BOX 4-9Top Research Articles on the Effects of Bias on Evaluationa

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Each of the 19 institutions that have received NSF ADVANCE grants were asked which research publications have proven most effective in their institutional transformation projects. The most-cited publications were these:

RE Steinpreis, KS Anders, and D Ritzke (1999). The impact of gender on the review of the curricula vitae of job applicants and tenure candidates: A national empirical study. Sex Roles: A Journal of Research 41:509-528.

F Trix and C Psenka (2003). Exploring the color of glass: Letters of recommendation for female and male medical faculty. Discourse and Society 14(2):191-220.

V Valian (1999). Why So Slow: The Advancement of Women. Cambridge: MIT Press.

C Wennerås and A Wold (1997). Nepotism and sexism in peer-review. Nature 387: 341-343.

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All 19 ADVANCE institutions were polled on the top 3-5 articles that have proven the most effective in their institutional transformation projects. Poll conducted between January 20 and March 20, 2006.

From: 4, Success and Its Evaluation in Science and Engineering

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Beyond Bias and Barriers: Fulfilling the Potential of Women in Academic Science and Engineering.
National Academy of Sciences (US), National Academy of Engineering (US), and Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on Maximizing the Potential of Women in Academic Science and Engineering.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2007.
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