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Wayne, Tiffany K., 1968-
American women of science since 1900 [electronic resource] / Tiffany K. Wayne
Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2011
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 Electronic Book  Q141 .W42 2011eb    AVAIL. VIA WEB
Subject(s) Women scientists -- United States -- Biography -- Dictionaries
Women scientists -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Dictionaries
Women in science -- United States -- Biography -- Dictionaries
Women in science -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Dictionaries
Physical Description 1 online resource (2 v. (xxv, 1024, I-73 p.)) : ill
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents V. 1. Essays A-H -- v. 2. I-Z
v. 1. Essays A-H -- Introduction -- Issues -- History of American Women in Science -- Is There a Science Gene? -- The Impact of Feminism on Scientific Research -- Science and Technology Education for Girls -- Women and Science in College and Graduate School -- Jobs for Women Scientists: Academia -- Jobs for Women Scientists: Government -- Jobs for Women Scientists: Industry, Business, and Nonprofit Research -- Work/Life Balance for Women Scientists -- Minority Women in the Sciences -- Disciplines -- Aerospace and Astronautics -- Animal Sciences -- Anthropology and Archaeology -- Astronomy and Astrophysics -- Biochemistry -- Biology -- Biomedical Sciences -- Botany -- Chemistry -- Computer Sciences and Information Technology -- Crystallography -- Economics -- Engineering -- Environmental Sciences and Ecology -- Genetics -- Geography -- Geology -- Mathematics -- Medicine -- Meteorology -- Neuroscience -- Nutrition and Home Economics -- Ocean Sciences -- Paleontology -- Physics -- Primatology -- Psychology and Psychiatry -- Sociology -- Zoology -- Aberle, Sophie Bledsoe -- Abriola, Linda M. -- Ackerman, Bernice -- Adams, (Amy) Elizabeth -- Adelman, Irma Glicman -- Agogino, Alice M. -- Ajzenberg-Selove, Fay -- Altmann, Jeanne -- Altmann, Margaret -- Ancker-Johnson, Betsy -- Anderson, Gloria (Long) -- Anderson, Mary P. -- Angier, Natalie -- Anslow, Gladys Amelia -- Apgar, Virginia -- Archambault, JoAllyn -- Attneave, Carolyn (Lewis) -- Austin, Pauline Morrow -- Avery, Mary Ellen -- Avery, Susan K. -- Baber, Mary Arizona "Zonia" -- Baca Zinn, Maxine -- Baetjer, Anna Medora -- Bahcall, Neta -- Bailey, Florence Augusta Merriam -- Banfield, Jullian F. -- Baranescu, Rodica -- Bartoshuk, Linda -- Bascom, Florence -- Bates, Grace Elizabeth -- Bateson, Mary Catherine -- Beall, Cynthia -- Beattie, Mollie Hanna -- Bell, Gwen (Dru'yor) -- Benedict, Ruth Fulton -- Benerito, Ruth Rogan -- Benesch, Ruth Erica (Leroi) -- Benmark, Leslie Ann (Freeman) -- Bennett, Joan Wennstrom -- Berenbaum, May Roberta -- Berezin, Evelyn -- Berger, Marsha J. -- Berkowitz, Joan B. -- Bertell, Rosalie -- Blackburn, Elizabeth -- Bliss, Eleanor Albert -- Blodgett, Katharine Burr -- Bonta, Marcia (Myers) -- Boring, Alice Middleton -- Boyd, Louise Arner -- Braun, Annette Frances -- Braun, (Emma) Lucy -- Bricker, Victoria (Reifler) -- Brill, Yvonne (Claeys) -- Briscoe, Anne M. -- Britton, Elizabeth Knight -- Brody, Jane Ellen -- Brooks, Carolyn (Branch) -- Brooks, Matilda Moldenhauer -- Broome, Claire Veronica -- Brothers, Joyce Diane (Bauer) -- Brown, Barbara