Tag: gender studies

The game of bias

Posted by on July 8, 2020

Teaching about hot-button topics like gender bias can be a challenge because those topics often threaten the way students view themselves and provoke defensiveness.

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S&T historian’s new book chronicles America’s first female Egyptologist

Posted by on April 6, 2018

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A Missouri S&T historian is telling the seemingly forgotten story of America’s first female Egyptologist.

Dr. Kathleen Sheppard, associate professor of history and political science at Missouri S&T, wondered why there was so little mention of the scholarly work of Dr. Caroline Ransom Williams, America’s first university-trained female Egyptologist, in archaeology’s published history. After all…

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Researcher identifies ways to break the bias of STEM stereotypes

Posted by on February 21, 2018

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Women who consider careers in the physical sciences, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields are deterred by stereotypes that impose barriers on the recruitment, retention and advancement of women in STEM, according to a researcher at Missouri S&T.

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