ERIC Number: ED041567
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
Reference Count: 0
Women on the Social Science Faculties since 1892.
This study is concerned with the position of women on the social science faculties in the graduate divison of the University of Chicago. The history and experience of several women faculty members in the various social science departments is reviewed. A few generalizations can be drawn: (1) few women are hired and few stay more than the length of one appointment (3 years); (2) the first appointment is usually that of Instructor or Lecturer, rather than Assistant Professor; (3) those who stay generally remain in untenured positions for an abnormally long time; and (4) those who become full professors do so by rising through the "women's departments" or are brought in from other universities at a tenured position. It appears the University is not free from male chauvinism and sex discrimination in its employment practices. The appendix includes a list of the women on the Social Sciences Faculties 1892-1968 as listed in the graduate catalogs, fellowships given in the social sciences by sex, and tables on the numbers of men and women faculty members, by rank and salary, and on the number of students by sex in the college, the graduate school and degrees awarded. (AF)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Employment Patterns, Faculty, Females, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Social Bias, Social Discrimination, Women Faculty
Judy Baer, 5518 South Ellis Avenue, Chicago, Illinois ($0.25)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Political Science Association, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: University of Chicago IL
Note: Draft of a speech given at the Political Science Association Conference, and University of Chicago panel on status of women, Winter 1969