Norma T. Mertz's Breaking into the All-Male Club: Female Professors of PDF

By Norma T. Mertz

ISBN-10: 1438424957

ISBN-13: 9781438424958

ISBN-10: 1441607811

ISBN-13: 9781441607812

Those are the inspiring and illuminating tales of girls professors who first broke into the particular, all-male educational membership of academic management. ladies of this pioneering iteration inform how they overcame daunting demanding situations, traumas, the naiveté of others, sexual harassment, and retaliation, in addition to how they encountered unforeseen kindness and aid alongside the best way. Their tough paths, advanced offerings, and triumphs are published in the course of the stories of the 1st black lady professor in academic management, a struggle to the loss of life for tenure, a genteel southerner’s war of words with the aloof North, and a brash northerner’s survival of the cultural complexities of the South. those tales converse no longer just to ladies, yet to all trailblazers within the office, and to these nonetheless dealing with discrimination and relegated to outsider prestige.

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Her assignment was to direct the newly implemented doctoral program. When asked about how her gender factored into her arrival, Barbara responded, “Not that I was aware of at all. ” But as she recounted the development of the program and culture became a topic of discussion, gender and race become a prominent part of her story. She described a black dean who “was not a very forceful person . . ” At one point, Barbara wondered if her interactions with the dean might have been seen as “aggressive,” noting, “I don’t think he had many women who just talked up and said things.

Women dominate some of the leadership teams of our professional organizations, and sex bias has been greatly reduced. But hurdles still persist. Women who are preparing for leadership roles in elementary and secondary schools continue to face the glass ceiling. We must do more to educate them regarding the biases they will face and provide them strategies to combat discriminatory practices. And we must help males in our programs to champion the elimination of sex bias in schools and the workforce and to understand the negative impact of sex discrimination on men as well as women.

Barbara acknowledged that little of this activist agenda ever became formal curriculum in the Atlanta doctoral program, but the activist nature of the advisory committee included ignoring the white male department chair. EDIE’S THOUGHTS In many ways, Barbara’s first-woman experience at Atlanta University is a counternarrative to the average first-woman experience. As I listened to this portion of her story, her narration exuded a sense of confidence not often expressed by newly minted professors.

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