The Journal of Technology Transfer

, Volume 31, Issue 3, pp 377–386

Participation, Performance, and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering: What is at Issue and Why

Authors

    • School of Public Policy, Center for Study of Women, Science and TechnologyGeorgia Institute of Technology
  • Carol Colatrella
    • School of Literature, Communication, and Culture, and Center for Study of Women, Science and TechnologyGeorgia Institute of Technology
Article

DOI: 10.1007/s10961-006-7209-x

Cite this article as:
Fox, M.F. & Colatrella, C. J Technol Transfer (2006) 31: 377. doi:10.1007/s10961-006-7209-x

Abstract

Using multi-staged methods developed in this research for coding/analysis of interview data, this article portrays women’s reported experiences of participation, performance, and advancement in academic science and engineering in a major technological institution. The methods and findings have implications for understanding the complexity underlying women’s participation and performance, and for practices and policies to support advancement of women faculty, particularly those in research universities.

Keywords

womenscienceengineeringparticipationperformance

JEL Classifications

I-23L-39
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