Navigating Academia A Guide for Women and Minority STEM Faculty

Written By Pauline Mosley
Navigating Academia  A Guide for Women and Minority STEM Faculty
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 08 December 2014
  • ISBN : 0128019956
  • Pages : 216 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Navigating Academia A Guide for Women and Minority STEM Faculty written by Pauline Mosley which was release on 08 December 2014, this book published by Academic Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Navigating Academia: A Guide for Women and Minority STEM Faculty explores the infrastructure of the academy and provides a systematic account of where and why women and minorities fall behind men in the preparation for and development of their academic careers. This book offers useful strategies for recruiting, retaining, and advancing women and minorities. Chapters include testimonials from faculty and administrators about how they made their ascent within the academy. Navigating Academia: A Guide for Women and Minority STEM Faculty also discusses how to modify and expand faculty recruiting programs, how to diversify search committees, how to encourage intervention by deans, and how to assess past hiring efforts. This guide is an important resource for women and minorities seeking success in the academy as well as for administrators focused on faculty and professional development. Outlines barriers and challenges that this population is confronted with and provides several solutions and approaches for combating these issues. Includes insightful testimonials from contributors at various stages in their academic careers. Identifies critical success paths of a Professional Support Network (PSN) and pinpoints what components of the PSN are needed and how to acquire them.

Navigating Academia A Guide for Women and Minority STEM Faculty

Navigating Academia  A Guide for Women and Minority STEM Faculty
  • Author : Pauline Mosley,S. Keith Hargrove
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2014-12-08
  • Total pages : 216
  • ISBN : 0128019956
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Summary : Navigating Academia: A Guide for Women and Minority STEM Faculty explores the infrastructure of the academy and provides a systematic account of where and why women and minorities fall behind men in the preparation for and development of their academic careers. This book offers useful strategies for recruiting, retaining, and ...

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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-12-15
  • Total pages : 134
  • ISBN : 0128019956
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Summary : This engaging collection of recent essays reveals how a professorial career involves not only pursuit of a scholarly discipline but also such unwelcome features as the tribulations of graduate school, the trials of teaching, and the tensions that develop from membership in a department. The author, who enjoyed a distinguished ...

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  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2018-09-14
  • Total pages : 304
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Summary : Gender and diversity are crucial areas that require more attention in multiple academic settings. As more women progress into leadership positions in academia, it becomes necessary to develop solutions geared specifically toward success for females in such environments. Navigating Micro-Aggressions Toward Women in Higher Education provides innovative insights into the ...

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  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-05-30
  • Total pages : 160
  • ISBN : 0128019956
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-11-13
  • Total pages : 204
  • ISBN : 0128019956
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Summary : This practical guide prepares graduate students of color for their first job in academia and offers strategies for succeeding in the early years of a tenure-track position. Through the voices of faculty who have experienced the rigors of the job search and a career in academia, Beginning a Career in ...

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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-12-09
  • Total pages : 147
  • ISBN : 0128019956
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-04-17
  • Total pages : 200
  • ISBN : 0128019956
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Summary : Lived Experiences of Women in Academia shares meaningful stories of women working in the academy, from numerous disciplines, backgrounds and countries, to unveil the complex and distinct dimensionalities they experience in their life and work. Chapters are written using a range of responsive, personal and aesthetic techniques, including metaphor, manifesto ...

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  • Release Date : 2021-11-12
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 0128019956
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Summary : By foregrounding the voices and experiences of scholars from the Global South who have migrated to institutions in the Global North, this volume theorizes the "third space" as a unique, rich, and generative position in the Western academy. Global South Scholars in the Western Academy engages a range of critical ...

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  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2020-04-17
  • Total pages : 243
  • ISBN : 0128019956
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Summary : Women in the Academy are raising issues of pay parity, equal representation on committees, increased leadership positions, stories of resilience, and mentorship espousing changes at all levels including teaching, research, and administration. These strategies demand interrogation, and larger questions are being asked about the place of women empowerment worldviews in ...

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  • Release Date : 2019-05-07
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Summary : This edited collection of case studies from around the globe, seeks to shed light on existing practicesdisseminating the value of diversity, whilst opening the road toward a wider perspective on its definitions. The contributors provide a critical reflection of the current discourse on different types of diversity around the world....

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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-12-14
  • Total pages : 209
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