Erica Suchman will present some statistics from NIH study of women in science careers as well as a recent PNAS paper detailing bias in evaluation and mentoring of students that favors male students. This will be followed by a panel of female faculty who will discuss issues that face women in academic careers and teaching.
The panel will include Nancy Levinger and other female faculty possibly including:
Cathy Kennedy (CAHS),
Jennifer Anderson (retired from Food and Nutrition),
Susan James (chair, Mech Eng),
Jennie Cross (Sociology,)
Kate Browne (Anthropology),
Jane Kneller (chair, Philosophy),
Cindy Griffin (past chair, Speech Communication),
Alexandra Bernasek (Economics),
Adele Howe (Computer Science),
Jennifer Hoeting (Statistics),
Sara Rathburn (Geology),
and Jan Leach (Bioag Science and Pest Management).
Goals and Target Audience:
Goals to help develop mentorship relationships for Jr Female Faculty and allow them to hear the issues they may face or discuss issues they have faced.