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Sarseke, Gulnar – NASPA Journal About Women in Higher Education, 2018
The article aims to explore the main reasons why women are under-represented in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) subjects and careers. The article critically analyzes three approaches: educational, feminist, and scientific. This work highlights that the subject "gender and science" has been looked at for at least…
Descriptors: Females, Disproportionate Representation, STEM Education, Science Careers
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Abukar, Sharifa; Ghanbari, Sheena; Nariman, Nahid; Jenkins-Martin, Tracey; Thompson, Pamela; Viaud, Karina M. – NASPA Journal About Women in Higher Education, 2018
Nationally, the attrition rate of doctoral students is high, and it is often attributed to a lack of support. In higher education, the attrition rate of doctoral Students of Color and other underrepresented populations is even greater. This article briefly reviews the structure of one cohort model doctoral program and its impact on the overall…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, African American Students, Minority Group Students, Females
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Seher, Christin L.; Iverson, Susan V. – NASPA Journal About Women in Higher Education, 2015
In this article, the authors argue that facilitated dialogues with academic mothers can provide space for consciousness-raising, validation, co-mentoring, and taking action. Stemming from the authors' experiences of negotiating motherhood in the academy, and their facilitation of a book discussion about academic motherhood through a faculty…
Descriptors: Consciousness Raising, Mothers, Women Faculty, Females
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Williams Shealey, Monika; Alvarez McHatton, Patricia; McCray, Erica; Thomas, Ursula – NASPA Journal About Women in Higher Education, 2014
The research literature devoted to examining the experiences of faculty from diverse backgrounds in higher education has contributed to a growing understanding of the complexities of working in these institutions, particularly predominantly White institutions. An analysis of the literature is provided, which yielded the following themes as central…
Descriptors: Women Faculty, Teacher Educators, Minority Group Teachers, Advocacy
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Yakaboski, Tamara; Hunter, Liz; Manning-Ouellette, Amber – NASPA Journal About Women in Higher Education, 2014
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) of 2010 (P.L. 118-148) has already changed college students' health care options and has a larger impact on women as they outnumber men in college enrollment and require unique services. Through a feminist policy framework, we discuss how the PPACA impacts college women's health and…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, College Students, Access to Health Care, Health Services
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Pasque, Penny A. – NASPA Journal About Women in Higher Education, 2013
Research cannot be conducted without conscious or unconscious use of underlying theoretical principles (Broido & Manning, 2002). As such, even studies that seem void of theoretical underpinnings subscribe to some semblance of theoretical principles. Broido and Manning (2002) argue that postmodernism, feminist theory, and critical theory, among…
Descriptors: Feminism, Postmodernism, Research Methodology, Focus Groups
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Fellabaum, Jennifer – NASPA Journal About Women in Higher Education, 2011
While many higher education scholars have considered gender (e.g., Dawson-Threat & Huba, 1996; DeLucia-Waack, Gerrity, Taub, & Baldo, 2001; Jacobs, 1995; Knox, Zusman, & Mcneely, 2004; Lackland & De Lisi, 2001; Massey & Christensen, 1990), most of the literature uses modernistic theories to examine gender roles or gendered differences among…
Descriptors: Sex Role, Sexual Identity, Performance, Social Theories