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Doctoral Education: Gender and Family Issues

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Graduate Women’s Expectations in Doctoral Programs and Beyond: Marriage, Family and Career. Download:  Nerad, M. & Cerny, J. (1999). Widening the Circle: Another Look at Women Graduate Students. Communicator, VXXXIII. N 6, pp.1-7. Download: Widening the Circle: Another Look at Women Graduate Students Nerad, M. (1992). Using Time, Money, and Human Resources Efficiently and Effectively in the Case of Women Graduate Students. Paper …

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Angela Ginorio

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Dr. Angela Ginorio is associate professor in Women Studies, and adjunct associate professor in the Departments of Psychology and American Ethnic Studies at the University of Washington-Seattle. She teaches courses on “Women and/Science,” “Issues for ethnic minorities and women in science and engineering” and “Women and Violence.” She developed and directed the Rural Girls in Science Program that operated out …

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Elizabeth Rudd

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Dr. Elizabeth  Rudd is a social science analyst in the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Office of Policy Development and Research, Division of Program Evaluation. Dr. Rudd is an experienced evaluator of innovative doctoral education programs funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation to promote interdisciplinary research. She is currently evaluating a new Ph.D. program that brings together lab …

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CIRGE Report on Gender Equality Reviewed in Inside Higher Education

The recent CIRGE report:  “Finally Equal Footing for Women in Social Science Careers” has received national attention.  Inside Higher Education ran a feature-length overview of this important work which holds great potential for informing decision-making and speaks about progress for women that is still needed. To read, click here: socsci

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The Changing Landscape of Work and Family in the American Middle Class: Reports from the Field

“In this beautifully rendered collection, we peer through so many different windows of American family life. Rural North Dakota parents reverently passing on farm values, if not the farm itself, to their children. Silicon Valley hi-tech family workers share long hours and high hopes in their electronic cottage. Affluent corporate executives and their stay-at-home wives still can’t control influences beyond …

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Equality and Illusion: Gender and Tenure in Art History Careers

Using a national survey of 508 art history PhDs including data on graduate school performance and careers 10-15 years post-PhD, this study investigates gender, family, and academic tenure in art history, the humanities field with the highest proportion of women. Alternative hypotheses derived from three perspectives–termed here clockwork, two-body, and synergy–are evaluated with multivariate logistic regression. Analysis finds that marriage …

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Career Outcomes of Political Science PhD Recipients

The PhDs – Ten Years Later study, allowed us to provide detailed information about the actual employment patterns of nearly 4, 000 PhDs recipients in biochemistry, computer science, electrical engineering, English, mathematics, and political science.   This report, offers a specific examination of the career paths of those who completed the PhD. in Political Science. Surveying PhD recipients in political science …

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Widening the Lens on Gender and Tenure

Asks the question, if women are now receiving doctoral degrees in relatively equal numbers to men, can we anticipate nearly equal tenure achievement in the next decade?  Uses data from the PhDs – Ten Years Later national survey to show that in fields where there are strong non-academic labor markets, women have equal chances of getting tenure to their male counterparts.  …

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CIRGE Charts Work/Family Paths of Female PhDs

Evidence from the survey, PhDs—Ten Years Later suggests that gender equality in the career paths of PhD recipients is still hampered by conflicts between family lives and career structures. Rudd, E. and Homer, L. (2005). CIRGE Charts Work/Family Paths of Female PhDs. in Women in Higher Education, September 2005, pp 36-37.  Download: CIRGE Charts Work Family Paths    

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Widening the Circle: Another Look at Women Graduate Students

Today, graduate women are still lagging behind their male counterparts. In this paper we will try to explain, both historically and empirically, the situation of women doctoral students and what problems keep them from parity with male students. We will present practical suggestions for graduate deans on how to improve the present situation and how to truly welcome women into …

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