Engendering the University through Policy and Practice: Barriers to Promotion to Full Professor for Women in the Science, Engineering, and Math Disciplines

  • Dana M. Britton


In research and policy addressing gender inequalities among university faculty, most attention has thus far been paid to the tenure process – to the task of getting women from the assistant professor ranks to the associate professor ranks. There is little question that programs like the National Science Foundation’s ADVANCE initiatives (in the United States) and more general affirmative action policies have had some beneficial effects. Women in all academic disciplines are now more likely to achieve tenure than ever before.


Full Professor Female Faculty Woman Faculty Post Tenure Pipeline Issue 
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