Sex Roles

, Volume 34, Issue 1–2, pp 117–126 | Cite as

Professional service involvement of leadership faculty: An assessment of gender, role, and satisfaction

  • Darla J. Twale
  • David M. Shannon
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This study explored gender differences among educational administration faculty and their participation in and satisfaction with professional association activities. The study population would be characterized as overwhelmingly male and white, but with women and minority candidates beginning to enter the faculty ranks. Women faculty reported involvement in more professional service activities and a slightly higher satisfaction with their involvement than their male colleagues. However, women participated in different types of and more professional association activities than men.


Gender Difference Social Psychology Professional Association Service Activity High Satisfaction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Darla J. Twale
    • 1
  • David M. Shannon
    • 1
  1. 1.Educational FoundationsLeadership, and TechnologyAuburn UniversityUSA

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