B. -- Brown, Rachel Fuller -- Brugge, Joan S. -- Buck, Linda B. -- Buikstra, Jane Ellen -- Bunce, Elizabeth Thompson -- Bunting (Smith), Mary Ingraham -- Burbidge, (Eleanor) Margaret -- Butler, Margaret K. -- Cady, Bertha Louise Chapman -- Caldicott, Helen Mary (Broinowski) -- Calloway, Doris (Howes) -- Cannon, Annie Jump -- Carey, Susan E. -- Carothers, (Estrella) Eleanor -- Carr, Emma Perry -- Carson, Rachel Louise -- Caserio, Marjorie Constance (Beckett) -- Charles, Vera Katherine -- Chase, (Mary) Agnes Meara -- Chasman, Renate (Wiener) -- Chesler, Phyllis -- Chilton, Mary-Dell (Matchett) -- Chory, Joanne -- Clark, Eugenie -- Clarke, Edith -- Cleave, Mary L. -- Cobb, Geraldyne M. -- Cobb, Jewel Plummer -- Cohn, Mildred -- Cole, Johnnetta (Betsch) -- Collins, Eileen -- Colmenares, Margarita H. -- Colson, Elizabeth Florence -- Colwell, Rita (Rossi) -- Conway, Lynn Ann -- Conwell, Esther Marly -- Cordova, France Anne-Dominic -- Cori, Gerty Theresa Radnitz -- Cowings, Patricia Suzanne -- Cox, Geraldine Anne (Vang) -- Cox, Gertrude Mary -- Crane, Kathleen -- Crosby, Elizabeth Caroline -- Daly, Marie Maynard -- Darden, Christine V. Mann -- Daubechies, Ingrid -- Davis, Margaret Bryan -- Davis, Ruth Margaret -- DeFries, Ruth -- De Laguna, Frederica Annis -- Delgado, Jane L. -- Delmer, Deborah -- De Planque, E. Gail -- Densen-Gerber, Judianne -- DeWitt-Morette, Cécile Andrée Paule -- Diamond, Marian Cleeves -- Dicciani, Nance Katherine -- Dick, Gladys Rowena Henry -- Donnay, Gabrielle (Hamburger) -- Downey, June Etta -- Drake, Elisabeth (Mertz) -- Dreschhoff, Gisela Auguste-Marie -- Dresselhaus, Mildred (Spiewak) -- Dunbar, Bonnie J. -- Earle, Sylvia Alice -- Eastwood, Alice -- Edinger, Tilly -- Edwards, Cecile Hoover -- Edwards, Helen Thom -- Ehrlich, Anne (Fitzhugh) Howland -- Elders, (Minnie) Joycelyn (Jones) -- Elion, Gertrude Belle -- Ellis, Florence May Hawley -- Elmegreen, Debra Meloy -- Emerson, Gladys Anderson -- Esau, Katherine -- Estrin, Thelma Austern -- Evans, Alice Catherine -- Faber, Sandra (Moore) -- Farquhar, Marilyn (Gist) -- Farr, Wanda Kirkbride -- Fausto-Sterling, Anne -- Fedoroff, Nina Vsevolod -- Ferguson, Angela Dorothea -- Ferguson, Margaret Clay -- Fink, Kathryn Ferguson -- Fischer, Irene (Kaminka) -- Fisher, Anna L. -- Fitzroy, Nancy (Deloye) -- Flanigen, Edith Marie -- Flugge-Lotz, Irmgard -- Fossey, Dian -- Fowler-Billings, Katharine Stevens -- Fox, Marye Anne (Payne) -- Free, Helen (Murray) -- Friend, Charlotte -- Fromkin, Victoria Alexandria (Landish) -- Fuchs, Elaine V. -- Furness, Caroline Ellen -- Gaillard, Mary Katharine (Ralph) -- Gantt, Elisabeth -- Gardner, Julia Anna -- Garmire, Elsa (Meints) -- Gast, Alice P. -- Gayle, Helene Doris -- Geiringer (Von Mises), Hilda -- Geller, Margaret Joan -- Gerry, Eloise B. -- Giblett, Eloise Rosalie -- Gibson, Eleanor Jack -- Gilbreth, Lillian E. Moller -- Gill, Jocelyn Ruth -- Gleitman, Lila R. -- Glusker, Jenny (Pickworth) -- Goeppert-Mayer, Maria -- Goldberg, Adele -- Goldhaber, Gertrude Scharff -- Goldman-Rakic, Patricia -- Goldring, Winifred -- Goldwasser, Shafrira -- Good, Mary (Lowe) -- Goodenough, Florence Laura -- Gordon (Moore), Kate -- Gordon, Ruth Evelyn -- Graham, Frances (Keesler) -- Graham, Norma -- Graham, Susan Lois -- Grandin, Temple -- Granville, Evelyn (Boyd) -- Grasselli (Brown), Jeanette -- Graybiel, Ann Martin -- Greene, Laura -- Greer, Sandra Charlene -- Greibach, Sheila Adele -- Greider, Carol W. -- Griffin, Diane Edmund -- Gross, Carol A. (Polinsky) -- Gross, Elizabeth Louise -- Guthrie, Mary Jane -- Guttman, Helene Augusta (Nathan) -- Haas, Mary Rosamond -- Hahn, Dorothy Anna -- Hamerstrom, Frances (Flint) -- Hamilton, Alice -- Hamilton, Margaret -- Hammel, Heidi -- Harris, Jean Louise -- Harris, Mary (Styles) -- Harrison, Anna Jane -- Harrison, Faye Venetia -- Harrison-Ross, Phyllis Ann -- Hart, Helen -- Harvey, Ethel Browne -- Haschemeyer, Audrey E. V. -- Hatfield, Elaine Catherine -- Hawkes, Kristen -- Hay, Elizabeth Dexter -- Hazen, Elizabeth Lee -- Hazlett, Olive Clio -- Healy, Bernadine Patricia -- Helm, June -- Herzenberg, Caroline Stuart (Littlejohn) -- Hewlett, Sylvia Ann -- Hibbard, Hope -- Hicks, Beatrice Alice -- Hockfield, Susan -- Hoffleit, (Ellen) Dorrit -- Hoffman, Darleane (Christian) -- Hollingworth, Leta Anna Stetter -- Hollinshead, Ariel Cahill -- Hopper, Grace Murray -- Horner, Matina (Souretis) -- Horning, Marjorie G. -- Horstmann, Dorothy Millicent -- Howard (Beckham), Ruth Winifred -- Howes, Ethel Puffer -- Hoy, Marjorie Ann (Wolf) -- Hrdy, Sarah C. (Blaffer) -- Huang, Alice Shih-Hou -- Hubbard, Ruth (Hoffman) -- Hughes-Schrader, Sally (Peris) -- Hutchins, Sandra Elaine -- Hwang, Jennie S. -- Hyde, Ida Henrietta -- Hyman, Libbie Henrietta
v. 2. I-Z -- Intriligator, Devrie (Shapiro) -- Irwin, Mary Jane -- Jackson, Jacquelyne Mary (Johnson) -- Jackson, Shirley Ann -- Jameson, Dorothea A. -- Jan, Lily -- Jeanes, Allene Rosalind -- Jemison, Mae Carol -- Johnson, Barbara Crawford -- Johnson (Masters), Virginia (Eshelman) -- Johnston, Mary Helen -- Jones, Anita Katherine -- Jones, Mary Ellen -- Kalnay, Eugenia -- Kanter, Rosabeth (Moss) -- Kanwisher, Nancy -- Karle, Isabella Helen Lugoski -- Karp, Carol Ruth (Vander Velde) -- Kaufman, Joyce (Jacobson) -- Keller, Evelyn Fox -- Kempf, Martine -- Kenyon, Cynthia J. -- Kidwell, Margaret Gale -- Kieffer, Susan Werner -- Kimble, Judith -- King, Helen Dean -- King, Mary-Claire -- Klinman, Judith (Pollock) -- Knopf, Eleanora Frances Bliss -- Kopell, Nancy J. -- Koshland, Marian Elliott -- Kreps, Juanita (Morris) -- Krim, Mathilde (Galland) -- Krueger, Anne (Osborn) -- Kübler-Ross, Elisabeth -- Kuhlmann-Wilsdorf, Doris -- Kurtzig, Sandra L. (Brody) -- Kwolek, Stephanie Louise -- LaBastille, Anne -- Ladd-Franklin, Christine -- Laird, Elizabeth Rebecca -- La Monte, Francesca Raimond -- Lancaster, Cleo -- Lancefield, Rebecca Craighill -- Leacock, Eleanor (Burke) -- Leavitt, Henrietta Swan -- Ledley, Tamara (Shapiro) -- Leeman, Susan (Epstein) -- LeMone, Margaret Anne -- Leopold, Estella Bergere -- Lesh-Laurie, Georgia Elizabeth -- L'Esperance, Elise Depew Strang -- Levelt-Sengers, Johanna Maria Henrica -- Leverton, Ruth Mandeville -- Leveson, Nancy G. -- Levi-Montalcini, Rita -- Lewis, Margaret Adaline Reed -- Libby, Leona Woods Marshall -- Linares, Olga Frances -- Lippincott, Sarah Lee -- Liskov, Barbara Huberman -- Lochman-Balk, Christina -- Loeblich, Helen Nina Tappan -- Long, Irene (Duhart) -- Long, Sharon (Rugel) -- Love, Susan M. -- Lubchenco, Jane -- Lubic, Ruth (Watson) -- Lubkin, Gloria (Becker) -- Luchins, Edith Hirsch -- Lucid, Shannon (Wells) -- Lurie, Nancy (Oestreich) -- Maccoby, Eleanor (Emmons) -- Macklin, Madge Thurlow -- MacLeod, Grace -- Macy-Hoobler, Icie Gertrude -- Makemson, Maud Worcester -- Maling, Harriet Mylander -- Maltby, Margaret Eliza -- Marcus, Joyce -- Margulis, Lynn (Alexander) -- Marlatt, Abby Lillian -- Marrack, Philippa Charlotte -- Martin, Emily -- Marvin, Ursula Bailey -- Mathias, Mildred Esther -- Matson, Pamela Anne -- Matthews, Alva T. -- Maury, Antonia Caetana de Paiva Pereira -- Maury, Carlotta Joaquina -- McCammon, Helen Mary (Choman) -- McClintock, Barbara -- McCoy, Elizabeth Florence -- McCracken, (Mary) Isabel -- McFadden, Lucy-Ann Adams -- McNutt, Marcia Kemper -- McSherry, Diana Hartridge -- McWhinnie, Mary Alice -- Mead, Margaret -- Medicine, Beatrice A. -- Meinel, Marjorie Pettit -- Mendenhall, Dorothy Reed -- Menken, Jane Ava (Golubitsky) -- Michel, Helen (Vaughn) -- Micheli-Tzanakou, Evangelia -- Mielczarek, Eugenie Vorburger -- Miller, Elizabeth Cavert -- Mintz, Beatrice -- Mitchell, Helen Swift -- Mitchell, Joan L. -- Mitchell, Mildred Bessie -- Moore, Emmeline -- Morawetz, Cathleen (Synge) -- Morgan, Agnes Fay -- Morgan, Ann Haven -- Moss, Cynthia Jane -- Murray, Sandra Ann -- Napadensky, Hyla Sarane (Siegel) -- Navrotsky, Alexandra A. S. -- Nelkin, Dorothy (Wolfers) -- Neufeld, Elizabeth (Fondal) -- New, Maria (Iandolo) -- Nice, Margaret Morse -- Nichols, Roberta J. -- Nickerson, Dorothy -- Nielsen, Jerri Lin -- Nightingale, Dorothy Virginia -- Northrup, Christiane -- Novello, Antonia (Coello) -- Ocampo, Adriana C. -- Ochoa, Ellen -- Ogilvie, Ida Helen -- Osborn, Mary Jane (Merten) -- Ostrom, Elinor -- Owens, Joan Murrell -- Palmer, Katherine Hilton Van Winkle -- Pardue, Mary Lou -- Parsons, Elsie Worthington Clews -- Partee, Barbara (Hall) -- Patch, Edith Marion -- Paté-Cornell, (Marie) Elisabeth Lucienne -- Patrick, Jennie R. -- Patrick, Ruth -- Patterson, Flora Wambaugh -- Payne, Nellie Maria de Cottrell -- Payne-Gaposchkin, Cecilia Helena -- Payton, Carolyn (Robertson) -- Pearce, Louise -- Peckham, Elizabeth Gifford -- Peden, Irene (Carswell) -- Peebles, Florence -- Pennington, Mary Engle -- Pert, Candace Dorinda (Bebe) -- Petermann, Mary Locke -- Phillips, Melba Newell -- Pitelka, Dorothy Riggs -- Pittman, Margaret -- Pool, Judith Graham -- Poole, Joyce -- Pour-El, Marian Boykan -- Pressman, Ada Irene -- Prichard, Diana (Garcia) -- Prince, Helen Walter Dodson -- Prinz, Dianne Kasnic -- Profet, Margie -- Quimby, Edith Hinkley -- Ramaley, Judith (Aitken) -- Ramey, Estelle Rosemary White -- Rand, (Marie) Gertrude -- Ranney, Helen Margaret -- Ratner, Sarah -- Ray, (Marguerite) Dixy Lee -- Rees, Mina Spiegel -- Reichard, Gladys Amanda -- Reichmanis, Elsa -- Reinisch, June Machover -- Reskin, Barbara F. -- Resnik, Judith A. -- Richardson, Jane S. -- Ride, Sally Kristen -- Riley, Matilda (White) -- Rissler, Jane Francina -- Rivlin, Alice (Mitchell) -- Roberts, Edith Adelaide -- Roberts, Lydia Jane -- Robinson, Julia Bowman -- Roemer, Elizabeth -- Rolf, Ida P. -- Roman, Nancy Grace -- Romanowicz, Barbara -- Rose, Flora -- Rose, Mary Davies Swartz -- Rosenblatt, Joan (Raup) -- Rowley, Janet Davison -- Roy, Della Martin -- Rubin, Vera (Cooper) -- Rudin, Mary Ellen (Estill) -- Rudnick, Dorothea -- Russell, Elizabeth Shull -- Sabin, Florence Rena -- Sager, Ruth -- Saif, Linda -- Sammet, Jean Elaine -- Sarachik, Myriam Paula (Morgenstein) -- Savitz, Maxine (Lazarus) -- Scarr, Sandra (Wood) -- Scharrer, Berta Vogel -- Schwan, Judith A. -- Schwarzer, Theresa Flynn -- Scott, Juanita (Simons) -- Seddon, Margaret Rhea -- Sedlak, Bonnie Joy -- Seibert, Florence Barbara -- Semple, Ellen Churchill -- Shalala, Donna Edna -- Shapiro, Lucille (Cohen) -- Shaw, Jane E. -- Shaw, Mary M. -- Sherman, Patsy O'Connell -- Shields, Lora Mangum -- Shipman, Pat -- Shockley, Dolores Cooper -- Shoemaker, Carolyn (Spellmann) -- Shotwell, Odette Louise -- Shreeve, Jean'ne Marie -- Simmonds, Sofia -- Simon, Dorothy Martin -- Simpson, Joanne Malkus (Gerould) -- Singer, Maxine (Frank) -- Sinkford, Jeanne Frances (Craig) -- Sitterly, Charlotte Emma Moore -- Slye, Maud Caroline -- Small, Meredith F. -- Smith, Elske (van Panhuys) -- Solomon, Susan -- Sommer, Anna Louise -- Spaeth, Mary Louise -- Spelke, Elizabeth -- Spurlock, Jeanne -- Stadtman, Thressa Campbell -- Stanley, Louise -- Stearns, Genevieve -- Steitz, Joan (Argetsinger) -- Stern, Frances -- Stickel, Lucille Farrier -- Stiebeling, Hazel Katherine -- Stokey, Nancy -- Stoll, Alice Mary -- Stroud-Lee, F. Agnes Naranjo -- Stubbe, JoAnne -- Sudarkasa, Niara -- Sullivan, Kathryn D. -- Sweeney, (Eleanor) Beatrice Marcy -- Talbot, Mignon -- Taussig, Helen Brooke -- Taussky-Todd, Olga -- Taylor, Kathleen Christine -- Tesoro, Giuliana (Cavaglieri) -- Tharp, Marie -- Thomas, Martha Jane (Bergin) -- Thompson, Laura Maud -- Thornton, Kathryn (Cordell) -- Tilden, Josephine Elizabeth -- Tilghman, Shirley M. -- Tinsley, Beatrice Muriel (Hill) -- Tolbert, Margaret Ellen (Mayo) -- Townsend, Marjorie Rhodes -- Treisman, Anne -- Turkle, Sherry -- Tyson, Laura (D'Andrea) -- Uhlenbeck, Karen (Keskulla) -- Van Rensselaer, Martha -- Van Straten, Florence Wilhemina -- Vaughan, Martha -- Vennesland, Birgit -- Villa-Komaroff, Lydia -- Vitetta, Ellen Shapiro -- Waelsch, Salome Gluecksohn -- Walbot, Virginia Elizabeth -- Wallace, Phyllis Ann -- Warga, Mary Elizabeth -- Washburn, Margaret Floy -- Watson, Patty Jo (Andersen) -- Wattleton, (Alyce) Faye -- Way, Katharine -- Weertman, Julia (Randall) -- Weisburger, Elizabeth Amy (Kreiser) -- Weisstein, Naomi -- Westcott, Cynthia -- West-Eberhard, Mary Jane -- Westheimer, (Karola) Ruth (Siegel) -- Wexler, Nancy Sabin -- Wheeler, Anna Johnson Pell -- Wheeler, Mary F. -- Whitman, Marina (von Neumann) -- Whitson, Peggy A. -- Widnall, Sheila (Evans) -- Wilhelmi, Jane Anne Russell -- Williams, Anna Wessels -- Williams, Roberta -- Witkin, Evelyn Maisel -- Wood, Elizabeth Armstrong -- Woods, Geraldine (Pittman) -- Woolley, Helen Bradford Thompson -- Wright, Margaret H. -- Wrinch, Dorothy Maud -- Wu, Chien-Shiung -- Wu, Ying-Chu (Lin) Susan -- Yalow, Rosalyn Sussman -- Young, Anne Sewell -- Young, Roger Arliner -- Zoback, Mary Lou -- Women Nobel Prize Winners in the Sciences -- Scientists by Discipline -- Chronology
Summary In the U.S., women continue to be demonstrably underrepresented in the scientific professions, where the competitive playing field is still not equal. But there is no question that in the last 100 years, American women scientists have made significant advancements, contributing breakthroughs in everything from genetics to computers to household products while opening up the culture of the profession
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