ERIC Number: ED504763
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Abstractor: As Provided
Mothering and Professing in the Ivory Tower: A Review of the Literature and a Call for a Research Agenda
Eversole, Barbara A. W.; Harvey, Ashley M.; Zimmerman, Toni S.
Online Submission, Paper presented at the Academy of Human Resource Development International Research Conference in The Americas (Indianapolis, IN, Feb 28-Mar 4, 2007)
Although women outnumber men in receiving PhDs, the pipeline to tenure track positions leaks, particularly for mothers. In fact, the leak continues into the granting of tenure and the achievement of promotion. While having children increases a man's chances at attaining tenure and advancement, mothering decreasing a woman's chances. Implications for HRD academics to actively address this problem in their institutions of higher learning are discussed.
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Evaluative; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A