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General Readings

Conference Readings

Readings for the 2014 Conference

Networking and collaboration

Amanda Murdie. 2014. “An Academic Woman’s Rant of the Week: Self-Promotion.” Duck of Minerva.

———. 2013. “Coauthorship – Like Bad Marriages and Struggling Nonprofits.” Duck of Minerva.

McDermott, Rose, and Peter K. Hatemi. 2010. “Emerging Models of Collaboration in Political Science: Changes, Benefits, and Challenges.” PS: Political Science & Politics 43 (01): 49–58.

Strategies for engaging in meaningful service

Hesli, Vicki L., Jae Mook Lee, and Sara McLaughlin Mitchell. 2012. “Predicting Rank Attainment in Political Science: What Else Besides Publications Affects Promotion?” PS: Political Science & Politics 45 (03): 475–92.

Mitchell, Sara McLaughlin, and Vicki L. Hesli. 2013. “Women Don’t Ask? Women Don’t Say No? Bargaining and Service in the Political Science Profession.” PS: Political Science & Politics 46 (02): 355–69.

Leaning in? Leaning out?

Brooks, Rosa. 2014. “Recline, Don’t ‘Lean In’ (Why I Hate Sheryl Sandberg)” Washington Post.

Sandberg, Sheryl. 2014. “Why I Want Women To Lean In.” Time.

Strategies for minimizing implicit bias

Hazel Morrow Jones, and Janet M. Box-Steffensmeier. 2014. “Implicit Bias and Why It Matters to the Field of Political Methodology.” The Political Methodologist.

Duffy, Meghan. 2014. “Implicit Biases & Evaluating Job Candidates (updated).” Dynamic Ecology.

Readings for 2013 Conference

Career and Gender Discussion 1: “The Balance between Work and Life”

Slaughter, Anne-Marie. 2012. “Why Women Still Can’t Have It All” The Atlantic.

Sandberg, Sheryl. 2010. “Why We Have Too Few Women Leaders.” TED presentation.

Career and Gender Discussion 2: “Research Productivity”

Hesli, Vickie L. and Jae Mook Lee. 2011. “Faculty Research Productivity: Why Do Some of Our Colleagues Publish More than Others?” The Profession, April 2011.

Career and Gender Discussion 3: “Gender and Public Perception”

Tannenbaum, Melanie.  “If It Looks Like a Compliment and Sounds Like a Compliment, is it Really a Compliment?” Scientific American Blog.

Career and Gender Discussion 4: “Tenure and Promotion”

Babcock and Laschever. 2003. Women Don’t Ask: Negotiation and the Gender Divide Princeton University Press. Pp. 1-67.

Hesli, Vickie L.,  Lee, Jae Mook and Sara Mitchell. 2012 “Predicting Rank Attainment in Political Science: What Else Besides Publications Affects Promotion?” 2012. The Profession, July 2012.

Von Stein, Jana. 2013.  “When Bad Things Happen to Untenured People.”  The Chronicle of Higher Education, 12 January 2013.

Career and Gender Discussion 5: “When to Say Yes, How to Say No”

Mitchell, Sara and Vickie L. Hesli. 2013. “Women Don’t Ask? Women Don’t Say No? Bargaining and Service in the Political Science Profession.” The Profession, April 2013.

Additional Readings:

Maliniak, Daniel, Ryan M. Powers, and Barbara F. Walter.  The Gender Citation Gap in International Relations. Forthcoming, International Organization.

Mitchell, Sara McLaughlin, Samantha Lange, and Holly Brus.  Gendered Citation Patterns in International Relations Journals.

Readings for 2012 Conference

Topic 1: Women as Career Academics

Baker, Maureen. 2010. “Career Confidence and Gendered Expectations of Academic Promotion.” Journal of Sociology, Vol. 46(3) 317-334.
Monroe, Kristen Renwick, William F. Chiu on behalf of the CSWP. 2010. “Gender Equality in the Academy: The Pipeline Problem.” PS: Political Science & Politics, Vol. 43(2) 303-308.
Roos, Patricia A. 2008. “Together But Unequal: Combating Gender Inequality in the Academy.” Journal of Workplace Rights, Vol. 13 (2) 185-199.
Babcock and Laschever. 2003. Women Don’t Ask: Negotiation and the Gender Divide (excerpt). Princeton University Press. Pp. 1-61.  See 2012 Readings page for excerpt.

Topic 2: Teaching (Methods)

Dion, Michelle. 2008. “All-Knowing or All-Nurturing? Student Expectations, Gender Roles, and Practical Suggestsions for Women in the Classrom.” PS: Political Science and Politics, 41 (4) 853-856.
Boyd, Frank A. 2001. “Taking it to the Street: The Demographics and Pedagogy of APSA’s “Star” Teachers.” PS: Political Science and Politics 34 (3): 669-673.

Topic 3: Networks and Publishing

Henrion, Claudia. 1997. Women in Mathematics: The Addition of Difference (excerpt). Indiana University Press. See 2012 Readings page for excerpt.
Monroe, Kristen, Saba Ozyurt, Ted Wrigley, and Amy Alexander. 2008. “Gender Equality in Academia: Bad News from the Trenches and Some Possible Solutions.” Perspectives on Politics 6(2): 215-233.
Connelly, Rachel and Kristen Ghodsee. 2011. Excerpts from introduction and Chapter 6, “On the Tenure Track: Research and Networking” Professor Mommy. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. See 2012 Readings page for excerpt.

