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Spring 2008

Workshop Series for Junior Faculty - Day Three

  • April 4, 2008
  • 1203 East Building, Hunter College
  • Schedule of Activities (includes discussion and activities) [PDF: 80 KB]
  • Speakers
    • Virginia Valian, GEP Co-Director, Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Linguistics at Hunter College and the Graduate Center
    • Lynn Francesconi, Professor of Chemistry at Hunter College
    • Vita Rabinowitz GEP Co-Director, Provost of Hunter College
    • Annemarie Nicols-Grinenko, GEP Director of Programs and Research
    • Margaret M. Chin, Professor of Sociology at Hunter College
    • Steven Suib, PhD., Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of Inorganic Chemistry at the University of Connecticut
    • Haydee Salmun, PhD, Associate Professor and Environmental Studies Undergraduate Advisor in the Department of Geography at Hunter College
    • Erica Chito Childs
  • Readings and Handouts
    • Departmental governance: Ensuring a voice for women and minorities
      • Valian, V. (2006). Power, effectiveness, and gender. Unpublished manuscript. Gender Equity Project, Hunter College.
      • Mazhar, S. & Martinez, T.N. (2007). Ensuring a voice for women and minorities. Unpublished manuscript. Gender Equity Project, Hunter College.
    • Negotiating Authorship Credit
      • “Unethical practices in authorship of scientific papers” (Bennett & Taylor, 2003)
      • “A few words on authorship credit” (Miarmi, 2005)
    • Students and Assistant Management
      • Zachs, J. M. & Roediger, H. L. (2004). Setting up your lab and beginning a program of research. In J. M. Darley, M. P. Zanna, & H. L. Roediger (Eds.) The compleat academic: A career guide (pp. 135-153). Washington, D. C.: American Psychological Association.
    • Publishing and Handling Rejection
      • Gender Equity Project (2007). Handling journal articles that receive a revise-and- resubmit or rejection decision. Unpublished manuscript. Gender Equity Project, Hunter College. from here
      • Guillou, P. J. & Earnshaw, J. J. (2000). Dealing with the rejected article. British Journal of Surgery, 87 (12), 1603-1604.
    • Self-Presentation and Building a National Reputation
      • “Vita voyeur” (Roediger, 2004).
    • Attending Conferences
      • Valian, V., Rajaram, S., Nicols-Grinenko, A., Martinez, T. & Mazhar, S. (2006). Attending conferences. Unpublished manuscript, Gender Equity Project, Hunter College. Available from here

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Workshop Series for Junior Faculty - Day Two

  • March 14, 2008
  • 1203 East Building, Hunter College
  • Schedule of Activities (includes discussion and activities) [PDF: 80 KB]
  • Speakers
    • Virginia Valian, GEP Co-Director, Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Linguistics at Hunter College and the Graduate Center
    • Lynn Francesconi, Professor of Chemistry at Hunter College
    • Vita Rabinowitz GEP Co-Director, Provost of Hunter College
    • Annemarie Nicols-Grinenko, GEP Director of Programs and Research
    • Suparna Rajaram, PhD, Professor in the Department of Psychology at Stony Brook University in NY
    • Derrick Brazill, PhD, associate professor of Biological Sciences at Hunter College
  • Readings and Handouts
    • Attending Conferences
      • Valian, V., Rajaram, S., Nicols-Grinenko, A., Martinez, T. & Mazhar, S. (2006). Attending conferences. Unpublished manuscript, Gender Equity Project, Hunter College. Available from here
    • Speaking at Professional Conferences
      • Nicols-Grinenko, A. (2003). Nuggets culled from group discussions. Unpublished manuscript. Gender Equity Project, Hunter College. from here
      • Williams, N. (2003). Tips and strategies for public presentations. Unpublished manuscript. Gender Equity Project, Hunter College.
    • Tenure and Promotion
      • Cebenoyan, D., Rabinowitz, V., Nicols-Grinenko, A., & Valian, V. (2005). Preparing tenure and promotion dossiers. Unpublished manuscript, Gender Equity Project, Hunter College. Updated in 2006 from here
      • Reis, R. M. (2000, March 31). Curriculum vitae – Research emphasis. [Jobs: Catalyst]. The Chronicle of Higher Education. Retrieved June 8, 2005, from here
      • Reis, R.M. (2000). The basics of science C.V.'s. Chronicle of Higher Education. Retrieved on 10 June 2005, from here
    • Grant Writing
      • Valian, V.V., Barr, G., Berenbaum, S., Griffin, Z., Gerken, L., & Rajaram, S (2006). Grant writing tips. Unpublished manuscript, for Gender Equity Project, Sponsorship program. Updated February 2007. here
      • Rice, P. M. (2005). Tips on Writing Proposals. Retrieved February 5, 2008, from University of Southern Illinois Carbondale, Office of Research Development and Administration Web site: here
    • Negotiation and Entitlement
      • Williams, N., & Valian, V. (2003). Tips for effective negotiating. Unpublished manuscript. Gender Equity Project, Hunter College. here

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Workshop Series for Junior Faculty - Day One

  • February 22, 2008
  • 1203 East Building, Hunter College
  • Schedule of Activities (includes discussion and activities) [PDF: 80 KB]
  • Speakers
    • Virginia Valian, GEP Co-Director, Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Linguistics at Hunter College and the Graduate Center
    • Lynn Francesconi, Professor of Chemistry at Hunter College
    • Vita Rabinowitz GEP Co-Director, Provost of Hunter College
    • Annemarie Nicols-Grinenko, GEP Director of Programs and Research
  • Readings and Handouts
    • Diversity in Academia
      • Stanley, C. A. (2006). Coloring the academic landscape: Faculty of color breaking the silence in predominantly white colleges and universities. American Educational Research Journal, 43(4), 701-736.
    • Circle of Advisors
      • McCauley, C. D. & Martineau, J. W. (1998). Becoming your own best mentor: Selecting a mosaic of mentors. Reaching your developmental goals: Ideas into action guidebooks. Greensboro, NC: Center for Creative Leadership.
    • Time Management
      • Valian, V. (1977). Learning to work. In S. Ruddick, & P. Daniels (Eds.), Working it out: 23 women writers, artists, scientists and scholars talk about their lives and work (pp.162-178). NY: Pantheon Books. from here
      • Valian, V. (1985). Solving a work problem. In M. F. Fox (Ed.), Scholarly writing and publishing: Issues, problems, and solutions (pp. 99-110). Boulder, Co: Westview Press. from here
    • Teaching Efficiently and Effectively
      • Miarmi, L. and Tobery, C. (2004) Tips for teaching effectively and efficiently. Unpublished manuscript, Gender Equity Project, Hunter College. from here
      • Whitley, B. E., Jr., Perkins, D. V., Balogh, D. W., Keith-Spiegel, P., & Wittig, A. F. (2000, July/August). Fairness in the classroom. APS Observer, 24-27.
    • Capitalizing Gains and Maximizing Progress During the Summer
      • Valian, V., & Williams, N. (2006, March 15). Capitalizing gains and maximizing progress during the summer topic discussion and activities. [GEP Sponsorship Program Workshop handout]. Gender Equity Project, Hunter College. from here
    • Research, Teaching and Service
      • Taylor, S. E., & Martin, J. (2004). The academic marathon: Controlling one's career. In J. M. Darley, M. P. Zanna, & H. L. Roediger, III (Eds.), The compleat academic: A career guide (2nd ed., pp. 363-392). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
    • Tenure and Promotion
      • Cebenoyan, D., Rabinowitz, V., Nicols-Grinenko, A., & Valian, V. (2005). Preparing tenure and promotion dossiers. Unpublished manuscript, Gender Equity Project, Hunter College. Updated in 2006 from here
      • Reis, R. M. (2000, March 31). Curriculum vitae – Research emphasis. [Jobs: Catalyst]. The Chronicle of Higher Education. Retrieved June 8, 2005, from here
      • Reis, R.M. (2000). The basics of science C.V.'s. Chronicle of Higher Education. Retrieved on 10 June 2005, from here

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Workshop Series for Junior Faculty - Day Three

