Women in Academic Science: A Changing Landscape.

  title={Women in Academic Science: A Changing Landscape.},
  author={Stephen J Ceci and Donna K. Ginther and Shulamit Kahn and W. Mattieu Williams},
  journal={Psychological science in the public interest : a journal of the American Psychological Society},
  volume={15 3},
Much has been written in the past two decades about women in academic science careers, but this literature is contradictory. Many analyses have revealed a level playing field, with men and women faring equally, whereas other analyses have suggested numerous areas in which the playing field is not level. The only widely-agreed-upon conclusion is that women are underrepresented in college majors, graduate school programs, and the professoriate in those fields that are the most mathematically… CONTINUE READING