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Enhancing the academic careers of women in science, technology, engineering, & mathematics

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Papers and Presentations

Papers

Papers Accepted

Mederer, H., Silver, B., & Beauvais, L. (2007). Work-Life Balance at URI, AAUP News, vol 32 (2):4-5.
Peckham, J., Stephenson, P., Mederer, H., Silver, B., Harlow, L., & Stuart, D. (2007). Broadening participation in computing: Issues and challenges.Proceedings of ITiCSE 2007, The 12th Annual Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education, ACM, SIGCSE, June 2007, Dundee, Scotland, to appear.
Silver, B., Prochaska, J., Mederer, H., Harlow, L., & Sherman, K. (2007). Advancing women scientists: Exploring a theoretically grounded climate change workshop model. Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering, 13(3): 207-230.
Silver, B., Boudreaux-Bartels, F., Mederer, H., Pasquerella, L., Peckham, J., Rivero-Hudec, M., Wishner, K. (2006) A Warmer Climate for Women in Engineering at the University of Rhode Island ASEE Annual 2006 Conference Proceedings Paper
Prochaska, J., Mauriello, L., Sherman, K., Harlow, L., Silver, B., & Trubatch, J. (2006) Assessing Readiness for Advancing Women Scientists Using the Transtheoretical ModelSex Roles, 54(11-12): 869-880.

Papers Submitted

Harlow, L., Stamm, K., Santiago, M., Silver, B., Mederer, H., Boudreaux-Bartels, F., Peckham, J., Wishner, K., Swift, J., & Prochaska, J. (2009). Work Environment and Satisfaction at a Mid-Sized Northeast U.S. University. Submitted to Third International Conference on Psychology for Proceedings Publication, May 2009

Bowleg, L., Harlow, L., Silver, B., Singh, A. & Webster, K.

Focusing on the Advancement of Women Faculty in the Sciences: An Exploratory Analysis of Faculty Perceptions and Recommendations

Submitted to Journal of Women in Higher Education, February 2009.

Papers in Development

Harlow, L., Mederer, H. (and others TBD). Predicting Career Satisfaction (working title)
Silver, B., Peckham, J., Harlow, L., Boudreaux-Bartels, F., Rivero-Hudec, M. (order TBD)  Hiring Women Faculty: The Faculty Fellows Recruitment Model(working title)

Presentations

Upcoming Presentations

Harlow, L., Stamm, K., Santiago-Rivas, M., Silver, B., Mederer, H.,Boudreaux-Bartels, F., Peckham, J., Wishner, K., Swift, J., & Prochaska, J. (2009). Third International Conference on Psychology for Proceedings Publication, May 2009Third International Conference on Psychology, Athens, Greece, June 2009.Work Environment and Satisfaction at a Mid-Sized Northeast US University.
Presentations (2009)
Silver, B. Rhode Island Chapter of the American Association of University Women, Newport, RI, March 2009The URI ADVANCE institutional transformation program:
Promoting women’s careers in science and engineering.
Stamm, K., Harlow, L., Silver, B., Santiago-Rivas, M., & Mederer, H. The Association for Women in Psychology Annual Conference 2009, Newport, RI, March 2009.What’s Data Got to Do with It? How to Measure Change in Academic Work Environments.
Santiago-Rivas, M., Harlow, L., Silver, B., Stamm, K., & Mederer, H. The Association for Women in Psychology Annual Conference 2009, Newport, RI, March 2009.Faculty Gender Composition in STEM Disciplines: A Case Study
Mederer, H., Boudreaux-Bartels, F., Harlow, L., Santiago, M., Silver, B., & Stamm, K. Sociologists for Women in Society, Savannah, GA, February 2009.Perceptions of Work/Life Balance in Academia:
Organizational, Interactional, and Individual Predictors.