  • January 8, 2008
  • School of Education, 1007 West Building, Hunter College
  • Schedule of Activities (includes discussion and activities) [PDF: 80 KB]
  • Speakers
    • Virginia Valian, GEP Co-Director, Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Linguistics at Hunter College and the Graduate Center
    • Lynn Francesconi, Professor of Chemistry at Hunter College
    • Vita Rabinowitz GEP Co-Director, Provost of Hunter College
    • Annemarie Nicols-Grinenko, GEP Director of Programs and Research
    • William Sweeney, Professor of Biochemistry at Hunter College
    • Tracey Revenson, Professor of Psychology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York
    • Steve Suib, Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of Inorganic Chemistry at the University of Connecticut
  • Readings and Handouts
    • Departmental governance: Ensuring a voice for women and minorities
      • Valian, V. (2006). Power, effectiveness, and gender. Unpublished manuscript. Gender Equity Project, Hunter College.
      • Mazhar, S. & Martinez, T.N. (2007). Ensuring a voice for women and minorities. Unpublished manuscript. Gender Equity Project, Hunter College.
    • Students and Assistant Management
      • Zachs, J. M. & Roediger, H. L. (2004). Setting up your lab and beginning a program of research. In J. M. Darley, M. P. Zanna, & H. L. Roediger (Eds.) The compleat academic: A career guide (pp. 135-153). Washington, D. C.: American Psychological Association.
    • Capitalizing Gains and Maximizing Progress During the Summer
      • Valian, V., & Williams, N. (2006, March 15). Capitalizing gains and maximizing progress during the summer topic discussion and activities. [GEP Sponsorship Program Workshop handout]. Gender Equity Project, Hunter College. from here

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(GWAP) Grant Writing Assistance Program: Seminar

  • January 9, 2008
  • School of Education, Room 1007 West Building
  • Agenda [PDF: 105 KB]
  • Speakers
    • Laurel Eckhardt , Hesselbach Professor of Biology, Hunter College [Power Point Presentation]
    • Virginia Valian, GEP Co-Director and Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Linguistics, Hunter College and the Graduate Center
    • Vita Rabinowitz, GEP Co-Director and Provost of Hunter College
    • Annemarie Nicols-Grinenko, GEP Director of Programs and Research
    Readings and Handouts
    • Valian, V.V., Barr, G., Berenbaum, S., Griffin, Z., Gerken, L., & Rajaram, S (2006). Grant writing tips. Unpublished manuscript, for Gender Equity Project, Sponsorship program. Updated February 2007. here
    • GEP (2007). Helpful grant proposal websites. [GEP Grant Writing Assistance Program hand out] Gender Equity Project. here
  • Background Materials
    • Borkowski, J. G. &. Howard, K. S. (2005). Applying for research grants. In F. Leong and J. Austin (Eds.), The psychology research handbook: A guide for graduate students and research assistants (pp. 433-442). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. Retrieved February 5, 2008 from here.
    • Cognitive Science Program, University of Arizona. (undated). Extramural funding opportunities in cognitive science. Retrieved February 5, 2008 from here.
    • National Institute of Allergy and Infections Diseases, National Institutes of Health. (undated). All About Grants Tutorials. Retrieved February 5, 2008 from here.
    • Office of Research, University of Notre Dame. (6 June 2006). Retrieved February 5, 2008 from University of Notre Dame Office of Research website here.
    • Rice, P. M. (18 August 2005). Tips on writing proposals. Retrieved February 5, 2008 from University of Southern Illinois Carbondale, Office of Research Development and Administration web site: here.

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Fall 2007

October 12, 2007

    Workshop Series for Junior Faculty - Day Two
  • President's Conference Room, 1700 East Building
  • Schedule of Activities (includes discussion and activities) [PDF: 60 KB]
  • Speakers
    • Lynn Francesconi, [BIO] Professor of Chemistry at Hunter College
    • Virginia Valian, GEP Co-Director, Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Linguistics at Hunter College and the Graduate Center
    • Vita Rabinowitz GEP Co-Director, Provost of Hunter College
    • Annemarie Nicols-Grinenko, GEP Director of Programs and Research
  • Readings and Handouts
    • Attending Conferences
      • Valian, V., Rajaram, S., Nicols-Grinenko, A., Martinez, T. & Mazhar, S. (2006). Attending conferences. Unpublished manuscript, Gender Equity Project, Hunter College. here
    • Speaking at Professional Conferences
      • Williams, N. (2003). Tips and strategies for public presentations. Unpublished manuscript. Gender Equity Project, Hunter College. here
      • Nicols-Grinenko, A. (2003). Nuggets culled from group discussions. Unpublished manuscript. Gender Equity Project, Hunter College. here
    • Negotiation and Entitlement
      • Williams, N., & Valian, V. (2003). Tips for effective negotiating. Unpublished manuscript. Gender Equity Project, Hunter College. here
    • Publishing and Handling Rejection
      • Guillou, P. J. & Earnshaw, J. J. (2000). Dealing with the rejected article. British Journal of Surgery, 87 (12), 1603-1604.
      • Gender Equity Project (2007). Handling journal articles that receive a revise-and- resubmit or rejection decision. Unpublished manuscript. Gender Equity Project, Hunter College. here
    • Grant Writing
        Valian, V.V., Barr, G., Berenbaum, S., Griffin, Z., Gerken, L., & Rajaram, S (2006). Grant writing tips. Unpublished manuscript, for Gender Equity Project, Sponsorship program. Updated February 2007. here
      • Rice, P. M. (2005). Tips on Writing Proposals. Retrieved August 2, 2006, from University of Southern Illinois Carbondale, Office of Research Development and Administration Web site: here . Background Materials
      • Babcock, L., & Laschever, S. (2003). Scaring the boys. In Women don't ask: Negotiation and the gender divide (pp. 85-111). Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.
      • Barker, K. (2002). Make research the foundation. In At the helm: A laboratory navigator (pp. 143-178). Cold Spring Harbor, NY: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press.
      • Borkowski, J. G. &. Howard, K. S. (2005). Applying for research grants. In F. Leong and J. Austin (Eds.), The psychology research handbook: A guide for graduate students and research assistants (pp. 433-442). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. Retrieved 21 September 2006 from here
      • Cognitive Science Program, University of Arizona. (undated). Extramural funding opportunities in cognitive science. Retrieved 24 September 2006 from here
      • Cuny, J. (n.d.). Networking. Retrieved July 17, 2006 from here
      • Digiusto, E. (1994). Equity in authorship: A strategy for assigning credit when publishing. Social Science and Medicine, 38, 55-58.
      • Goodman, B. (1993, February 22). Networking at meetings is vital for career advancement. The Scientist, 7, 19-23.
      • Henson, K. T. (1999). Writing for professional journals. Phi Delta Kappan, 80(10), 780-783
      • Mack, A. (1997, November 24). Women scientists stress need for visibility at conferences. The Scientist, 11, 13-19.
      • Malouf, D. (1995, November) Training 101: Ready, set, speak! Training and Development, 13-15.
      • Montgomery. M. (2003,). Thank you for advertising, but your needs don't meet my interests [Electronic version]. The Chronicle of Higher Education, 50 (2), B15.
      • National Institute of Allergy and Infections Diseases, National Institutes of Health. (undated). All About Grants Tutorials. Retrieved 21 September 2006 from here
      • Office of Research, University of Notre Dame. (6 June 2006). Retrieved 21 September 2006 from University of Notre Dame Office of Research website: here
      • Rief-Lehrer, L. (1992, July 20). Promoting yourself is key to climbing the academic ladder. The Scientist, 6, 20-25.
      • Rose, S., & Danner, M. J. E. (1998). Money matters: The art of negotiation for women faculty. In L. H. Collins, J. C. Chrisler, & K. Quina (Eds.), Career strategies for women in academe: Arming Athena (pp. 157-186). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
      • Siegel, V. & Werb, Z. (2002, August). How to read and respond to a journal rejection letter [Electronic version]. Women in Cell Biology, 25(8), 5-7. Retrieved January 4, 2005, from here.
      • Uchiyama, K. & Simone, G. (1999). Criteria for judging manuscripts. Publishing educational research: Guidelines and tips. Retrieved 14 March 2005 from here.
      • Wilson, R. (March, 2001). Beggar, psychologist, mediator, maid: The thankless job of a chairman [Electronic Version]. The Chronicle of Higher Education, p. A10.

