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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
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Neymotin, Florence – NASPA Journal About Women in Higher Education, 2011
In 2009, the economics department at Kansas State University began one of the first department-level Women in Economics groups for female graduate students in the United States. This is particularly important because of the general under-representation of women in the economics profession and especially in the academy. The main goals of this group…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Females, Economics Education, Womens Education