This book provides a wealth of information about institutional pitfalls in higher education professions, advice on how to handle difficult situations, and encouragement to those who persevere in their pursuit of an academic career. Career Strategies for Women in Academia considers the current status of women in higher education; examines women's roles in academe; and provides insights and advice on breaking the 'glass ceiling'.
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Table of Contents
Foreword - Joann Claire Silverberg A Feminist Classicist Reflects on AthenaIntroduction - Joan C Chrisler, Lynn H Collins and Kathryn QuinaPART ONE: THE CURRENT STATUS OF WOMEN IN ACADEMEWorking in the Ivory Basement - Nijole V Benokraitis Subtle Sex Discrimination in Higher EducationSearching for Congruity - Alberta Gloria Reflections of an Untenured Woman of ColorOn Overcoming Bureaucracy - Kathryn Quina A Tale of GrievanceCompetition and Contact - Lynn H Collins The Dynamics Behind Resistance to Affirmative Action in AcademeA Woman's Search for Belonging in Academia - Chris D EricksonBe Black for Me - Ethel Morgan SmithPaying Athena - Ellin Kofsky Scholnick Statistics, Statutes and StrategiesPART TWO: WOMEN'S ROLES AND CAREER DECISIONSTeacher versus Scholar - Joan C Chrisler Role Conflict for Women?The ABD Faculty Blues - Michelle R Dunlap Getting Organized for the Dissertation and BeyondCareer Strategies I Stumbled Upon - Loraine K OblerStudent Evaluations - Susan A Basow The Role of Gender Bias and Teaching StylesMoney Matters - Suzanna Rose and Mona J E Danner The Art of Negotiation for Women FacultyPART THREE: ASSUMING LEADERSHIP IN HIGHER EDUCATIONWomen as Faculty Leaders - Joan C Chrisler, Linda Herr and Nelly K MursteinWomen Administrators in Higher Education - Mary K MadsenStrategy Notes for the Equity Struggle - Claire Porac Women Academics in a Canadian ContextBreaking the (Plexi-)glass Ceiling in Higher Education - Kathryn Quina, Maureen Cotter and Kim RomeneskoCreating a Feminist Mentoring Network - Mary ZahmThe Pro Forma Review That Wasn't - AnonymousPART FOUR: TAKING CHARGE AND TAKING CAREStanding up, Talking Back and Taking Charge - Bernice Lott and Lisa M RocchioWhat I've Learned about Addressing Sexual Harrassment, Protecting Students and Keeping a Job - Maryka BiaggioCoping with Adversity - Linda L CarliDo Unto Others - Regina BentoLa Llorona in Academe - Ester Ruiz RodriquezAfterword - Mary Gray