 

Past Presentations (2008)

Mederer, H., Sherwood, J. H., & Silver, B. Association for Humanist Sociology 2008 Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, November 2008Gender Structure in Developing a More Family-Friendly University Workplace
Harlow, L., Silver, B., Mederer, H., Stamm, K., & Singh, A. American Psychological Association 2008 Annual Convention, Boston, Massachusetts, August 2008Recruiting and Retaining Women in Science and Institutionalizing Practices.
Harlow, L., Mederer, H., Neff, N., Peckham, J., & Silver, B. NSF ADVANCE Annual PI Meeting, Alexandria, VA, May 2008Building and Maintaining an ADVANCE Leadership Team at the University of Rhode Island
Silver, B., Peckham, J., Neff, N., Mederer, H., & Harlow, L. NSF ADVANCE Annual PI Meeting, Alexandria, VA, May 2008.Recruiting for Diversity: The URI ADVANCE Faculty Fellows Program
Boudreaux-Bartels, F. New Jersey’s Science & Technology University, Spring 2008Workshop for women engineers in advanced administrative position: Effecting change in higher education.
Past Presentations (2007)
Boudreaux-Bartels, F., Silver, B., Harlow, L., Peckham, J., Rivero, M., Wishner, K American Society for Engineering Education, New England Regional Conference, Kingston, RI, April 2007Model for Hiring and Retaining Top Female Engineering Faculty
Gostin, L. 

 

National Communication Association, Chicago, November 2007Chilly Climates in Academia; Women and Faculty from underrepresented groups still affected

 

Gostin, L. & Som, M.  Eastern Communication Association Annual Conference, Providence, RI, April 2007Debunking myths: Exploring current trends in the recruitment and retention of faculty from underrepresented groups

 

Harlow, L.L., Stamm, K., Singh, A., Silver, B., Mederer, H., Venkatraman, P., Gonzalez, L., & Prochaska, J. American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA, August 2007Evaluating the advancement of women in science

 

Mederer, H NSF ADVANCE Workshop on Best Practices, Auburn University, May 2007Dual Career Policy
Mederer, H., Sherwood, J., & Silver, B Fifth Annual Carework Network Conference, New York, August 2007Is a caring workplace possible?Targets for organizational change
Silver, B., Johnston-Robledo, I. Association for Women in Psychology Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA, March 2007Film and discussion of “little man”
Silver, B., Gostin, L., & Mederer, H. Association for Women in Psychology Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA, March 2007Work-life balance: The ADVANCE program addresses a critical need
Silver, B., Mauriello, L., Mederer, H., & Harlow, L. .New England Psychological Association Annual Conference, Western Connecticut State University, October, 2007

The Advance Program: Promoting Women’s Careers in Science and Engineering

Singh, A., Silver, B., & Quina, K Winter Roundtable, Columbia University, February 2007Incorporating race into gender equity initiatives.
Singh, A., Quina, K., & Silver, B.  Association for Women in Psychology Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA, March 2007Achieving equity for women with intersecting identities: Beyond “women in science

 

Singh, A. Eastern Communication Association Annual Conference, Providence, RI, April 2007Recruiting a diverse faculty: Some psychological considerations

Past Presentations (2006)

Barbara Silver NSF ADVANCE Annual PI Meeting, Arlington, VA, May 2006Support for Life and Family Issues. Panel Discussant
Barbara Silver NSF ADVANCE Annual PI Meeting, Arlington, VA, May 2006Working with Department Chairs: Implementation Issues by Institutional Context. Panel Discussant
Faye Boudreaux-Bartels American Society for Engineering Education 2006 Annual Conference,Chicago, ILA Warmer Climate for Women in Engineering
Karen Wishner, Barbara Silver, Faye-Boudreaux-Bartels, Lisa Harlow, Helen Mederer, Lynn Pasquerella, Joan Peckham, Cathy Roheim & Judith Swift Ocean Sciences Annual Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii, February 2006Strategies for Career Success of Women Science Faculty: The ADVANCE Program at the University of Rhode Island
Lisa Harlow 

 

NSF ADVANCE Annual PI Meeting, Arlington, VA, May 2006Using Evaluation Data – Effecting Formative Institutional Change

 

Peckham, J ADVANCE Annual PI Meeting, Arlington, VA, May 2006Implementation and Use of New Policy Initiatives. Topical Roundtable Facilitator

