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Briefing Book 2 -- 1.14.2005



A Conference of the Science and Engineering Workforce Project (SEWP) at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Sponsored by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

14-15 January 2005

Briefing Book, Volume II: Working Papers and Additional Readings

Table of Contents

1. Catherine J. Weinberger. "Is the Science and Engineering Workforce Drawn from the Far Upper Tail of the Math Ability Distribution?" Draft manuscript, University of CA, Santa Barbara, January 2005.

2. Kjersten Bunker Whittington and Laurel Smith-Doerr. "Quality versus Quantity: Women's Patenting in the Life Sciences," revised draft, first presented at the Annual Meetings of the American Sociological Association and the Society for the Social Study of Science.

3. Paula E. Stephan and Sharon G. Levin. "Leaving Careers in IT: Differences in Retention by Gender and Minority Status," Manuscript, Georgia State University and University of Missouri-St. Louis.

4. Michael Inzlicht and Catherine Good. "How Environments Can threaten Academic Performance, Self-Knowledge, and Sense of Belonging," in S. Levin and C. Van laar (eds), Stigma and Group Inequality: Social Psychological Approaches. (Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum, forthcoming).

5. Claude M. Steele and Joshua Aronson. "Stereotype Threat and the Intellectual Test Performance of African Americans," Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 69:5, 1995.

6. Catherine Good, Joshua Aronson, Michael Inzlicht. "Improving Adolescents' Standardized Test Performance: An Intervention to Reduce the Effects of Stereotype Threat," Applied Developmental Psychology, vol 24, 2003.

7. Sue V. Rosser. "POWRE and ADVANCE Programs for Women," presentation at the NBER-SEWP Conference, Diversifying the Science and Engineering Workforce, January 14, 2005.

8. Sue V. Rosser and Eliesh O'Neil Lane. "Key Barriers for Academic Institutions Seeking to Retain Female Scientists and Engineers: Family-Unfriendly Policies, Low Numbers, Stereotypes, and Harassment," Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering, vol 8, 2002.

9. Sheila Tobias. "The Newest Master's: Professional Studies in the Sciences and Mathematics, presentation at the NBER-SEWP Conference, Diversifying the Science and Engineering Workforce, January 14, 2005.

10. USGAO. "Gender Issues: Women's Participation in the Sciences Has Increased, but Agencies Need to Do More to Ensure Compliance with Title IX," GAO-04-639, Report to Congressional Requesters, July 2004. Summary and Table of Contents.

11. Frank C. Keil. "Folkscience: Coarse Interpretations of a Complex Reality," Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 7:8 (August 2003).

12. Kevin Dunbar. "How Scientists Think in the Real World: Implications for Science Education," Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 21:1, 2000.

13. Wendy M. Williams, Paul B. Papierno, Matthew C. Makel, Stephan J. Ceci. "Thinking Like a Scientist About Real-World Problems: The Cornell Institute for Research on Children Science Education Program," Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, vol 25, 2004.

14. Shirley M. Malcom, Darlyn E. Chubin, Jolene K. Jesse. Standing Our Ground: A Guidebook for STEM Educators in the Post-Michigan Era, American Association for the Advancement of Science, National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, October 2004.

15. Candace Stuart. "Women Techies Make Gains on Job: Shortage of Nano Scientists and Engineers, Changing Market Demographics Open Doors," Smalltimes, October 2004.

16. John Harvard's Journal. "Tenure and Gender," Harvard Magazine, January-February 2005.

17. Jeffrey Selingo. "Michigan. Who Really Won?," Chronicle of Higher Education, 14 January 2005.

18. Roger O. Crockett. "Why African Americans Are Shying Away from Top Colleges,"BusinessWeek, 21 June 2004.

19. Roger Clegg. "Time Has Not Favored Racial Preferences," Chronicle of Higher Education/ The Chronicle Review, 14 January 2005.
http://chronicle.com/archive/(Archive search: password required to view article)

20. Eve Riskin, Mari Ostendorf, Pamela Cosman, Michelle Effros, Jia Li, Sheila Hemami, Robert M. Gray (eds). Mentoring for Academic Careers in Engineering: Proceedings of the PAESMEM/Stanford School of Engineering Workshop, Preface and Chapter 1. October 4, 2004.