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Acker, Sandra; Webber, Michelle; Smyth, Elizabeth – NASPA Journal About Women in Higher Education, 2016
Over the past 40 or so years, women's share of faculty positions in Canada and elsewhere has increased considerably, if not yet reaching parity. Yet working in the gendered university remains problematic. This article uses data from a qualitative research project in which 38 junior academics were interviewed about their responses to being on the…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Family Work Relationship, Decision Making, Leaves of Absence
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Metcalfe, Amy Scott; Gonzalez, Laura Padilla – NASPA Journal About Women in Higher Education, 2013
The present study addresses women's underrepresentation in the academic profession, as well as the need for policies and practices aimed at this issue. It compares underrepresentation of academic women in North American countries, and explores, throughout a bivariate analysis, personal, professional, as well as institutional variables related to…
Descriptors: Disproportionate Representation, Higher Education, College Faculty, Women Faculty
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Waterman, Stephanie J.; Lindley, Lorinda S. – NASPA Journal About Women in Higher Education, 2013
Beginning with an overview of historical perspectives of Native American women, this article includes some discussion of values and practices of contemporary Native American women, data pertaining to Native American women's participation in higher education, and an introduction of familial cultural capital, community cultural wealth, Native…
Descriptors: Females, American Indian Students, American Indian Culture, Academic Persistence
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Masunaga, Hiromi; Hitchcock, Maurice A. – NASPA Journal About Women in Higher Education, 2011
This study analyzed 816 medical professors' perceptions of clinical teaching, as measured with the online version of the Clinical Teaching Perception Inventory, and examined difficulties that female professors faced in becoming the ideal clinical teacher. While describing themselves as a clinical teacher, female professors rated themselves lower…
Descriptors: Medical School Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Women Faculty, Medical Education