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September 28, 2007

    Workshop Series for Junior Faculty - Day One
  • President's Conference Room, 1700 East Building
  • Schedule of Activities (includes discussion and activities) [PDF: 77 KB]
  • Speakers
    • Virginia Valian, GEP Co-Director, Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Linguistics at Hunter College and the Graduate Center
    • Vita Rabinowitz GEP Co-Director, Provost of Hunter College
    • Annemarie Nicols-Grinenko, GEP Director of Programs and Research
  • Readings and Handouts
    • Diversity in Academia
      • Stanley, C. A. (2006). Coloring the academic landscape: Faculty of color breaking the silence in predominantly white colleges and universities. American Educational Research Journal, 43(4), 701-736.
    • Circle of Advisors
      • McCauley, C. D. & Martineau, J. W. (1998). Becoming your own best mentor: Selecting a mosaic of mentors. Reaching your developmental goals: Ideas into action guidebooks. Greensboro, NC: Center for Creative Leadership
      • Williams, N. (2003). Building a mentor mosaic. [GEP Sponsorship Program Workshop handout]. Gender Equity Project, Hunter College. here
    • Time Management
      • Valian, V. (1977). Learning to work. In S. Ruddick, & P. Daniels (Eds.), Working it out: 23 women writers, artists, scientists and scholars talk about their lives and work (pp.162-178). NY: Pantheon Books. here
      • Valian, V. (1985). Solving a work problem. In M. F. Fox (Ed.), Scholarly writing and publishing: Issues, problems, and solutions (pp. 99-110). Boulder, Co: Westview Press. here
    • Teaching Efficiently and Effectively
      • Miarmi, L. and Tobery, C. (2004) Tips for teaching effectively and efficiently. Unpublished manuscript, Gender Equity Project, Hunter College. here
      • Whitley, B. E., Jr., Perkins, D. V., Balogh, D. W., Keith-Spiegel, P., & Wittig, A. F. (2000, July/August). Fairness in the classroom. APS Observer, 24-27.
    • Research, Teaching, and Service
      • Taylor, S. E., & Martin, J. (2004). The academic marathon: Controlling one's career. In J. M. Darley, M. P. Zanna, & H. L. Roediger, III (Eds.), The complete academic: A career guide (2nd ed., pp. 363-392). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
    • Tenure and Promotion
      • Cebenoyan, D., Rabinowitz, V., Nicols-Grinenko, A., & Valian, V. (2005). Preparing tenure and promotion dossiers. Unpublished manuscript, Gender Equity Project, Hunter College. Updated in 2006 here
      • Reis, R.M. (2000). The basics of science C.V.'s. Chronicle of Higher Education. Retrieved on 10 June 2005, here
      • Reis, R. M. (2000, March 31). Curriculum vitae Research emphasis. [Jobs: Catalyst]. The Chronicle of Higher Education. Retrieved June 8, 2005, here
  • Background Materials
    • Abbott, I. O. (2001). Being an effective mentor: 101 practical strategies for success. Washington, D.C.: National Association for Law Placement.
    • Abbott, I. O. (2001). Working with a mentor: 50 practical suggestions for success. Washington, D.C.: National Association for Law Placement.
    • Boice, R. (2000). Advice for new faculty members: nihil nimus. Boston: Allyn.
    • Davis, B. G. (1993). Tools for teaching. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
    • Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning. (2004). Bok Center online documents. Retrieved February 1, 2008, from Harvard University Web site: here
    • Fawkner, E. (2000). Managing time to accomplish more. Retrieved July 2003 from here
    • Felder, R. M. (2002). The effective, efficient professor [Electronic version]. Chemical Engineering Education, 36(2), 114-115.
    • Higgins, M. C. & Thomas, D. A. (2001). Constellations and careers: Toward understanding the effects of multiple developmental relationships. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 22, 223-247.
    • Hunter College Faculty Handbook. Retrieved February 1, 2008 from here
    • The McGraw Center. (2003). The McGraw minifiles. Retrieved February 1, 2008, from Princeton University Web site: here
    • The McGraw Center. (2003). The scholar as teacher. Retrieved August 24, 2005, from Princeton University Web site: here
    • McKinney, M. (2004). The successful academic. Retrieved September 19, 2005 from here.
    • Report of the Georgia Tech Promotion and Tenure ADVANCE Committee (PTAC). Retrieved May 17, 2004 from here
    • Utah State University Promotion and Tenure resources. Retrieved November 15, 2005 from here
    • University of Washington Promotion and Tenure resources. Retrieved November 15, 2005 from here
    • Valian, V. (2003). Understanding procrastination and managing time. Unpublished manuscript. Hunter College. URL: here
    • Zerubavel, E. (1999). The writing schedule. In The clockwork muse (pp.14-35). Cambridge: Harvard University Press.

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Summer 2007

August 20, 2007

    (GWAP) Grant Writing Assistance Program
  • President's Conference Room, 1700 East Building
  • Agenda [PDF: 105 KB]
  • Speakers
    • Laurel Eckhardt , Hesselbach Professor of Biology, Hunter College [Power Point Presentation]
    • Virginia Valian, GEP Co-Director and Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Linguistics, Hunter College and the Graduate Center
    • Vita Rabinowitz, GEP Co-Director and Provost of Hunter College
    • Annemarie Nicols-Grinenko, GEP Director of Programs and Research
    Readings and Handouts
    • Valian, V.V., Barr, G., Berenbaum, S., Griffin, Z., Gerken, L., & Rajaram, S (2006). Grant writing tips. Unpublished manuscript, for Gender Equity Project, Sponsorship program. Updated February 2007. here
    • GEP (2007). Helpful grant proposal websites. [GEP Grant Writing Assistance Program hand out] Gender Equity Project. here
  • Background Materials
    • Borkowski, J. G. &. Howard, K. S. (2005). Applying for research grants. In F. Leong and J. Austin (Eds.), The psychology research handbook: A guide for graduate students and research assistants (pp. 433-442). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. Retrieved 21 September 2006 from here
    • Cognitive Science Program, University of Arizona. (undated). Extramural funding opportunities in cognitive science. Retrieved 24 September 2006 from here
    • National Institute of Allergy and Infections Diseases, National Institutes of Health. (undated). All About Grants Tutorials. Retrieved 21 September 2006 from here
    • Office of Research, University of Notre Dame. (6 June 2006). Retrieved 21 September 2006 from University of Notre Dame Office of Research website here
    • Rice, P. M. (18 August 2005). Tips on writing proposals. Retrieved 21 September 2006 from University of Southern Illinois Carbondale, Office of Research Development and Administration web site: here

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Spring 2007

April 25, 2007

    Departmental Governance: Ensuring a Voice for Women and Minorities
  • 1:00-3:00pm , Faculty and Staff Lounge, 8th Floor West Building
  • Agenda [PDF: 88 KB]
  • Workshop Activities and Discussion Questions [PDF: 76 KB]
  • Readings and Handouts
    • Capaldi, E. (2004). Power, politics, and survival in academia. In J.M. Darley, M.P. Zanna, & H.L. Roediger III (Eds.) The compleat academic: A career guide (2nd ed., pp. 245-257). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
    • Kanter, R. M. (1979). Differential access to opportunity and power. In R. Alvarez & K. G. Lutterman (Eds.), Discrimination in organizations (pp. 52-68). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
    • Mazhar, S. & Martinez, T.N. (2007). Ensuring a voice for women and minorities. Unpublished manuscript. Gender Equity Project, Hunter College.
    • Penner, L. A., Dovidio, J. F., Schroeder, D. A. (2004). Managing the department chair and navigating the department power structure. In J. M. Darley, M.P. Zanna., & H. L. Roediger, III (Eds.), The compleat academic A career guide (2nd ed., pp.259-276). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
    • Valian, V. (2006). Power, effectiveness, and gender. Unpublished manuscript. Gender Equity Project, Hunter College. Background Materials
    • Caplan, P. J. (1994). Unwritten rules and impossible proofs. In Lifting a ton of feathers: A women's guide to surviving in the academic world (pp. 34-46). Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

