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ERIC Number: EJ822603
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Feb
Pages: 23
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0361-0365
The Contribution of HBCUS to the Preparation of African American Women for STEM Careers: A Case Study
Perna, Laura; Lundy-Wagner, Valerie; Drezner, Noah D.; Gasman, Marybeth; Yoon, Susan; Bose, Enakshi; Gary, Shannon
Research in Higher Education, v50 n1 p1-23 Feb 2009
This study uses case study analysis to explore the ways that Spelman College, a historically Black women's college, promotes the attainment of African American women in STEM fields. Although limited to one institution, the findings shed light on the ways that institutional characteristics, policies, and practices may mitigate the barriers that limit attainment of African American women in STEM fields. Drawing on the findings, the paper concludes with recommendations for improving policy and practice as well as recommendations for additional fruitful research.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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