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Reading List

  • A Study on the Status of Women Faculty in Science at MIT. (1999). The MIT Faculty Newsletter, Vol. XI, No. 4.
  • Caplan, Paula J. Lifting a Ton of Feathers: A Woman’s Guide to Surviving the Academic World. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1993.
  • Eisenhart, Margaret A., Finkle, Elizabeth. Women’s Science: Learning and Succeeding from the Margins. University of Chicago Press, 1998.
  • Etzkowitz, H., C. Kemelgor, and B. Uzzi.(2000). “The ‘Kula Ring’ of Scientific Success.” Athena unbound: The advancement of women in science and technology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Georgi, Howard. (2000). “Is There an Unconscious Discrimination Against Women in Science?” APS News Online. College Park, Maryland: American Physical Society.
  • Hopkins, Nancy, Lotte Bailyn, Lorna Gibson, and Evelynn Hammonds. (2002). An Overview of Reports from the Schools of Architecture and Planning; Engineering; Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences; and the Sloan School of Management. Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
  • Margolis, Jane, Fisher, Allan. Unlocking the Clubhouse: Women in Computing. MIT Press, 2001.
  • Rosser, Sue Vilhauer. The science glass ceiling: academic women scientists and the struggle to succeed. New York: Routledge, 2004
  • Valian, Virginia. Why So Slow? The Advancement of Women. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press, 1998.
  • White, Kate. Why Good Girls Don’t Get Ahead…But Gutsy Girls Do: Nine Secrets Every Working Woman Must Know. New York: Warner Books, 1995.
  • Wyer, Mary, Cookmeyer, Donna, and Barbercheck, Mary (eds.). Women, Science, and Technology: A Reader in Feminist Science Studies. Routledge, 2000. Yoder, J. (2002). “2001 Division 35 Presidential Address: Context Matters: Understanding Tokenism Processes and Their Impact on Women’s Work.” Psychology of Women Quarterly, 26.