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Wise References

Summary Studies of the Status of Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and/or Mathematics (STEM) Fields

  • Solving the Equation: The Variables for Women’s Success in Engineering and Computing (2015, American Association of University Women AAUW) is a summary of research focused on understanding why there are still so few women in the critical fields of engineering and computing and what we can do to make these fields open to and desirable for all.  Link
  • The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap (2015, American Association of University Women AAUW) The report explains the pay gap in the United States; how it affects women of all ages, races, and education levels; and what you can do to close it. Link 
  • Why so Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (2010, American Association of University Women AAUW) Link
  • The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, Medicine Women in Science and Engineering Statistics. Link 

Resources Particularly Focused on Experiences, Needs, and Issues for Women of Color in STEM Fields

Articles and Reports:

  • Douglas M. Haynes,”Always the Exception: Women and Women of Color Scientists in Historical Perspective,” Peer Review (Association of American Colleges & Universities), Spring 2014, Vol. 16, No. 2  Link 
  • Kimberly M. Jackson and Leyte L. Winfield, “Realigning the Crooked Room: Spelman Claims a Space for African American Women in STEM,” Peer Review (Association of American Colleges & Universities), Spring 2014, Vol. 16, No. 2 Link 
  • Jasna Jovanovic and Mary A. Armstrong, “Mission Possible: Empowering Institutions with Strategies for Change,” Peer Review (Association of American Colleges & Universities), Spring 2014, Vol. 16, No. 2 Link 
  • Karin Matchett, Rapporteur; Committee on Advancing Institutional Transformation for Minority Women in Academia; Committee on Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine; Policy and Global Affairs; National Research Council, Seeking Solutions: Maximizing American Talent by Advancing Women of Color in Academia: Summary of a Conference (2013), National Academies Press Link
  • Women of Color in STEM Resources (American Chemical Society)
  • Faculty Climate Studies, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, 2013. [Online]. Link 
  • S. Blake-Beard, “The costs of living as an outsider within: An analysis of the mentoring relationships and career success of black and white women in the corporate sector,” Journal of Career Development, vol. 26, no. 1, pp. 21-36, 2016. Link
  • S. D. Blake-Beard and L. Morgan-Roberts, “Releasing the double bind of visibility of minorities in the workplace.” CGO Commentaries No. 4, 2004. [Online]. Link
  • M. E. Davis, H. F. O. Vakalahi, and R. Scales, "Women of color in the academy: From trauma to transformation," in Disrupting the Culture of Silence: Confronting Gender Inequality and Making Change in Higher Education, Sterling, Virginia, USA: Stylus Publishing, 2015 pp. 265-277.
  • G. Diggs, D. Garrison-Wade, D. Estrada, and R. Galindo, “Smiling faces and colored spaces: The experiences of faculty of color pursing tenure in the academy,” The Urban Review, vol. 41, no. 4, pp. 312-333, 2009. Link
  • C. Flaherty, “Study finds gains in faculty diversity, but not on the tenure track,” Technology and Learning Blog: Inside Higher Ed, Aug. 2016. [Online]. Link
  • K. Griffin and R. Reddick, “Surveillance and sacrifice: Gender differences in the mentoring patterns of black professors at predominantly white research universities,” American Educational Research Journal, vol. 48, no. 5, pp. 1032-1057, 2011. Link
  • L. Guinier and G. Torres, “The miner’s canary: Enlisting race, resisting power, transforming democracy,” Harvard University Press, 2003. 
  • G. Gutierrez y Muhs, Y. Niemann, C. Gonzalez, and A. Harris, (Eds). Presumed incompetent: The intersections of race and class for women in academia, The University Press of Colorado, 2012.
  • A. Hurtado, “Relating to privilege: Seduction and rejection in the subordination of white women and women of color,” Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 833-855, 1989. Link
  • S. Malcom, P. Hall, and J. Brown, “The double bind: The price of being a minority woman in science,” American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington DC, AAAS Report No. 76-R3, April 1976. Link
  • M. Ong, “The mini-symposium on women of color in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM): A summary of events, findings, and suggestions,” Arlington, VA, USA, 2009, [Online]. Link
  • M. Ong, L. T. Ko, and A. K. Hodari, "Agency of women of color in STEM: Individual and institutional strategies for persistence and success," in Pathways, Potholes, and the Persistence of Women in Science: Reconsidering the Pipeline, London, England: Lexington Books, 2016, pp. 183-195.
  • C. Patitu and K. Hinton, “The experiences of African American women faculty and administrators in higher education: Has anything changed?” New Directions for Student Services, vol. 104, pp. 79-79, 2004. Link
  • “Report on the initiative for faculty race and diversity,” Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA, 2010.  [Online]. Link
  • J. V. Sanchez-Hucles and D. D. Davis, “Women and women of color in leadership: Complexity, identity, and intersectionality,” American Psychologist, vol. 65, no. 3, pp. 171-181, 2010. Link
  • S. R. Sommers, “On racial diversity and group decision-making,” Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, vol. 90, no. 4, pp. 597-612, 2006. Link
  • “Surviving and thriving in academia: A guide for members of marginalized groups,” American Psychological Association CEMRRAT2 Task Force and Committee on Women in Psychology, pp 6-7, 2017. [Online]. Link
  • G. Thomas and C. Hollenshead, “Resisting from the margins: The coping strategies of black women and other women of color faculty at a research university,” The Journal of Negro Education, vol. 70, pp. 166-175, 2001. Link
  • “Unraveling the double bind: women of color in STEM.” Harvard Educational Review: June 2011, vol. 81, no. 2, pp. 157-162. Link 
  • J. W. Yen, K. Quinn, S. E. Lange, E. A. Riskin, and D.D. Denton, “ADVANCE mentoring programs for women faculty in SEM at the University of Washington.” presented at 2005 ASEE Annual Conference Portland, OR, USA, 2005. [Online]. Link
  • R. E. Zambrana, R. Ray, M. M. Espino, C. Castro, B. Douthirt Cohen, and J. Eliason, “Don’t leave us behind: The importance of mentoring for underrepresented minority faculty,” American Educational Research Journal, vol. 52, no. 1, pp. 40-72, 2015. Link