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Career Advancement Outcomes in Academic Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM): Gender, Mentoring Resources, and Homophily


Abstract This dissertation examines gender differences in career advancement outcomes among academic science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) scientists. In particular, this research examines effects of gender, PhD advisors and postdoctoral supervisors mentoring resources and gender homophily in the mentoring dyads on the career advancement outcomes at early career stages.

Female academic scientists have disadvantages in the career progress in the academic STEM. They tend to fall behind throughout their career paths and to leave the field compared to their male colleagues. Researchers have found that gender differences in the career advancement are shaped by gender-biased evaluations derived from gender stereotypes. Other studies de... (more)
Created Date 2017
Contributor Lee, Sang Eun (Author) / Welch, Eric W (Advisor) / Feeney, Mary K (Committee member) / Corley, Elizabeth A (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Gender studies / Higher education / Public policy
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 206 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Public Administration and Policy 2017
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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