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March 21, 2007

    Making the Most of Attending Conferences
  • 1:00-3:00pm , Psychology Department Conference Room, 611 North Building
  • Agenda [PDF: 80 KB]
  • Workshop Activities and Discussion Questions [PDF: 60 KB]
  • Readings and Handouts
    • Cuny, J. (n.d.). Networking. Retrieved July 17, 2006 here
    • Goodman, B. (1993, February 22). Networking at meetings is vital for career advancement. The Scientist, 7, 19-23.
    • Mack, A. (1997, November 24). Women scientists stress need for visibility at conferences. The Scientist, 11, 13-19.
    • Rief-Lehrer, L. (1992, July 20). Promoting yourself is key to climbing the academic ladder. The Scientist, 6, 20-25.
    • Valian, V., Rajaram, S., Nicols-Grinenko, A., Martinez, T. & Mazhar, S. (2006). Attending conferences. Unpublished manuscript, Gender Equity Project, Hunter College. here

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Feb 28, 2007

    Successful Publishing and Handling Rejection
  • 1:00-3:00pm , Psychology Department Conference Room, 611 North Building
  • Agenda [PDF: 96 KB]
  • Workshop Activities and Discussion Questions [PDF: 68 KB]
  • Readings and Handouts
    • Guillou, P. J. & Earnshaw, J. J. (2000). Dealing with the rejected article. British Journal of Surgery, 87 (12), 1603-1604.
    • Henson, K. T. (1999). Writing for professional journals. Phi Delta Kappan, 80(10), 780-783.
    • Rice, P. M. (2005). Tips on Writing Proposals. Retrieved August 2, 2006, from University of Southern Illinois Carbondale, Office of Research Development and Administration Web site: here
    • Siegel, V. & Werb, Z. (2002, August). How to read and respond to a journal rejection letter [Electronic version]. Women in Cell Biology, 25(8), 5-7. Retrieved January 4, 2005, here
    • Valian, V.V., Barr, G., Berenbaum, S., Griffin, Z., Gerken, L., & Rajaram, S (2006). Grant writing tips. Unpublished manuscript, for Gender Equity Project, Sponsorship program. Background Materials
    • Montgomery. M. (2003,). Thank you for advertising, but your needs don't meet my interests [Electronic version]. The Chronicle of Higher Education, 50 (2), B15.
    • Uchiyama, K. & Simone, G. (1999). Criteria for judging manuscripts. Publishing educational research: Guidelines and tips. Retrieved 14 March 2005 here.

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Fall 2006

Nov 1, 2006

    Hallmarks of Success
  • 1:00-3:00pm , 506 Thomas Hunter Hall
  • Agenda [PDF: 92 KB]
  • Workshop Activities and Discussion Questions
  • Background Materials
    • Marx, G. T. (1990). Reflections on academic success and failure: Making it, forsaking it, reshaping it. In B. Berger (Ed.), Authors in their own lives (pp. 260-284). California: University of California Press.
    • Roediger III, H. L., & Balota, D. A. (2004). Managing your career: The long view. In J.M. Darley, M. P. Zanna, & H. L. Roediger III (Eds.), The compleat academic: A career guide (2nd ed., pp. 393 – 407). Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.
    • Taylor, A. E., & Martin, J. (2004). The Academic marathon: Controlling one's career. In J.M. Darley, M. P. Zanna, & H. L. Roediger III (Eds.), The compleat academic: A career guide (2nd ed., pp. 363 – 392). Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.

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Oct 18, 2006

    Grant Writing: NIH and NSF
  • 1:00-3:00pm , President's Conference Room, 1700 East Building
  • Agenda [PDF: 92 KB]
  • Readings and Handouts
    • Valian, V., & Williams, N. (2006, March 15). Capitalizing gains and maximizing progress during the summer topic discussion and activities. [GEP Sponsorship Program Workshop handout]. Gender Equity Project, Hunter College. here
  • Background Materials
    • Borkowski, J. G. &. Howard, K. S. (2005). Applying for research grants. In F. Leong and J. Austin (Eds.), The psychology research handbook: A guide for graduate students and research assistants (pp. 433-442). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. Retrieved February 5, 2008 here
    • Cognitive Science Program, University of Arizona. (undated). Extramural funding opportunities in cognitive science. Retrieved February 5, 2008 here
    • National Institute of Allergy and Infections Diseases, National Institutes of Health. (undated). All About Grants Tutorials. Retrieved February 5, 2008 here
    • Office of Research, University of Notre Dame. (6 June 2006). Retrieved February 5, 2008 from University of Notre Dame Office of Research website here
    • Rice, P. M. (18 August 2005). Tips on writing proposals. Retrieved February 5, 2008 from University of Southern Illinois Carbondale, Office of Research Development and Administration web site here

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Sept 27, 2006

    Tenure and Promotion
  • 1:00 - 3:00 pm , Psychology Department Conference Room, 611 North Building
  • Agenda [PDF: 80 KB]
  • Workshop Activities and Discussion Questions [PDF: 96 KB]
  • Readings and Handouts
    • Abbott, D. A., & Sanders, G. F. (1991). On the road to tenure. Family Relations, 40, 106-109.
    • Baron, D. (2002, November 7). A look at the record. Retrieved February 5, 2008, here
    • Baron, D. (2003, January 7). External reviewers. Retrieved February 5, 2008, here
    • Baron, D. (2003, February 14). The tenure files: Getting through the college. Retrieved February 5, 2008, here
    • Baron, D. (2003, April 25). Promoting late bloomers. Retrieved February 5, 2008 here
    • Baron D. (2003, July 25). Life after tenure. Retrieved February 5, 2008, here
    • Bruner, E. (1990). Tenure narratives. Anthropology Newsletter. Retrieved February 5, 2008 here
    • Cebenoyan, D., Rabinowitz, V., Nicols-Grinenko, A., & Valian, V. (2005). The GEP tenure and promotion guidelines. Unpublished manuscript, Gender Equity Project, Hunter College. Updated in 2006
    • Hunter College of the City University of New York, Office of the Provost, Schedule of Promotions 2006-2007 (To Full and Associates Professors)
    • Hunter College of the City University of New York, Office of the Provost, Schedule for Tenure and CCE, 2006-2007
    • Nicols-Grinenko, A. (2006). Tenure and Promotion FAQs. Unpublished Manuscript. Gender Equity Project, Hunter College.
  • Background Materials
    • Hunter College Faculty Handbook. Retrieved February 5, 2008 here
    • Report of the Georgia Tech Promotion and Tenure ADVANCE Committee (PTAC). Retrieved February 5, 2008 here
    • Utah State University Promotion and Tenure resources. Retrieved February 5, 2008 here
    • University of Washington Promotion and Tenure resources. Retrieved February 5, 2008 here

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Spring 2006

March 15, 2006

    Capitalizing Gains and Maximizing Progress During the Summer
  • 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. , Room 506 Thomas Hunter Hall
  • Agenda [PDF: 51 KB]
  • Workshop Activities and Discussion Questions [PDF: 51 KB]
  • Readings and Handouts
    • Valian, V., & Williams, N. (2006, March 15). Capitalizing gains and maximizing progress during the summer topic discussion and activities. [GEP Sponsorship Program Workshop handout]. Gender Equity Project, Hunter College. here

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Feb 15, 2006

    Hallmarks of Success
  • 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. , Room 506 Thomas Hunter Hall
  • Agenda [PDF: 28 KB]
  • Workshop Activities and Discussion Questions [PDF: 22 KB]
  • Background Materials
    • Marx, G. T. (1990). Reflections on academic success and failure: Making it, forsaking it, reshaping it. In B. Berger (Ed.), Authors in their own lives (pp. 260-284). California: University of California Press.
    • Roediger III, H. L., & Balota, D. A. (2004). Managing your career: The long view. In J.M. Darley, M. P. Zanna, & H. L. Roediger III (Eds.), The compleat academic: A career guide (2nd ed., pp. 393-407). Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.
    • Taylor, A. E., & Martin, J. (2004). The Academic marathon: Controlling one's career. In J.M. Darley, M. P. Zanna, & H. L. Roediger III (Eds.), The compleat academic: A career guide (2nd ed., pp. 363 - 392). Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.

