Journeys of Women in Science and Engineering: No Universal Constants

Journeys of Women in Science and Engineering: No Universal Constants, edited by Susan Ambrose

Synopsis: The core of this important book is 88 profiles with photographs of women scientists and engineers whose diversity is stunning. Journeys of Women in Science and Engineering includes research scientists and engineers in areas from biochemistry to mathematics, from neuroscience to computer science, from animal science to civil engineering. It includes those who have made careers in public service — people like Dr. Joycelyn Elders, the recent U.S. Surgeon General; Dr. Susan Love, the breast cancer activist; and Rhea L. Graham, the first woman and first African American director of the Bureau of Mines. It includes Nobel Prize winners, beginning assistant professors, division directors of corporations, and even an engineering school dean.

Published: 1997 | ISBN: 978-1566395281

Mini-bio: Susan Ambrose, Professor of Education and History, and Senior Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education & Experiential Learning, earned her Doctorate of Arts in history from Carnegie Mellon University, and served as Associate Provost for Education, Director of the Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence, and a Teaching Professor in the Department of History at Carnegie Mellon before joining Northeastern in August 2012. She is an internationally recognized expert in college-level teaching and learning, and has conducted workshops and seminars for faculty and administrators throughout the United States and around the world. She focuses on translating research to practice in the design of curricula, courses and educational experiences for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Association for Women in Mathematics Book Review
Harvard Educational Review Book Review
Indian Journal of Gender Studies

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Paperback Edition: Journeys of Women in Science and Engineering: No Universal Constants (Labor And Social Change)

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