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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

  • Mary Frank FoxAffiliated withSchool of Public Policy, Center for Study of Women, Science and Technology, Georgia Institute of Technology Email author 
  • , Carol ColatrellaAffiliated withSchool of Literature, Communication, and Culture, and Center for Study of Women, Science and Technology, Georgia Institute of Technology

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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

women science engineering participation performance

JEL Classifications

I-23 L-39