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Fall 2005

November 30, 2005

    Tenure and Promotion
  • 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. , Room 506 Thomas Hunter Hall
  • Agenda [PDF: 34 KB]
  • Workshop Activities and Discussion Questions [PDF: 46 KB]
  • Readings and Handouts
    • Abbott, D. A., & Sanders, G. F. (1991). On the road to tenure. Family Relations, 40, 106-109.
    • Baron, D. (2002, November 7). A look at the record. The Chronicle of Higher Education. Retrieved October 1, 2005, here
    • Baron, D. (2003, January 7). External Reviewers. The Chronicle of Higher Education. Retrieved October 1, 2005, here
    • Baron, D. (2003, February 14). The tenure files: Getting through the college. The Chronicle of Higher Education. Retrieved October 1, 2005, here
    • Bruner, E. (1990). Tenure Narratives. Anthropology Newsletter. Retrieved November 15, 2005 here
    • Cebenoyan, D., Rabinowitz, V., Nicols-Grinenko, A., & Valian, V. (2005). The GEP tenure and promotion guidelines. Unpublished manuscript, Gender Equity Project, Hunter College. here
  • Background Materials
    • Abbott, D. A., & Sanders, G. F. (1991). On the road to tenure. Family Relations, 40, 106-109.
    • ADVANCE Center for Institutional Change, University of Washington (n.d.) Promotion and tenure resources. Retrieved November 15, 2005 ,here
    • Baron, D. (2002, November 7). A look at the record. The Chronicle of Higher Education. Retrieved October 1, 2005, here
    • Baron, D. (2003, January 7). External Reviewers. The Chronicle of Higher Education. Retrieved October 1, 2005, here
    • Baron, D. (2003, February 14). The tenure files: Getting through the college. The Chronicle of Higher Education. Retrieved October 1, 2005, here
    • Bruner, E. (1990). Tenure Narratives. Anthropology Newsletter. Retrieved November 15, 2005 from here
    • Cebenoyan, D., Rabinowitz, V., Nicols-Grinenko, A., & Valian, V. (2005). The GEP tenure and promotion guidelines. Unpublished manuscript, Gender Equity Project, Hunter College. here
    • Georgia Institute of Technology NSF ADVANCE Program. (n.d.) Report of the Georgia Tech Promotion and Tenure ADVANCE Committee (PTAC). Retrieved May 17, 2004, here
    • Hunter College Faculty Delegate Assembly. (n.d.) 2002-2003 Hunter College Faculty Handbook. Retrieved November 15, 2005, here
    • University of California, Irvine. (2003). Advancement and promotion at Irvine. Retrieved October 17, 2005 here
    • Utah State University ADVANCE Program. (n.d.) Promotion and tenure resources. Retrieved November 15, 2005, here

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September 28, 2005

    Procrastination and Managing Writing-time Effectively
  • 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. , Room 506 Thomas Hunter Hall
  • Agenda [PDF: 28 KB]
  • Workshop Activities and Discussion Questions [PDF: 33 KB]
  • Readings and Handouts
    • Fawkner, E. (2000). Managing time to accomplish more. Retrieved July 2003 from http://www.superperformance.com/timedomore.html.
    • Valian, V. (1977). Learning to work. In S. Ruddick, & P. Daniels (Eds.), Working it out: 23 women writers, artists, scientists and scholars talk about their lives and work (pp.162-178). NY: Pantheon Books. here
    • Valian, V. (1985). Solving a work problem. In M. F. Fox (Ed.), Scholarly writing and publishing: Issues, problems, and solutions (pp. 99-110). Boulder, Co: Westview Press. here
    • Valian, V. (2003). Understanding procrastination and managing time. here
    • Zerubavel, E. (1999). The writing schedule. In The clockwork muse (pp.14-35). Cambridge: Harvard University Press.
  • Background Materials
    • − Fawkner, E. (2000). Managing time to accomplish more. Retrieved July 2003 here
    • McKinney, M. (2004). The successful academic. Retrieved September 19, 2005 here
    • Valian, V. (1977). Learning to work. In S. Ruddick, & P. Daniels (Eds.), Working it out: 23 women writers, artists, scientists and scholars talk about their lives and work (pp.162-178). NY: Pantheon Books. here
    • Valian, V. (1985). Solving a work problem. In M. F. Fox (Ed.), Scholarly writing and publishing: Issues, problems, and solutions (pp. 99-110). Boulder, Co: Westview Press. here
    • Zerubavel, E. (1999). The writing schedule. In The clockwork muse (pp.14-35). Cambridge: Harvard University Press.

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September 7, 2005

    Teaching Efficiently
  • 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. , Room 506 Thomas Hunter Hall
  • Agenda [PDF: 37 KB]
  • Workshop Activities and Discussion Questions [PDF: 42 KB]
  • Readings and Handouts
    • *Boice, R. (2000). Advice for new faculty members: nihil nimus. Boston: Allyn.
    • Miarmi, L. and Tobery, C. (2004) Tips for teaching effectively and efficiently. Unpublished manuscript, Gender Equity Project, Hunter College. here
    • ‡ Wankat, P. C. & Oreovicz, F. S. (1993). Teaching Engineering. New York: McGraw-Hill.
    • Whitley, B. E., Jr., Perkins, D. V., Balogh, D. W., Keith-Spiegel, P., & Wittig, A. F. (2000, July/August). Fairness in the classroom. APS Observer, 24-27.
  • Background Materials
    • *Boice, R. (2000). Advice for new faculty members: nihil nimus. Boston: Allyn.
    • *Davis, B. G. (1993). Tools for teaching. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
    • Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning. (2004). Bok Center online documents. Retrieved August 24, 2005, from Harvard University Web site: http://bokcenter.harvard.edu/docs.html
    • Felder, R. M. (2002). The effective, efficient professor [Electronic version]. Chemical Engineering Education, 36(2), 114-115.
    • The McGraw Center. (2003). The McGraw minifiles. Retrieved August 24, 2005, from Princeton University Web site: here
    • The McGraw Center. (2003). The scholar as teacher. Retrieved August 24, 2005, from Princeton University Web site: here
    • Miarmi, L. and Tobery, C. (2004) Tips for teaching effectively and efficiently. Unpublished manuscript, Gender Equity Project, Hunter College. here
    • Teaching and Learning Center. (n.d.) Retrieved August 24, 2005, from Hunter College - CUNY Web site: here
    • ‡ Wankat, P. C. & Oreovicz, F. S. (1993). Teaching Engineering. New York: McGraw-Hill.
    • *Wankat, P. C. (2002). The effective, efficient professor: Teaching, scholarship, and service. Boston : Allyn and Bacon.
    • Whitley, B. E., Jr., Perkins, D. V., Balogh, D. W., Keith-Spiegel, P., & Wittig, A. F. (2000, July/August). Fairness in the classroom. APS Observer, 24-27.
  • NOTE:
    • * Available at Hunter's Teaching and Learning Center
    • ‡ Available online: here

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Summer 2005

June 9, 2005 & June 10, 2005

    Making Sure Academia Works for You
  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm , President's Conference Room, 1700 East Building, Hunter College.
  • Description:
    • The Gender Equity Project (GEP) is dedicated to helping faculty members acquire the skills and techniques essential for professional success. Making Sure that Academia Includes You is a two-day colloquium for untenured, tenure-track, assistant professors in all disciplines, at all CUNY campuses. Over the two day period, GEP Co-Directors Virginia Valian and Vita Rabinowitz will address a broad range of topics relevant to the early career challenges faced by junior faculty, including balancing work responsibilities, teaching effectively and efficiently, speaking at professional conferences, preparing for tenure and promotion, negotiating, becoming a leader, and manuscript writing for publication.

