Help and Support from Other Administrators

Mary Anderson-Rowland, PhD: Help and Support from Other Administrators

How to seek support from administrators outside the department when dealing with departmental sexism.

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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.

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.

Being Comfortable as a Woman Among Men
Emphasizes positive peer relationships within her cohort.

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

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

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

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

Dealing with Assumptions and Accusations (Short Version)
Being accused of cheating and regrets about not being more assertive.

Hidden Differences in Academic Culture
Adjusting physical appearance to fit in with peers.

Incidents of Prejudice Due to Married and Pregnant Status
Gender stereotypes faced in getting into graduate school and conducting research.

Critical Mass
Captures the annoyance of male colleagues making sexist assumptions and the challenges with conference travel as a female graduate student.

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

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