Women In Science
- Association for Women in Science (AWIS)
- ASCB Women in Cell Biology
- Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM)
- Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
- Graduate Women in Science (GWIS)
- Women in Science Forum at Nature Scitable
- Women in Biology Internet Launch Pages
- Female Science Professor weblog
- ADVANCE Portal web site for the advancement of women in science and technology careers, clearinghouse for NSF ADVANCE award recipients
Conferences & Seminars
"Women and STEM: How stereotypes undermine the interest and success of women in science, technology, engineering, and math", a Faculty Curator Speaker Series organized by Jenessa Shapiro, Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at UCLA.
- Steven Spencer, Professor of Psychology, University of Waterloo, "A Chilly Climate for Women in STEM: How It Develops and How It Can Be Overcome", April 21, 2011.
- Toni Schmader, Professor of Psychology, University of British Columbia, "Stereotype Threat Deconstructed", April 28, 2011.
- Nilanjana Dasgupta, Professor of Psychology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst: "STEMing the Tide: Female Experts and Peers Enhance Young Women's Interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics", May 12, 2011.
- Joshua Aronson, Professor of Applied Psychology, New York University, "Stereotypes and the Nurture of Intelligent Thought and Behavior", May 19, 2011.
- WIST 2011: Women in Science and Technology Conference, May 14, 2011, Salk Institute, La Jolla, CA, sponsored by AWIS-San Diego.
- Project SHE 2011: Sharing Her Experiences in Science & Engineering, Dr. Jackie Dewar (LMU Mathematics) & Dr. Virginia Merriam (Emerita, LMU Biology), March 15, 2011, 5:30 PM, Hannon Library 3rd Floor Von der Ahe Suite.
- LMU and the F-Word: Deconstructing Feminism on Campus, Tuesday, March 18, 2008, 7:00 PM, The Marymount Center, University Hall, Suite 3002. A Panel of LMU Professors will give their personal experiences as women in their areas of study and work, from each college on campus, with a Q&A after involving the students in the audience.
Articles and Reports
- Women's Unequal Share of Family Care is the Unmentionable Elephant in Unequal Science Careers (Activation Energy, A Blog by Stefano Bertuzzi, Executive Director of the ASCB, June 3, 2013)
- Women in Science (Genome Biology interview with Caroline Dean, Mary Osborn, Alicia Oshlack, and Janet Thornton, March 8, 2012, 13:148; requires subscription to view, but 30-day free trial available)
- The Work Life Integration Overload: Thousands of Scientists Weigh in on Outmoded Work Environments, Unfriendly Family Policies (Executive Summary of study conducted by AWIS, March 8, 2012)
- Chronicling Women's Contributions to Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Prezi presentation (ASBMB Today, March 2012)
- One Hundred Years of American Women in Biochemistry (Adele J. Wolfson, 2012, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education 34: 75-77)
- ASBMB Women in Academe Task Force Report (Elizabeth C. Theil, February 2012)
- Programs for Undergraduate Women in Science and Engineering : Issues, Problems, Solutions (Mary Frank Fox, Gerhard Sonnert, Irina Nikiforova, 2011, Gender & Society 25(5): 589-615)
- A Report on the Status of Women Faculty in the Schools of Science and Engineering at MIT, 2011
- Why So Few? (AAUW Report, 2010; with links to online video)
- Help Women Stay in Science: A Female Scientist Gives her Top 10 List of Tips for her Male Colleagues (Laura L. Mays Hoopes; 2007; posted on TheScientist.com)
- Teaching Cell and Molecular Biology for Gender Equity (Jill C. Sible, Dayna E. Wilhelm, and Muriel Lederman, 2006; full text freely available at CBE: Life Sciences Education web site)
- Running in Place (Virginia Valian, 1998, The Sciences) on the accumulation of disadvantage for women scientists
- Virginia Valian's Publications page with other links to her work on gender and science
- What We Know Now About Bias and Intergroup Conflict, the Problem of the Century (Susan T. Fiske, 2002, Current Directions in Psychological Science, 11: 123-128).
- White Privilege and Male Privilege: A Personal Account of Coming to See Correspondences Through Work in Women's Studies (Peggy McIntosh, 1988; pdf 40k)
- Are Emily and Greg More Employable Than Lakisha and Jamal? A Field Experiment on Labor Market Discrimination (Marianne Bertrand & Sendhil Mullainathan, American Economic Association, 2004, doi: 10.1257/0002828042002561)
- Student Ratings of Professors are not Gender Blind (Association for Women in Mathematics Newsletter, Sept.-Oct. 1994)
- Sexism in Peer-review of Postdoc Fellowship Applications, (Nature, May 22, 1997; pdf 1,054k)
- Orchestrating Impartiality: The Impact of Blind Auditions on Female Musicians (Claudia Goldin & Cecelia Rouse (2000) The American Economic Review, 90: 715-741).
- Reducing the Effects of Gender Stereotypes on Performance Evaluations (Cara C. Bauer & Boris B. Baltes, 2002, Sex Roles, 47: 465-476)
- A Study on the Status of Women Faculty in Science at MIT (March 1999)
- Impact of Gender on the Review of the CV of Job Applicants and Tenure Candidates (Sex Roles, 1999, 41: 509-528; pdf 255k)
- Universities Urged to Improve Hiring and Advancement of Women (Science, September 22, 2006)
- Gender Similarities in Mathematics and Science (Science, October 27, 2006)
- Transcript of remarks at NBER Conference on Diversifying the Science & Engineering Workforce by Larry Summers, former president of Harvard University (January 14, 2005)
- Rosalind Franklin and the Secret of Photo 51 (PBS NOVA program based on the biography by Brenda Maddox)
- Laura L. Mays Hoopes, Breaking Through the Spiral Ceiling: An American Woman Becomes A DNA Scientist
Science and Women's Art
- Stranger Visions, portrait sculptures from analyses of genetic material collected in public places by Heather Dewey-Hagborg.
- Crochet 16S rRNA by Jessica Polka
- Protein Art, drawings based on protein ribbon diagrams by May K.
- Artologica, original watercolors of cells and other science themes by Michelle Banks
- Brush with Science: the Artwork of Julie Newdoll
- A Gallery of Crocheted Hyperbolic Models, The Institute for Figuring
- Fabric Brain Art by Marjorie Taylor , Karen Norberg, and Patricia Jauch
- Virus Doilies by Laura Splan
A Slice of Life Scarves
Women Faculty in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering at LMU
|Biology||Chemistry & Biochemistry||Civil Engineering & Environmental Science||Electrical Engineering & Computer Science||Mathematics||Health & Human Sciences|
|Wendy Binder||Nicole Bouvier-Brown||Rachel Adams||Stephanie August||Anna Bargagliotti||Hawley Almstedt|
|Deepa Dabir||Tina Choe||Lei Huang||Alissa Crans||Stephanie Perez Beaudion|
|Kam Dahlquist||Emily Jarvis||Barbara Marino||Christina Eubanks-Turner||Sarah Strand|
|Philippa Drennan||Sarah Mitchell||Angela Gallegos||Heather Tarleton|
|Michelle Lum||Lily Khadjavi|
|Cathy McElwain||Suzanne Larson|
|Nancy Fujishige||Yangpin Ma|
Erika Camacho, a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Mathematics from 2004-2007 left LMU for Arizona State University.
Michelle Hauer, a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering from 2009-2010 left LMU in 2010.
Connie Weeks, Professor of Mathematics, retired in 2010.
Jacqueline Dewar, Professor of Mathematics, retired in 2013.
Rebecca Crawford, Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, retired in 2016.
Last modified: 8/19/16