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Spring 2005

May 18, 2005

    Equality in Personal Relationships
  • 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. , Room 506 Thomas Hunter Hall
  • Agenda [PDF: 29 KB]
  • Workshop Activities and Discussion Questions [PDF: 45 KB]
  • Readings and Handouts
    • Patterson, K., Grenny, J., McMillan, R., & Switzler, A. (2002). Crucial conversations: Tools for taking when stakes are high. New York: McGraw-Hill.
    • Steil, J. M. (2001). Contemporary marriage: Still an unequal partnership. In C. Hendrick & S. Hendrick (Eds.), Close relationships: A sourcebook (pp. 125-136). New York: Sage Publications.
    • Trubek, A. (2004, February 20). When a spousal hire becomes a single mom [Electronic version]. The Chronicle of Higher Education, 50(24), C1. Background Materials
    • Knudson-Martin, C., & Mahoney, A. R. (1998). Language processes in the construction of equality in new marriages. Family Relations, 47, 81-91.
    • Patterson, K., Grenny, J., McMillan, R., & Switzler, A. (2002). Crucial conversations: Tools for taking when stakes are high. New York: McGraw-Hill.
    • Steil, J. M. (2001). Contemporary marriage: Still an unequal partnership. In C. Hendrick & S. Hendrick (Eds.), Close relationships: A sourcebook (pp. 125-136). New York: Sage Publications.
    • Steil, J. M., McGann, V. L., & Kahn, A. S. (2001). Entitlement. Encyclopedia of women and gender: Vol. 1. New York: Academic Press.
    • Trubek, A. (2004, February 20). When a spousal hire becomes a single mom [Electronic version]. The Chronicle of Higher Education, 50(24), C1.
    • Williams, N., & Valian, V. (2003). Tips for effective negotiating. Unpublished manuscript, Gender Equity Project, Hunter College.

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April 6, 2005

    Entitlement and Negotiation at Work
  • 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. , Room 506 Thomas Hunter Hall
  • Agenda [PDF: 34 KB]
  • Workshop Activities and Discussion Questions [PDF: 27 KB]
  • Readings and Handouts
    • Rose, S., & Danner, M.J.E. (1998). Money matters: The art of negotiation for women faculty. In L.H. Collins, J.C. Chrisler, & K. Quina (Eds.), Career strategies for women in academe: Arming Athena (pp. 157-186). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
    • Williams, N., & Valian, V. (2003). Tips for effective negotiating. Unpublished manuscript, Gender Equity Project, Hunter College.
    • Wilson, R. (March, 2001). Beggar, psychologist, mediator, maid: The thankless job of a chairman [Electronic version]. The Chronicle of Higher Education, p. A10. Background Materials
    • Babcock, L., & Laschever, S. (2003). Scaring the boys. In Women don't ask: Negotiation and the gender divide (pp. 85-111). Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.
    • Barker, K. (2002). Make research the foundation. In At the helm: A laboratory navigator (pp. 143 – 178). Cold Spring Harbor, NY: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press.
    • Digiusto, E. (1994). Equity in authorship: A strategy for assigning credit when publishing. Social Science and Medicine, 38, 55-58.
    • Rose, S., & Danner, M.J.E. (1998). Money matters: The art of negotiation for women faculty. In L.H. Collins, J.C. Chrisler, & K. Quina (Eds.), Career strategies for women in academe: Arming Athena (pp. 157-186). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
    • Williams, N., & Valian, V. (2003). Tips for effective negotiating. Unpublished manuscript, Gender Equity Project, Hunter College.
    • Wilson, R. (March, 2001). Beggar, psychologist, mediator, maid: The thankless job of a chairman [Electronic version]. The Chronicle of Higher Education, p. A10.

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March 16, 2005

    Publishing: Handling Rejection and Corresponding with the Publisher
  • 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. , Room 506 Thomas Hunter Hall
  • Agenda [PDF: 30 KB]
  • Workshop Activities and Discussion Questions [PDF: 21 KB]
  • Readings and Handouts
    • Guillou, P. J. & Earnshaw, J. J. (2000). Dealing with the rejected article. British Journal of Surgery, 87, 1603-1604.
    • Henson, K. T. (1999). Writing for professional journals. Phi Delta Kappan, 80(10), 780-783.
    • Siegel, V. & Werb, Z. (2002, August). How to read and respond to a journal rejection letter [Electronic version]. (8), 5-7. Retrieved February 5, 2008 from here Background Materials
    • Guillou, P. J. & Earnshaw, J. J. (2000). Dealing with the rejected article. British Journal of Surgery, 87, 1603-1604.
    • Henson, K. T. (1999). Writing for professional journals. Phi Delta Kappan, 80(10), 780-783.
    • Montgomery. M. (2003, September 5). Thank you for advertising, but your needs don't meet my interests [Electronic version]. The Chronicle of Higher Education, 50(2), B15.
    • Siegel, V. & Werb, Z. (2002, August). How to read and respond to a journal rejection letter [Electronic version]. Women in Cell Biology, 25(8), 5-7. Retrieved January 4, 2005 from https://www.ascb.org/careers/wicb.html
    • Uchiyama, K. & Simone, G. (1999). Criteria for judging manuscripts. Publishing educational research: Guidelines and tips. Retrieved March 14, 2005 from here

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Feb 16, 2005

    Developing Your Circle of Advisors
  • 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. , Room 506 Thomas Hunter Hall
  • Agenda [PDF: 34 KB]
  • Workshop Activities and Discussion Questions [PDF: 20 KB]
  • Readings and Handouts
    • Abbott, I. O. (2001). Being an effective mentor: 101 practical strategies for success. Washington, D.C.: National Association for Law Placement.
    • Abbott, I. O. (2001). Working with a mentor: 50 practical suggestions for success. Washington, D.C.: National Association for Law Placement.
    • McCauley, C. D. & Martineau, J. W. (1998). Becoming your own best mentor: Selecting a mosaic of mentors. Reaching your developmental goals: Ideas into action guidebooks. Greensboro, NC: Center for Creative Leadership.
    • Williams, N. (2003). Building a mentor mosaic. [GEP Sponsorship Program Workshop handout]. Gender Equity Project, Hunter College.here
  • Background Materials
    • Abbott, I. O. (2001). Being an effective mentor: 101 practical strategies for success. Washington, D.C.: National Association for Law Placement.
    • Abbott, I. O. (2001). Working with a mentor: 50 practical suggestions for success. Washington, D.C.: National Association for Law Placement.
    • Higgins, M. C. & Thomas, D. A. (2001). Constellations and careers: Toward understanding the effects of multiple developmental relationships. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 22, 223-247.
    • McCauley, C. D. & Martineau, J. W. (1998). Reaching your developmental goals. Greensboro, NC: Center for Creative Leadership Press.

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Fall 2004

December 16, 2004 & December 17, 2004

    The Compleat Academic
  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm , President's Conference Room, 1700 East Building, Hunter College.
  • Description:
    • The Gender Equity Project (GEP) is dedicated to helping faculty members acquire the skills and techniques essential for professional success. The Compleat Academic, funded via the CUNY Faculty Development Program, is a two-day colloquium for junior faculty in all disciplines, at all CUNY campuses. Over the two day period, GEP Co-Directors Virginia Valian and Vita Rabinowitz will address a broad range of topics relevant to the early career challenges faced by junior faculty, including balancing work responsibilities, teaching effectively and efficiently, public speaking, negotiation, leadership, and designing a web site to highlight your research.