Past Presentations (2005)

Barbara Silver and Leanne Mauriello Association for Women in Psychology 2005 Annual Conference, Tampa, Florida, March 2005Promoting Climate Change: A Model for Advancing Women in Science
Janett Trubatch NSF ADVANCE Annual PI Meeting, Arlington, VA, May 2005Climate Change at the University of Rhode Island
Molly Hedrick and Barbara Silver  Association for Women in Psychology 2005 Annual Conference, Tampa, Florida, March 2005The Good-Ole-Boy Network: How Dual Career Partners Navigate the University System-Implications for Policy

 

Past Presentations (2004)

Barbara Silver, Lisa Harlow, Kate Webster & Lisa Bowleg NSF ADVANCE 2004 National Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, May 2004URI ADVANCE Academic Work Environment Survey
Barbara Silver American Geophysical Union 2004 Meeting, San Francisco, CA. Poster Session, December 2004.Changing the Culture at the University of Rhode Island: Dual Career Issues
Barbara Silver, Lisa Harlow, & Kate Webster American Geophysical Union 2004 Meeting, San Francisco, CA. Poster Session, December 2004.Changing the Culture at the University of Rhode Island: Assessing Readiness for Change
Karen Wishner, Barbara Silver, Faye Boudreaux-Bartels, Lisa Harlow, Molly Hedrick, Harry Knickle, Helen Mederer, Joan Peckham, Cathy Roheim, Janett Trubatch, and Kate Webster American Geophysical Union 2004 Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Poster Session, December 2004.Strategies for the Success of Women Faculty in Science: The ADVANCE Program at University of Rhode Island
Vice Provost Janett Trubatch NSF ADVANCE 2004 National Conference, Atlanta, Georgia

URI-ADVANCE Sustainability, May 2004.

URI Program Overview Powerpoint for PI Meeting

 

Ancillary Presentations

Diversity Week at URI (October 2003, 04, 05, 06, 07 & 08)

Barbara Silver & Helen Mederer Why Work-Life Balance is a Diversity Issue (September 2008)
Padma Venkatraman & Barbara Silver Please Don’t Go! Why Women and Minorities are Underrepresented in the Sciences (September 2008)
Joan Peckham & Barbara Silver Why Aren’t There More Women in Science?
Mederer, H. & Silver, B Balancing Work and Life in the New Millenium
Silver, B., Peckham, J., & Stamm, K Women in Science, Technology, Math, and Engineering – Where Are They?
Venkatramen, P., Silver, B., & Singh, A How Colorful Are the Sciences?

Women & Science at URI (April 19, 2005)

Lisa L. Harlow Basic Themes in Multivariate Methods.

ADVANCE Day or URI Research Week

(in alphabetical order)Boudreaux-Bartels, F., Gostin, L., Harlow, L., Mederer, H., Neff, N., Peckham, J., Rivero-Hudec, M., Santiago, M., Silver, B., Singh, A., Stamm, K., Swift, J., Fey- Yensan, F., & Wishner, K. The ADVANCE Program at URI: An Institution Transformed?(0ctober 2008)
Judith Swift Science and Glitz: A Differential Equation: A Cabaret Performance(2005)
Lisa L. Harlow, Barbara Silver, Molly Hedrick, Helen Mederer & Amy Woodard, Janett Trubatch, Joan Peckham, Karen Wishner, Faye Boudreaux-Bartels, Cathy Roheim, Judith Swift, Lynn Pasquerella,Janice Prochaska, & Leanne Mauriello ADVANCE Project and Work Environment Survey Results.(2005)

 

Conference on Broadening Participation in Computer Science (March 1, 2006)

Lisa Harlow, David Stuart, Joan Peckham, Yan Ma, Peter Stephenson, Lisa DiPippo, David Miller, Susan Gomes Broadening Participation in Computing: Statement of the Problem and Relevant Research

Rhode Island’s Amazing Women TV Broadcast (May 15, 2005)

Faye Boudreaux-Bartels, Sarah Fogarty, and Karen Wishner(view webcast!) Women in Math & Science

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