, Volume 31, Issue 3, pp 377-386

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

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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.