Academic Women

A Woman's Work

Unfinished Agendas: New and Continuing Gender Challenges in Higher Education. Judith Glazer-Raymo, ed. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008.

Why Are We Still Worried about Women in Science?

We still haven’t solved the problems that kept women out of science decades ago.

Notes From the Delivery Room

Success secrets of the stars for fitting into your research again after the baby.

Seriously, and Not So Seriously

Want to learn more about combining career and motherhood?

Mary Ann Mason, professor and co-director of the Center, Economics and Family Security at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, is the queen of research on women and tenure.

Her most recent book is Mothers on the Fast Track: How a New Generation Can Balance Family and Careers (Oxford Press, 2007).

Are We There Yet?

Thirty-seven years later, Title IX hasn't fixed it all.

So Few Women Leaders

It’s no longer a pipeline problem, so what are the root causes?

Keeping Senior Women at Your College

This nationwide study points to the role of the dean and department chair in supporting women at the higher ranks.

The “Truthiness” of Academic Meritocracy

How Professors Think: Inside the Curious World of Academic Judgment. Michèle Lamont. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2009.

A Midcareer Feminist Reflection

In an era of increasing contingency and devaluation of the humanities, we should take a moment to reconsider the meaning of activism.

The Ivory Ceiling of Service Work

Service work continues to pull women associate professors away from research. What can be done?


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