Productivity and Career Advancement by Female and Male Psychology Faculty : The Case of Italy

  title={Productivity and Career Advancement by Female and Male Psychology Faculty : The Case of Italy},
  author={Rita D’Amico and Patrizia Vermigli and Silvia Sara Canetto},
In the United States, women tend to publish less than men do and to be overrepresented at the lower ranks of academia. This study examined the scientific productivity and career status of female and male psychology faculty in Italian universities. Psychology was selected as a discipline because for decades, it has had a female majority among its doctorates. Italy was the case study country because it has one of the highest representations of women among university faculty. This study’s… CONTINUE READING

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