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Researchers Document Why Sexual Harassment Is Rampant in Anthropological Field Work

Researchers Document Why Sexual Harassment Is Rampant in Anthropological Field Work

The new study found that field site directors who failed to establish clear ground rules for the behavior of their team also were more likely to tolerate, ignore – or in some cases, engage in and encourage – the physical and/or sexual harassment of some members of their team.

A Trio of Women Appointed to Dean Positions at Universities

A Trio of Women Appointed to Dean Positions at Universities

The three women receiving appointments as deans are Ellen J. MacKenzie at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Stephanie Pasley Henry at Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, Florida, and Lisa A. Kloppenberg at Santa Clara University in California.

In Memoriam: Marie L. Griffin, 1967-2016

In Memoriam: Marie L. Griffin, 1967-2016

Dr. Griffin joined the faculty at Arizona State University in 1996. She was promoted to associate professor in 2006 and to full professor of criminology and criminal justice in 2015.

Five Women Appointed to Positions as Dean at Major Universities

Five Women Appointed to Positions as Dean at Major Universities

The new deans are Katherine Schultz at the University of Colorado, Sabrina Zirkel at Santa Clara University in California, Mary McKernan McKay at Washington University in St. Louis, Marta Kuzma at the Yale School of Art, and Lori Ploutz-Snyder at the University of Michigan.

Six Women Professors Presented With Notable Awards

Six Women Professors Presented With Notable Awards

The honorees are Chritine Grant of North Carolina State University, Shannor Vallor of Santa Clara University, Kimberly E. Applegate of Emory University, Julie Bullard of the University of Montana, Nance Wilson of SUNY-Cortland, and Mary Kay Washington of Vanderbilt University.

In Memoriam: Mary McDougall Gordon, 1926-2015

In Memoriam: Mary McDougall Gordon, 1926-2015

Mary Gordon was the first director of the women’s studies program at Santa Clara University in California. She was the first woman to gain tenure in the history department, the first woman to hold an endowed chair in the Arts & Sciences, and the first woman faculty member to serve on the board of trustees.

Nineteen Women With New Administrative Posts at U.S. Colleges and Universities

Nineteen Women With New Administrative Posts at U.S. Colleges and Universities

Here is this week’s roundup of women who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Women Named to Dean Posts at Seven Universities

Women Named to Dean Posts at Seven Universities

The new deans are Maria Toyoda at Suffolk University, Nancy McIntyre at West Virginia University, Carol Ann Gittens at Santa Clara University, Robin P. Newhouse at Indiana University, Ellen Nerenberg at Wesleyan University, Suzanne Barbour at the University of Georgia, and Gloria Culver at the University of Rochester.

Seven Women Appointed to Dean Positions

Seven Women Appointed to Dean Positions

The new deans are Lynda Coon at the University of Arkansas, Jennifer Bard at the University of Cincinnati, Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina at the University of Massachusetts, Susan Tornquist at Oregon State, Susan Weeks at Texas Christian University, Caryn Beck-Dudley at Santa Clara University, and Beth Walker at Colorado State.

The Next Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Santa Clara University

The Next Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Santa Clara University

Deborah Tahmassebi is a professor in the department of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of San Diego. She also serves as associate dean of program development for the College of Arts and Sciences.

American Association of University Women Honors Santa Clara University's Linda Alepin

American Association of University Women Honors Santa Clara University’s Linda Alepin

Linda T. Alepin, the Dean’s Executive Professor of Leadership at Santa Clara University in California, has been selected to receive the Eleanor Roosevelt Fund Award from the American Association of University Women.

Lisa Kloppenberg to Lead the Law School at Santa Clara University

Lisa Kloppenberg to Lead the Law School at Santa Clara University

She is the former dean of the University of Dayton law school in Ohio. Prior to her 10-year tenure as dean at the University of Dayton, she taught at the law school of the University of Oregon.

Universities Seek to Increase the Number of Women in Computer Science

Universities Seek to Increase the Number of Women in Computer Science

The National Center for Women & Information Technology is leading the effort to increase the number of women studying computer science.