Topic 4: Gender & Perception

Steele, Claude M. 2011. Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do (excerpts). W. W. Norton & Company. See 2012 Readings page for excerpts.
Johns, M., Schmader, T., & Martens, A. 2005. ‘Knowing is Half the Battle: Teaching Stereotype Threat as a Means of Improving Women’s Math Performance’, Psychological Science, 16: 175-179.
Trix, Frances and Carolyn Psenka. 2003. “Exploring the Color of Glass: Letters of Recommendation for Female and Male Medical Faculty.” Discourse & Society 14(2): 191-220.
http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/guest-blog/2012/01/31/if-it-looks-like-a-compliment-and-sounds-like-a-compliment-is-it-really-a-compliment/
See also: http://biasproject.org/

Topic 5: Methods Retooling – when and how?

Carol S. Dweck (2006) “Is Math a Gift? Beliefs That Put Females at Risk” In S.J. Ceci & W. Williams (Eds.); “Why aren’t more women in science? Top researchers debate the evidence”. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Jennifer A. Mangels, Catherine Good, Ronald C. Whiteman, Brian Maniscalco, and Carol S. Dweck (2011) “Emotion blocks the path to learning under stereotype threat.” Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience.

Topic 6: Five- and Ten-Year Plans: What Next?

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/context-and-variation/2011/10/07/the-three-things-i-learned-at-the-purdue-conference-for-pre-tenure-women-on-being-a-radical-scholar/

Readings for 2011 Conference

Women as Career Academics

Baker, Maureen. “Career Confidence and Gendered Expectations of Academic Promotion.” Journal of Sociology, Vol. 46(3) 317-334, 2010.

Monroe, Kristen Renwick, William F. Chiu on behalf of the CSWP. “Gender Equality in the Academy: The Pipeline Problem.” PS: Political Science & Politics, Vol. 43(2) 303-308, 2010.

Roos, Patricia A. “Together But Unequal: Combating Gender Inequality in the Academy.” Journal of Workplace Rights, Vol. 13 (2) 185-199, 2008.

Publication and Creating a Successful Tenure File

Breuning, Marijke & Kathryn Sanders. “Gender and Journal Authorship in Eight Prestigious Political Science Journals.” PS: Political Science & Politics, Vol. 40 (2) 347-351, 2007.

Evans, Heather K. & Erik P. Bucy. “The Representation of Women in Publication: An Analysis of Political Communication and The International Journal of Press/Politics.” PS: Political Science & Politics, Vol. 43 (2) 295-301, 2010.

Mathews, A. Lanethea and Kristi Andersen. 2001. “A Gender Gap in Publishing? Women’s Representation in Edited Political Science Books.” PS: Political Science and Politics 34 (1): 143-147.

Ferber, Marianne and Michael Brun. 2011. “The Gender Gap in Citations: Does it Persist?” Feminist Economics 17(1): 151=158.

Teaching

Dion, Michelle. “All-Knowing or All-Nurturing? Student Expectations, Gender Roles, and Practical Suggestsions for Women in the Classrom.” PS: Political Science and Politics, Vol. 41 (4) 853-856, 2008.

Boyd, Frank A. 2001. “Taking it to the Street: The Demographics and Pedagogy of APSA’s “Star” Teachers.” PS: Political Science and Politics 34 (3): 669-673.

Readings for 2010 Conference

Blau, Francine, Rachel Croson, Janet Currie, and Donna K. Ginther. 2010. “Can Mentoring Help Female Assistant Professors? Interim Results from a Randomized Trial.” American Economic Review 100(May): 348-352.

Babcock and Laschever. 2003. Women Don’t Ask: Negotiation and the Gender Divide. Princeton University Press. Pp. 1-61.

Monroe, Kristen, Saba Ozyurt, Ted Wrigley, and Amy Alexander. 2008. “Gender Equality in Academia: Bad News from the Trenches and Some Possible Solutions.” Perspectives on Politics 6(2): 215-233.

Trix, Frances and Carolyn Psenka. 2003. “Exploring the Color of Glass: Letters of Recommendation for Female and Male Medical Faculty.” Discourse & Society 14(2): 191-220.

American Political Science Association. 2005. “Women’s Advancement in Political Science: A Report of the APSA Workshop on the Advancement of Women in Academic Political Science in the United States.”

Readings for 2008 Conference

Career/Gender Discussion #1: Learning to Negotiate More Effectively
Babcock, Linda and Laschever, Sara. 2007. Women Don’t Ask: Negotiation and the Gender Divide. Princeton University Press. Pages 1-61.

Career/Gender Discussion #2: Gender Equality in Publishing and Tenure/ Balancing Family and Career

Anonymous and Anonymous. 1999. “Tenure in a Chilly Climate.” PS: Political Science and Politics 32(1): 91-99.

Monroe, Kristen et al. 2008. “Gender Equality in Academia: Bad News from the Trenches, and Some Possible Solutions.” Perspectives on Politics 6(2): 215-233

Wilson, Robin. 2003. “How Babies Alter Careers for Academics.” Chronicle of Higher Education 50 (December 5)

Excerpts from “Mommies and Daddies on the Fast Track: Success of Parents in Demanding Professions.” 2004. Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. Vol. 596.

Career/ Gender Discussion # 3: Gender in the Classroom

Boyd, Frank A. 2001. “Taking it to the Street: The Demographics and Pedagogy of APSA’s “Star” Teachers.” PS: Political Science and Politics 34 (3): 669-673.

Andersen, Kristi and Elizabeth D. Miller. 1997. “Gender and Student Evaluations of Teaching.” PS: Political Science and Politics 30 (2): 216-219.

Rosenthal, Cindy Simon. 1999. “One Experience Is Worth a Thousand Words: Engaging Undergraduates in Field Research on Gender.” PS: Political Science and Politics 32(1): 63-68.