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September 22, 2004

    State of Science at Hunter College
  • 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. , Hunter College Room 510 North 68th Street and Lexington Ave New York, NY 10065
  • Description:
    • The first-ever meeting on The State of Science at Hunter College President Jennifer Raab and Provost Pizer discuss:
      • the new Hunter science facility
      • the place of science in the upcoming Hunter capital campaign
      • institutional grants at Hunter
      • other matters of importance to everyone in the social and natural sciences
      GEP Co-Directors Vita Rabinowitz and Virginia Valian will:
      • present data about gender and salary, space, rank, and time in rank
      • provide information about the services and opportunities the GEP can offer to all scientists of all ranks at Hunter College

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Spring 2004

May 25, May 26 and May 27, 2004

    Science Faculty Seminar
  • 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. , President's Conference Room, 1700 East Building, Hunter College.
  • Description:
    • The seminar is a series of workshops to help CUNY women faculty in the natural and social sciences improve their research, advance their careers, and navigate challenges. Over a two-year period, Hunter's Gender Equity Project has developed the workshops to improve the status of women in the sciences at Hunter College. We now want to offer the workshops to women faculty in the sciences at any CUNY campus.
      Workshop topics will include:
      • Time management
      • Balancing responsibilities at work and at home
      • Entitlement and negotiation
      • Public speaking
      • Power and politics
      • Publishing
      • Leadership
      • Student and assistant management

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May 5, 2004

    Self Promotion and Building a National Reputation
  • 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. , Room 506 Thomas Hunter Hall
  • Agenda [PDF: 114 KB]
  • Workshop Activities and Discussion Questions [PDF: 89 KB]
  • Background Materials
    • Bagilhole, B. & Goode, J. (2001). The contradiction of the myth of individual merit, and the reality of a patriarchal support system in academic careers: A feminist investigation. The European Journal of Women's Studies, 8(2), 161-180.
    • Heilman, M. E. (2001). Description and prescription: How gender stereotypes prevent women's ascent up the organizational ladder. Journal of Social Issues, 57(4), 657-674.
    • Rudman, L. A. (1998). Self-promotion as a risk factor for women: The costs and benefits of counterstereotypical impression management. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 74 (3), 629-645.

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April 21, 2004

    Students and Assistant Management
  • 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. , Room 506 Thomas Hunter Hall
  • Agenda [PDF: 121 KB]
  • Workshop Activities and Discussion Questions [PDF: 159 KB]
  • Readings and Handouts
    • Barker K. (2002). I was trained to do everything but run a lab! In At the helm: A laboratory navigator (pp. 31-38). Cold Spring Harbor, NY: Cold Spring Harbor Press.
    • Smith, R. V. (1986). Development and management of university research groups. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press.
    • United States Small Business Associations (SBA) Online Women's Business Center. (1997, May). Leaders vs. managers: They're two different animals. Retrieved February 5, 2008 from here
    • United States Small Business Associations (SBA) Online Women's Business Center. (1997, May). What's your action management style? Retrieved February 5, 2008 from here
    • Zachs, J. M. & Roediger, H. L. (2004). Setting up your lab and beginning a program of research. In J. M. Darley, M. P. Zanna, & H. L. Roediger (Eds.) The compleat academic: A career guide (pp. 135-153). Washington, D. C.: American Psychological Association.

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March 31, 2004

    Leadership and Social Networks
  • 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. , Room 506 Thomas Hunter Hall
  • Agenda [PDF: 121 KB]
  • Workshop Activities and Discussion Questions [PDF: 106 KB]
  • Readings and Handouts
    • Carli, L. L. & Eagly, A. H. (1999). Gender effects on social influence and emergent leadership. In G. N. Powell (Ed.), Handbook of gender & work (pp. 203-222). New York: Sage Publications.
    • O'Leary, V. E. & Mitchell, J. M. (1990). Women connecting with women: Networks and mentors. In S. S. Lie & O'Leary V.E. (Eds.), Storming the tower: Women in the academic world (pp. 58-73). New York: Kogan Page.
    • Valian, V. (1999). Evaluating women and men. In Why so slow? The advancement of women (pp. 125-133). Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press.
    • Williams, N. (2004). What makes a leader?. [GEP Sponsorship Program Workshop handout]. Gender Equity Project, Hunter College. here
  • Background Materials
    • Carli, L. L. (1999). Gender, interpersonal power, and social influence. Journal of Social Issues, 55(1), 81-99.

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March 24, 2004

    Marital Equality
  • 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. , Room 506 Thomas Hunter Hall
  • Agenda [PDF: 121 KB]
  • Workshop Activities and Discussion Questions [PDF: 106 KB]
  • Readings and Handouts
    • Patterson, K., Grenny, J., McMillan, R., Switzler, A. (2002). Make it safe: How to make in safe to talk about almost anything. In Crucial conversations: Tools for talking when stakes are high. New York: McGraw-Hill.
    • Steil, J. M. (2001). Contemporary marriage: Still an unequal partnership. In C. Hendrick & S. Hendrick (Eds.), Close relationships: A sourcebook (pp. 125-136). New York: Sage Publications.
    • Trubek, A. (2004, February 20). From spousal hire to single mom: What happens when an academic couple breaks up, and the one who works part of the time needs a full-time job?. The Chronicle of Higher Education [Chronicle Careers]. Retrieved from here
    • Trubek, A. (2004, February 20). When a spousal hire becomes a single mom. The Chronicle of Higher Education, 50 (24), C1-C2. Background Materials
    • Knudson-Martin, C., & Mahoney, A. R. (1998). Language processes in the construction of equality in new marriages. Family Relations, 47, 81-91.
    • Williams, N., & Valian, V. (2003). Tips for effective negotiating. Unpublished manuscript, Gender Equity Project, Hunter College.

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March 17, 2004

    Capitalizing Gains and Maximizing Progress During the Summer
  • 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. , Room 506 Thomas Hunter Hall
  • Agenda
  • Workshop Activities and Discussion Questions
  • Readings and Handouts
    • Williams, N. (2004, March 17). Capitalizing gains and maximizing progress during the summer topic discussion and activities. [GEP Sponsorship Program Workshop handout]. Gender Equity Project, Hunter College. here

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Feb 4, 2004

    Balancing work and personal life:
  • 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. , Room 506 Thomas Hunter Hall
  • Agenda
  • Workshop Activities and Discussion Questions
  • Readings and Handouts
    • Belkin, L. (2003, October 26). The opt-out revolution. The New York Times. Retrieved February 5, 2008, from here
    • Fogg, P. (2003, June 13). Why some women quit their coveted tenure-track jobs. The Chronicle of Higher Education [The Faculty]. Retrieved February 5, 2008, from here
    • Jacobs, J. A. (2004). Presidential address: The faculty time divide. Sociological Forum, 19(1), 3-27.
    • Strober, M. H. (2003, November). Women in the workplace: The unfinished revolution. USA Today, pp. 28-29.
    • Tischler, L. (2004, February). Where are the women? Not in the corner office, even after all these years. Not now. Maybe not ever. So what happened? Fast Company, 79, 52-58.

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Fall 2003

Dec 3, 2003

    Entitlement at Work and Negotiation
  • 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. , Room 611 Hunter North
  • Agenda [PDF: 122 KB]
  • Workshop Activities and Discussion Questions [PDF: 70 KB]
  • Readings and Handouts
    • Babcock, L., & Laschever, S. (2003). Scaring the boys. In Women don't ask: Negotiation and the gender divide (pp. 85-111). Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.
    • Barker, K. (2002). Make research the foundation. In At the helm: A laboratory navigator (pp. 143-178). Cold Spring Harbor, NY: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press.
    • Digiusto, E. (1994). Equity in authorship: A strategy for assigning credit when publishing. Social Science and Medicine, 38, 55-58.
    • Rose, S., & Danner, M. J. E. (1998). Money matters: The art of negotiation for women faculty. In L. H. Collins, J. C. Chrisler, & K. Quina (Eds.), Career strategies for women in academe: Arming Athena (pp. 157-186). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
    • Williams, N., & Valian, V. (2003). Tips for effective negotiating. Unpublished manuscript. Gender Equity Project, Hunter College.
    • Wilson, R. (March, 2001). Beggar, psychologist, mediator, maid: The thankless job of a chairman [Electronic Version]. The Chronicle of Higher Education, p. A10.

