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Reading Material for Advocates and Allies

The following resources may be of interest to faculty and administrators interested in learning more about becoming advocates and allies for women in STEM fields.  This list of resources were provided by the North Dakota State University’s FORWARD Advocates Program.

  1. AAUP Faculty Gender Equity Indicators. West MS, Curtis JW, 2006, Washington, D.C., American Association of University Professors: 
  2. Gendered Organizations and Intersectionality: Problems and Possibilities, Acker J, 2012:

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  1. Developmental Evaluation: Applying Complexity Concepts to Enhance Innovation and Use, Patton MQ, New York, NY, 2011: 
  2. Evaluating Social Innovation, Preskill H, Beer T, Washington, D.C., 2012, Foundations Strategy Group & Center for Evaluation Innovation:
  3. Engaging Men in Gender Initiatives: What Change Agents Need to Know, Prime J, New York, NY, 2009, Catalyst:,%20Engaging%20men%20in%20gender%20initiatives%20-%20Stacking%20the%20deck%2009.pdf
  4. What Men Have to Do With It: Public Policies to Promote Gender Equality, Barker G, Greene ME, Goldstein-Siegel E, 2010, Washington, D.C., International Center for Research on Women:
  5. Becoming an Ally: Breaking the Cycle of Oppression in People, Bishop A, 2002, Halifax, Nova Scotia:
  6. Antecedents, Precursors, and Concurrent Concepts in the Development of Social Justice Attitudes and Actions, Reason RD, Davis TL, 2005, New Directions for Student Services:

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  1. Increasing men's development of social justice attitudes and actions. Davis TL, Wagner R, 2005, New Directions for Student Services:

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10. The Impact of Gender on the Review of the Curricula Vitae of Job Applications and Tenure Candidates: A National Empirical Study, Steinpreis R, Anders K, Ritzke D, 1999, Milwaukee, WI:

11. Exploring the Color of Glass: Letters of Recommendation for Female and Male Faculty, Trix F, Psenka C, 2003, Detroit, MI, Discourse and Society:

12. Orchestrating Impartiality: The Impact of “Blind” Auditions on Female Musicians, Goldin C, Rouse C, 2000, JSTOR:

13. Are Emily and Greg more Employable than Lakisha and Jamal? A Field Experiment on Labor Market Discrimination, Bertrand M, Mullainathan S, 2003, Cambridge, MA, National Bureau of Economic Research:

14. Searching for Excellence and Diversity: A Guide for Search Committee Chairs, Fine E and Handelsman J, WISELI:

15. The Matilda Effect in science: Awards and prizes in the US, 1990s and 2000s, Lincoln A, Pincus S, Koster J, Leboy P:

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