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This page will house a running list of materials that have been suggested by the PIs, advisors, speakers, and evaluators.  They will be posted in the order received. Please check regularly for updates.

[Opportunities (professional conferences, faculty internships, funding for students, opportunities to write, etc., will be posted via this link:]

National ADVANCE websites, and ADVANCE Programs at the universities of our speakers and team members:

Papers and Reports:

Recommended by evaluators, Dr. Angela Byars-Winston and Dr. Frances Carter-Johnson:

Gonzalez, Carmen G. and Harris, Angela P., Presumed Incompetent: The Intersections of Race and Class for Women in Academia (March 6, 2012). PRESUMED INCOMPETENT: THE INTERSECTIONS OF RACE AND CLASS FOR WOMEN IN ACADEMIA, Gabriella Gutierrez y Muhs, Yolanda Flores Niemann, Carmen G. Gonzalez, and Angela P. Harris, eds., Utah State University Press, June 2012; Seattle University School of Law Research Paper No. 12-14. Available at SSRN:

Recommended by the organizing committee:

National Science Foundation (2011). Balancing the Scale: NSF’s Career-Life Balance Initiative. NSF-11-201.

Recommended by ADVANCE Advisor, Jan Rinehart (Executive Director of ADVANCE, Northeastern University):

Mid Career Faculty:


1.     Modern Language Association (2009).  Standing Still: The Associate Professor Survey.  Report of the Committee on the Status of Women in the Profession.

2.     Huston, T.A., Norman, M., Ambrose, S.A. (2007).  Expanding the Discussion of Faculty Vitality to Include Productive but Disengaged Senior Faculty.  Journal of Higher Education, 78, 5 493-522.

3.     Baldwin, R., DeZure, D., Shaw, A. & Moretto, K. (2008).  Mapping the Terrain of Mid-Career Faculty at a Research University: Implications for Faculty and Academic Leaders.  Change, 2008, 46-55.

Summary of References above on Mid Career

Work-Life Balance:

Faculty Reports:

Faculty Mentoring:

Recommended by Guest Speaker, Dr. Paula Rayman (Professor, University of Massachusetts at Lowell): 

1. Cinda Sue Davis et. al., “The Equity Equation”, Jossey-Bass, San Fransisco, 1996

2. Paula Rayman and Belle Brett, ” Pathways for Women in Science”, Wellesley Center for Research on Women,

Wellesley College, 1993

3. Radcliffe Public Policy Institute, “Professional Pathways: Examining Work, Family and Community in the Biotechnology Industry”, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1999

4. Paula Rayman, “Beyond the Bottom Line: The Search for Dignity at Work, St Martin Press, New York, 2001

Pre-conference panel discussion information provided by Dr. Idalis Villanueva and the panelists of the “Assessing Needs” workshop on Thursday, October 4, 2012. (Includes job postings!)

Additional Resources:

Articles compiled by the National Academy of Science 2012 Conference: Seeking Solutions: Maximizing American Talent by Advancing Women of Color in Academia: (Source:,ADVANCE Advisor Catherine Didion is a leader on this committee.)

  1. I came across an interesting book for our efforts: Women, Science, and Technology: A Reader in Feminist Science Studies.

  2. Article by Dr. Caryl Ann Becerra, featuring Arizona State’s Dr. Erika Camacho and others: “Fixing The Leaky Faucet” about Women in STEM with children.

  3. REPORT:

    NIH Draft Report of the Advisory Committee to the Director Working Group on Diversity in the
    Biomedical Research Workforce

    Click to access Diversity%20in%20the%20Biomedical%20Research%20Workforce%20Report.pdf


    “Diversifying STEM Faculty: Bridging Individual and Collective Concerns”
    By, Kelly Mack, executive director of Project Kaleidoscope, Association of American Colleges and Universities (Dr. Kelly Mack is a former program director of NSF ADVANCE.)

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