Although the proportion of doctoral degrees in chemistry that have gone to women has increased markedly over the past few decades, the representation of women among higher education faculty has not increased at the same rate. This paper reports the results of a systematic effort to change this pattern by increasing the commitment of department heads in leading departments to the hiring and support of women faculty. Results indicate that participants in a carefully planned intervention changed… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.

Explore Further: Topics Discussed in This Paper

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 47 REFERENCES

Toward a theory of minority group relations

  • munity pp
  • 1967
Highly Influential
4 Excerpts

The nature of prejudice

  • G. Allport
  • Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley. Astin, H. S. (). The…
  • 1954
Highly Influential
3 Excerpts

Gender equity

  • S. R. Morrissey
  • Chemical and Engineering News, 84, 65–69.
  • 2006
3 Excerpts

Interaction-based diversity initiative outcomes: An evaluation of an initiative aimed at bridging the racial divide on a college campus

  • N. Muthuswamy, T. R. Levine, J. Gazel
  • Communication Education,
  • 2006

A national analysis of diversity in science and engineering faculties at research universities

  • D. J. Nelson
  • Retrieved February 27, , from Diversity in…
  • 2005
2 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…