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Literature

Books

  • Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People, Mahzarin Banaji and Anthony Greenwald
  • Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do, Claude Steele. (Amazon)
  • Why So Slow: the Advancement of Women, Virginia Valian

Articles

Note: University of Vermont's ADVANCE Portal has links to many annotated bibliographies.

Links go to publisher's journal site if (legal) PDF is not available. May require library access. PDF noted where possible.

  • Bailyn et al. 2004. Site Visit: University of Michigan NSF ADVANCE Program. (pdf)
  • Butterwick, S. 2003. Deep listening in a feminist popular theatre project:  upsetting the position of audience in participatory education. Adult Education Quarterly 54: 7-22.
  • Chesler, N. C. 2002. Gender-informed mentoring strategies of women engineering scholars:  on establishing a caring community. Journal of Engineering Education 91: 49-55.
  • Chesler, N. C. et. al. 2002. Peer-mentoring for untenured women faculty: the leadership skills and community-building workshop. ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings, 2389-97. (pdf)
  • Fox, M. F., 1996. Women, academia, and careers in science and engineering. In C. Davis, et. al., editors. The equity situation:  fostering the advancement of women in the sciences, mathematics, and engineering. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers. p 265-89.
  • Frehill, L.M. 1997. Subtle sexism in engineering. In N. V. Benokraitis editor. Subtle sexism: current practice and prospects for change. Thousand Oaks: SAGE Publications.
  • Hensel, N. 1991. Revitalizing gender equality in higher education: the need to integrate work/family issues. ASHE-ERIC Higher Education Report No. 2. Washington, D. C.: The George Washington University, School of Education and Human Development.
  • Hollenshead, C. S.,1996. Enduring education and career equity for women: a research and policy agenda. In C. Davis, et. al., editors. The equity situation:  fostering the advancement of women in the sciences, mathematics, and engineering. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers. p 321-33..
  • Jackson, J. 2004. The story is not in the numbers:  academic socialization and diversifying the faculty. NWSA Journal 16: 172-85. (pdf)
  • Lange, S. E. and J. W. Yen. 2005. Toolkits for retention and recruitment: utilization and outcomes. ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings. 14439-46. (pdf)
  • Lawler, A. 1999. Tenured women battle to make it less lonely at the top. Science, 286, 1272-1276.
  • MIT (March 1999). A study on the status of women faculty in science at MIT. MIT Faculty Newsletter, XI, 4 special edition. (web, pdf)
  • National Science Foundation Engineering Task Force May 2005. The Engineering Workforce: Current State, Issues, and Recommendations. Final Report to the Assistant Director of Engineering. (Word)
  • National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics. 2003. Gender differences in the careers of academic scientists and engineers: a literature review. NSF 03-22. (web, pdf)
  • Nelson, D. J. and D. Rogers. 2004. A national analysis of diversity in science and engineering faculties at research universities. 2004, Norman, OK. (web)
  • Schneider, A. 2000. Female scientists turn their backs on jobs at research universities. The Chronicle of Higher Education, 46, A12-14. (web)
  • Stewart, A. 2004. Advancing women in science and engineering at the University of Michigan: A report at the midpoint.
  • Tracy, K. B. 1998. From our readers: Women in science: The myth of having it all. Equity and Excellence in Education, 31, 68-72.
  • Valian, V. 2004. Beyond gender schemes:  improving the advancement of women in academia. NWSA Journal 16: 207-20. (web)
  • Vetter, B. M. 1996. Myths and realities of women's progress in the sciences, mathematics, and engineering. In C. Davis, et. al., editors. The equity situation: fostering the advancement of women in the sciences, mathematics, and engineering. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers. p 29-56.

Unsolicited opinion: if you only have time for one short article, read Valian's foundational piece Beyond gender schemes.