Being Comfortable as a Woman Among Men

Mary Anderson-Rowland, PhD: Being Comfortable as a Woman Among Men

Emphasizes positive peer relationships within her cohort.

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Words of Wisdom: Dr. Anderson-Rowland
The importance of finding a good advisor and making sure to get everything in writing.

Hearing from Students and Having an Impact
The importance of giving back to students and making an impact in their future education and career choices.

Words of Advice for Students
The importance of supportive peer relationships.

Two Different Worlds: School Without Kids and Working with Kids
Being married in graduate school and having children as a faculty member.

The Two-Body Problem
Challenges with being married to a fellow academician and finding faculty positions.

The Commuter Marriage
How to maintain a long-distance relationship.

Sources of Support
The importance of a supportive network of colleagues.

Looking Back on Raising Kids While Working
Explains the role children play in career choices.

Leisure Activities: Dr. Anderson Rowland
Ways to spend leisure time.

Getting Married During Graduate School
The decision to get married in graduate school.

Doing More Than I Could Have Imagined
Chronicles the evolution of a career over time.

Sharing News of Pregnancy with Advisors
Departmental reactions to the choice to have children.

Seeking Support Outside the Department
How to refute sexist comments and challenge gendered assumptions.

Help and Support from Other Administrators
How to seek support from administrators outside the department when dealing with departmental sexism.

Dealing with Impostor Syndrome
Class performance builds confidence to remain in program.

Climate in Graduate School
How to make friends with colleagues to encourage a supportive environment.

Best Laid Plans
How to negotiate a schedule for raising a family and overcoming setbacks in a new career.

Seeking Support Outside the Department
How to refute sexist comments and challenge gendered assumptions.

Sources of Support
The importance of a supportive network of colleagues.

Isolation and a Proactive Solution
Alternatives to departmental isolation and the importance of networking.

Lack of Women Role Models
The importance of sharing stories of sexual harassment with others and realizing that you are not alone.

Climate in Graduate School
How to make friends with colleagues to encourage a supportive environment.

We Were Not Always Best Friends
Emphasizes peer relationships and departmental climate.

Time in the Classroom is at the Heart of Motivation
Teaching as the impetus for work.

Words of Wisdom from Dr. Chattopadhyay
Advice for graduate students on how to maintain their confidence, courage, and dignity.

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