About the Author
Jeanie K. Allen is Visiting Assistant Professor, Interdisciplinary Studies, Drury University.
Diane R. Dean is Assistant Professor of Higher Education Administration and Policy, Illinois State University.
Ann E. Austin is Professor of Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education at Michigan State University, where she twice has held the Mildred B. Erickson Distinguished Chair (from 2005-2008, and again in 2014 until taking a leave in 2015 to assume another role). She is now serving as a Program Director in the Division of Undergraduate Education at the National Science Foundation (on leave from MSU). Her research concerns faculty careers and professional development, teaching and learning in higher education, the academic workplace, organizational change, doctoral education, and reform in science, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education. She is a Fellow of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) and the Past-President of the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE), and she was a Fulbright Fellow in South Africa (1998). She is a founding co-leader of the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL), and was the Principal Investigator of an NSF-funded grant to study organizational change strategies that support the success of women scholars in STEM fields. Her work is widely published, including Educating Integrated Professionals: Theory and Practice on Preparation for the Professoriate (co-edited with C. Colbeck and K. O’Meara, 2008), Rethinking Faculty Work: Higher Education's Strategic Imperative (co-authored with J. Gappa and A. Trice, 2007), Creating the Future of Faculty Development (co-authored with M. D. Sorcinelli, P. L. Eddy, and A. L. Beach, 2006), and Developing New and Junior Faculty (co-edited with M. D. Sorcinelli, 1992), as well as other books, articles, chapters, and monographs concerning faculty issues and other higher education topics in the United States and in international contexts. She served as a member of the study team for the Asian Development Bank’s project and monograph series on Higher Education in Dynamic Asia.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgments; Foreword, Ann E. Austin; Introduction: The Past, Present, And Future: Women’s Studies, Higher Education, And Praxis, Susan J. Bracken, Jeanie K. Allen, And Diane R. Dean; 1 Babies Matter: Pushing The Gender Equity Revolution Forward, Mary Ann Mason, Marc Goulden, And Nicholas H. Wolfinger; 2 How Female And Male Faculty With Families Manage Work And Personal Roles, Carol L. Colbeck; 3 Faculty Work And Family Life: Policy Perspectives From Different Institutional Type, Lisa Wolf-Wendel And Kelly Ward; 4 Policies That Part: Early Career Experiences Of Coworking Academic Couples, Elizabeth G. Creamer; 5 Agents Of Learning: Strategies For Assuming Agency, For Learning, In Tenured Faculty Careers, Anna Neumann, Aimee Lapointe Terosky, And Julie Schell; 6 Faculty Change Initiatives: Responding To A Campus Climate Study, Jeni Hart; 7 Conclusion, Ann E. Austin; Appendix; About The Editors And Contributors; Index.