Tag: women’s studies

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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UMR scholar examines women’s role in medicine in Victorian fiction

Posted by on September 27, 2004

The relationship between women and medicine in the 19th century is the focus of a new book by University of Missouri-Rolla author Dr. Kristine Swenson. The book, Medical Women and Victorian Fiction, will be published in November by the University of Missouri Press.

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