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Gender Bias in Academia

These pages are part of the Worklife Law at UC Hastings College of the Law website.

Sections:

  1. What’s in it for the academy: how attracting and retaining women faculty builds intellectual and financial capital
  2. Best practices to retain women
  3. A “tell your stories” blog
  4. Patterns of gender bias in the academic workplace

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Gender Bias in Publishing

This August 2008 issue of Elsevier’s Editor’s Update is devoted to gender bias in publishing and includes links to related web sites.

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Girls’ Angle: A Math Club for Girls

Girls' Angle is: a math club for girls; a comprehensive approach to math education for girls; a supportive community for women and girls who study, use, and create mathematics.

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History of Math Archive at St. Andrews

This extensive collection of webpages includes indexes of biographies (alphabetical and chronological with a section on female mathematicians), histories in various cultures, histories (by topic), and famous curves (such as the Spiral of Archimedes). There are many other remarkable indexes at this site.

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History of Math Home Page at Clark University

This is a site by David E. Joyce. There are seven major sites (not including the main page), which are:

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History of Math at the University of Tennessee Math Archives

This site consists of an extensive collection of links to sites on the history of mathematics.

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How to Do a Massive Two-Body Job Search

Ellen Spertus, associate professor of computer science at Mills College and part-time software engineer at Google, provides advice based on her own experience.

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Mathematicians of the African Diaspora

This website showcases the accomplishments of the peoples of Africa and the African Diaspora within the Mathematical Sciences.

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Mathematics and Education Blog by Cathy Kessel

Past AWM President Cathy Kessel comments on issues related to mathematics and education, including June 2010 articles by NY Times Science writer John Tierney and the book Mathematics of Sex: How Biology and Society Conspire to Limit Talented Women and Girls and the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences article Understanding current causes of women's underrepresentation in science by Ceci and Williams (2/7/2011).

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The Math in the Movies Page, by Arnold G. Reinhold

A Guide to Major Motion Pictures with Scenes of Real Mathematics

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Nobel Prizes Awarded to Women

This page on Nobelprize.org, the official web site of the Nobel prize, includes a list of all the women who were awarded Nobel prizes. There are links to photos, biographical sketches, and further information and books about the laureates.

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PhDs.org

Web site for prospective and current graduate students. You can do a customized search for graduate schools based on criteria you enter. They also have information for undergraduates and academics in the sciences.

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Penn State’s List of Mathematics Departments Web Servers

The List contains links to mathematics departments' web servers throughout the world. There are numerous other links.

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The Poster Project:Visualizing Women in Science, Mathematics and Engineering

The Poster Project is a collaboration between Pamela Davis Kivelson and Dusa McDuff and contains wonderful posters of women mathematicians and engineers. The primary goal of this project is to change the intellectual and emotional climate surrounding the idea of scientific research in order to increase the number of women and girls who choose to pursue careers related to the physical sciences and mathematics, and to retain, at the high school and university level and beyond, women who have already chosen such careers.

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References on Chilly Climate for Women Faculty in Academe

Created by Jennifer J. Freyd and J.Q. Johnson at the University of Oregon

Sections:

  1. General Chilly Climate References
  2. Bias in Student Evaluations
  3. Bias in Hiring and Evaluation
  4. Balancing academic and personal responsibilities
  5. Bias in Peer Review
  6. Some Futher Analysis: Pay Inequity; Tenure & Award Inequity
  7. Related Online Resources

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Subject Listing of Women and Gender Resources at the University of Wisconsin

This site contains a list of links to sites related to women and gender (not directly science-specific).

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Theorem of the Day

This site maintained by Robin Whitty contains a list of theorems (and their proofs) that were proven or jointly proven by women. There are also downloadable files for a calendar of women mathematicians and their theorems.

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Under the Microscope

Stories for, by, and about women in science presented by The Feminist Press.

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We Use Math

The most common question students ask math teachers at every level is “When will I use math?” WeUseMath.org is a non-profit website that helps to answer this question. This website describes the importance of mathematics and many rewarding career opportunities available to students who study mathematics.

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