The Science Glass Ceiling
Academic Women Scientist and the Struggle to Succeed
By (author) Sue V. Rosser
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Science Glass Ceiling by Sue V. Rosser
Book DescriptionIn The Science Glass Ceiling, Sue Rosser chronicles the plight of women faculty across the country. Noting difficulties, double standards, and backlash that they routinely face. Rosser interviewed some of the country's best female scientists about their research, love of science, and routing barriers faced. She offers suggestions and solutions for changing the science and technology culture at universities in order to establish a more level playing field. As the first woman Dean at a science/technical school, Rosser offers realistic solutions from an insider's perspective.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415945134
(229mm x 152mm x 12mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 22-Apr-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Sue V. Rosser
Sue Rosser is Dean of Ivan Allen College, the Liberal Arts College at the Georgia Institute of Technology and is Professor of History, Technology, and Society and an Adjunct Professor of Biology at the Georgia Institute of Technology. She is formerly a Senior Program Officer at the National Science Foundation.
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