900 East 57th St.
Sue Rosser: Engineering Progress for Women in Science
Monday, November 12, 2012 4:30 pm
Knapp Center for Biomedical Discovery, Room 1103
900 East 57th Street, Chicago, IL
The Women in Science Project presents the Annual Colloquium on How to Advance Women in Science and Engineering.
Sue Rosser is the first woman to serve as Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at San Francisco State University. She was Dean of Ivan Allen College at the Georgia Institute of Technology and Professor of Public Policy and of History, Technology,and Society for 10 years. From 1995-1999, she was Professor of Anthropology, University of Florida-Gainesville where she directed the Center for Women’s Studies and Gender Research. From 1986 to 1995 she served as Director of Women’s Studiesat the University of South Carolina and as Professor of Family and Preventive Medicine in the Medical School.
Professor Rosser has written approximately 130 journal articles on the theoretical and applied problems of women and science and women’s health. Her thirteen books include Women’s Health: Missing from U.S. Medicine (1994), The Science Glass Ceiling:Academic Women Scientistsand their Struggle to Succeed (2004), and Breaking Into the Lab: Engineering Progress for Women in Science (2012). She serves on the editorial boards the Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering. Grants fromthe National Science Foundation include “A USC System Model for Transformation of Science and Math Teaching to Reach Women in Varied Campus Settings,” She currently serves on the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)Executive Board, 2010-2014.
The Women in Science Project is a collaboration between the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, a committee of women faculty from the Biological, Physical, and Social Sciences Divisions, and the Office of the Provost at the University of Chicago.