EXPERIMENTS AND STRATEGIES
Specific Steps for Overcoming Bias
FOCUS ON RESEARCH
Top Research Articles on the Effects of Bias on Evaluationa
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.