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Gender in STEM

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Advancing Science: How Bias Holds Us Back
Asplund, Maria ; Welle, Cristin G
Neuron, 22 August 2018, Vol.99(4), pp.635-639

How Gender and Race Stereotypes Impact the Advancement of Scholars in STEM:
Professors’ Biased Evaluations of Physics and Biology Post-Doctoral Candidates

Eaton, Asia ; Saunders, Jessica ; Jacobson, Ryan ; West, Keon
Sex Roles, Jun 2019, pp.1-15

Science faculty's subtle gender biases favor male students
Corinne A. Moss-Racusin, John F. Dovidio, Victoria L. Brescoll, Mark J. Graham and Jo Handelsman
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Vol. 109, No. 41 (October 9, 2012), pp. 16474-16479

And Even More of Us Are Brave: Intersectionality & Sexual Harassment of Women Students of Color
Cantalupo, Nancy Chi
Harvard Journal of Law & Gender, Wntr, 2019, Vol.42(1), p.1-81

The Ivory Ceiling of Service Work
Misra, Joya ; Lundquist, Jennifer Hickes ; Holmes, Elissa ; Agiomavritis, Stephanie
Academe, 2011, Vol.97(1), p.22

The changing career trajectories of new parents in STEM
Cech, Erin A ; Blair-Loy, Mary
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 05 March 2019, Vol.116(10), pp.4182-4187

Equal but Inequitable: Who Benefits from Gender-Neutral Tenure Clock Stopping Policies?
Antecol, Heather ; Bedard, Kelly ; Stearns, Jenna
The American Economic Review, Sep 2018, Vol.108(9), pp.2420-2441


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Structure and belonging: Pathways to success for underrepresented minority and women PhD students in STEM fields.
Fisher, Aaron J ; Mendoza-Denton, Rodolfo ; Patt, Colette ; Young, Ira ; Eppig, Andrew ; Garrell, Robin L ; Rees, Douglas C ; Nelson, Tenea W ; Richards, Mark A
     PloS one, 2019, Vol.14(1), pp.e0209279