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Nov 19, 2003

    Power and Politics
  • 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. , Room 611 Hunter North
  • Agenda [PDF: 111 KB]
  • Workshop Activities and Discussion Questions [PDF: 73 KB]
  • Readings and Handouts
    • Capalidi, E. D. (2004). Power, politics, and survival in academia. In J. M. Darley, M. P. Zanna, & H. L. Roediger, III (Eds.), The compleat academic: A career guide (2nd ed., pp. 245-257). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
    • Caplan, P. J. (1994). Unwritten rules and impossible proofs. In Lifting a ton of feathers: A women's guide to surviving in the academic world (pp. 34-46). Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
    • Kanter, R. M. (1979). Differential access to opportunity and power. In R. Alvarez & K. G. Lutterman (Eds.), Discrimination in organizations (pp. 52-68). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
    • Penner, L. A., Dovidio, J. F., & Schroeder, D. A. (2004). Managing the department chair and navigating the department power structure. In J. M. Darley, M. P. Zanna, & H. L. Roediger, III (Eds.), The compleat academic: A career guide (2nd ed., pp. 259-276). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
    • Valian, V. (2003). Gender, power, and influence. Unpublished manuscript. Gender Equity Project, Hunter College. here

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Oct 29, 2003

    Handling Rejection and Publishing Patterns of Faculty Women
  • 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. , Room 611 Hunter North
  • Agenda [PDF: 125 KB]
  • Workshop Activities and Discussion Questions [PDF: 65 KB]
  • Readings and Handouts
    • Guillou, P. J. & Earnshaw, J. J. (2000). Dealing with the rejected article. British Journal of Surgery, 87, 1603-1604.
    • Henson, K. T. (1999). Writing for professional journals. Phi Delta Kappan, 80(10), 780-783.
    • Montgomery, M. (2003, September 5). Thank you for advertising, but your needs don't meet my interests [Electronic version]. The Chronicle of Higher Education, 50(2), B15.
    • Uchiyama, K. & Simone, G. (1999). Criteria for judging manuscripts. Publishing educational research: Guidelines and tips.Retrieved September 1, 2003 from here
  • Did You Know?

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Oct 15, 2003

    Procrastination and Managing Writing-Time Effectively
  • 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. , Room 611 Hunter North
  • Agenda [PDF: 110 KB]
  • Workshop Activities and Discussion Questions [PDF: 115 KB]
  • Readings and Handouts
    • Fawkner, E. (2000). Managing time to accomplish more. Retrieved July 2003 from here
    • Miles, M. (2002). Weekly schedule and instructions: GEP procrastination program [Time use data collection]. Gender Equity Project, Hunter College. here
    • Valian, V. (1977). Learning to work. In S. Ruddick, & P. Daniels (Eds.), Working it out: 23 women writers, artists, scientists and scholars talk about their lives and work (pp.162-178). NY: Pantheon Books.
    • Valian, V. (1985). Solving a work problem. In M. F. Fox (Ed.), Scholarly writing and publishing: Issues, problems, and solutions (pp. 99-110). Boulder, Co: Westview Press.
    • Valian, V. (2003). Understanding procrastination and managing time. Unpublished manuscript. Hunter College. here
    • Zerubavel, E. (1999). The writing schedule. In The clockwork muse (pp.14-35). Cambridge: Harvard University Press.

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Oct 1, 2003

    Public Speaking and Making Effective Presentations
  • 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. , Room 611 Hunter North
  • Agenda [PDF: 117 KB]
  • Workshop Activities and Discussion Questions [PDF: 52 KB]
  • Readings and Handouts
    • Malouf, D. (1995, November) Training 101: Ready, set, speak! Training and Development, 13-15.
    • Nicols-Grinenko, A. (2003). Nuggets culled from group discussions. Unpublished manuscript. Gender Equity Project, Hunter College. here
    • Williams, N. (2003). Tips and strategies for public presentations. Unpublished manuscript. Gender Equity Project, Hunter College.

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Sept 24, 2003

    Sponsoring and Being Sponsored
  • 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. , Room 611 Hunter North
  • Agenda [PDF: 126 KB]
  • Workshop Activities and Discussion Questions [PDF: 66 KB]
  • Readings and Handouts
    • Abbott, I. O. (2001). Being an effective mentor: 101 practical strategies for success. Washington, D.C.: National Association for Law Placement.
    • Abbott, I. O. (2001). Working with a mentor: 50 practical suggestions for success. Washington, D.C.: National Association for Law Placement.
    • McCauley, C. D. & Martineau, J. W. (1998). Becoming your own best mentor: Selecting a mosaic of mentors. Reaching your developmental goals: Ideas into action guidebooks. Greensboro, NC: Center for Creative Leadership.
    • Williams, N. (2003). Building a mentor mosaic. [GEP Sponsorship Program Workshop handout]. Gender Equity Project, Hunter College. here
  • Background Materials
    • Elzubeir, M. A., & Rizk, D. E. E. (2000). Identifying characteristics that students, interns and residents look for in their role models. Medical Education, 35, 272-277.
    • Fogg, P. (2003, August 1). The catalytic mentor [Electronic version]. The Chronicle of Higher Education, 49(47), A10.
    • Higgins, M. C. & Thomas, D. A. (2001). Constellations and careers: Toward understanding the effects of multiple developmental relationships. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 22, 223-247.
    • Mobley, G. M., Jaret, C., Marsh, K., & Lim, Y. Y. (1994). Mentoring, job satisfaction, gender, and the legal profession. Sex Roles, 31(1/2), 79-98.
    • Ragins, B. R. (1999). Gender and mentoring relationships: A review and research agenda for the next decade. In G. N. Powell (Ed.), Handbook of gender and work (pp. 347-370). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
    • Thomas, D. A. (2001, April). The truth about mentoring minorities: Race matters. Harvard Business Review, 99-107.
  • Did You Know?

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Sept 17, 2003

    Balancing work and personal life
  • 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. , Room 611 Hunter North
  • Agenda
  • Workshop Activities and Discussion Questions
  • Readings and Handouts
    • Caplan, P. J. (1994). What you can do: Suggestions for specific situations. In Lifting a ton of feathers: A woman's guide to surviving in the academic world (pp. 136-149). Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
    • Taylor, S. E., & Martin, J. (2004). The academic marathon: Controlling one's career. In J. M. Darley, M. P. Zanna, & H. L. Roediger, III (Eds.), The compleat academic: A career guide (2nd ed., pp. 363-392). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

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Spring 2003

May 7, 2003

    Mechanisms of Sex Differences: Steroid Receptors
  • 3:00 - 5:00 PM
  • Speakers
    • Sheila Mani
      Baylor College of Medicine
      smani@bcm.tmc.edu

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April 30, 2003

    Mechanisms of Sex Differences: Neural Steroids
  • 3:00 - 5:00 PM , Room 611 Hunter North
  • Speakers
    • Cheryl Frye
      Associate Professor
      Department of Psychology
      SUNY Albany

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April 15, 2003

    Sex Differences in Aggression
  • 3:00 - 5:00 PM , Room 611 Hunter North
  • Speakers
    • Sonoko Ogawa
      Research Associate Professor
      Pfaff Lab, Neurobiology of Behavior
      The Rockefeller University
      ogawa@rockefeller.edu

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April 9, 2003

    Sex Differences in Drug Abuse Liability and Dependence
  • 3:00 - 5:00 PM , Room 611 Hunter North
  • Speakers
    • Scott Lukas
      Chair, IRB Panel A
      Research Administration
      McLean Hospital of Harvard Medical School

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April 2, 2003

    Sex Differences in Pain
  • 3:00 - 5:00 PM , Room 611 Hunter North

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March 26, 2003

    Sex Differences in Anxiety and Stress Responses: From Humans to Rats
  • 3:00 - 5:00 PM , Room 611 Hunter North
  • Speakers
    • Margaret Altemus
      Assistant Professor
      Department of Psychiatry
      Weill Medical College of Cornell University

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March 19, 2003

    Travels in the Amazon: Electric Fish & Excitable Scientists
  • 3:00 - 5:00 PM , Room 611 Hunter North
  • Speakers
    • Christoper Braun
      Assistant Professor
      Department of Psychology
      Hunter College of CUNY

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March 12, 2003

    Sex Differences in Cognition: Two Perspectives on Mathematics and Mental Rotation
  • 3:00 - 5:00 PM , Room 611 Hunter North
  • Speakers Camilla Benbow
    Professor
    Psychology & Human Development
    Vanderbilt University
  • Nora Newcombe
    Professor
    Psychology
    Temple University

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Febuary 26, 2003

    Sex Differences in Communications: Studies of Adults and Children
  • 5:00 - 7:00 PM , Room 424 Hunter North (Ida K. Lang Recital Hall)
  • Speakers
    • Deborah Tannen
      University Professor
      Linguistics
      Georgetown University
    • Amy Sheldon
      Professor
      Communication Studies & Linguistics
      University of Minnesota

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