ERIC Number: EJ538202
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Warriors on the Path to Academic Careers.
Poodry, Clifton A.
Winds of Change, v11 n4 p74-79 Aut 1996
Electrical engineer Robert Whitman and microbiologist Gilbert John have pursued academic careers in order to advance their own research and serve as role models for Native American students. After receiving Ph.D.s, Whitman and John were appointed assistant professors at research-oriented universities. Sidebar addresses the role Native American scientists have in connecting modern medical research with traditional Indian healing. (LP)
Descriptors: Academic Aspiration, American Indian Education, Career Choice, College Faculty, College Students, Educational Experience, Engineering Education, High School Students, Higher Education, Navajo (Nation), Research Utilization, Researchers, Role Models, Science Education, Scientific Research, Secondary Education, Summer Programs, Universities
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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