Articles and Books


Gumbs, Alexis Pauline., Martens, China, Williams, Mai’a, editors.  Revolutionary Mothering: Love on the Front Lines. PM Press, 2016.

Journal Articles

Alon, T., Doepke, M., Olmstead-Rumsey, J., & Tertilt, M. (2020). The impact of COVID-19 on gender equality. The National Bureau of Economic Research. 1-39.

Andrew, A., Cattan, S., Costa Dias, M., Farquharson, C., Kraftman, L., Krutikova, S., Phimister, A., Sevilla, A. (2020). How are mothers and fathers balancing work and family under lockdown? The Institute for Fiscal Studies.

Hardy, Elle. “Here’s why COVID-19 threatens to set back women in STEM.” Create, 23 Jun. 2020.

Johnston, E., Barnett, A., Bhaskaran, M., Broadfoot, L…Toner, M. (2020). The impact of COVID-19 on women in the STEM workforce. Australian Academy of Science.

Malisch, J.L., Harris, B.N., Sherrer, S.M., Lewis, K.A., Shepherd, SL,…Deitloff, J. (2020). Opinion: In the wake of COVID-19, academia needs new solutions to ensure gender equity. PNAS, (27), 15378-81.

Menardi, E. & Frank Fox, M. (2020). “Reflections on Advancement of Faculty: Issues and Solutions.” Georgia Tech ADVANCE Program.

Muller, J. E. & Nathan, D. G. (2020). “Challenges for the Female Academic During the COVID-19 Pandemic.” The Lancet, 1968-70.

Pinho-Gomes, A.C., Peters, S., Thompson, K., Hockham, C., Ripullone, K., Woodward, M., Carcel, C. (2020). Where are the women? Gender inequalities in COVID-19 research authorship. BMJ Global Health, 5.

Viglione, G. (2020). Are women publishing less during the pandemic? Here’s what the data say. Nature, 581, 365-6.

Magazine Articles

Is COVID-19 widening the gender gap in academic medicine?Science Daily, 9 Jul. 2020.

500 Women Scientists. “Scientist Mothers Face Extra Challenges in the Face of COVID-19.” Scientific American, 7 May 2020.

Baker, Kelly J. “Contingency and Gender.” The Chronicle of Higher Education, 24 Apr. 2015.

Bray, Sarah. “Ensuring the pandemic doesn’t negatively impact women in STEM, especially those of color (opinion).” Inside Higher Ed, 13 May 2020.

Cohen, Patricia; Hsu, Tiffany. “Pandemic Could Scare a Generation of Working Mothers.” New York Times, 3 Jun. 2020.

Dorking, Marie Claire. “New statistics reveal just how hard the coronavirus pandemic has hit working parents.”  Yahoo Life, 28 Jul. 2020.

Ferrara, Enrica Maria. “The ‘baby penalty’ was not born with the coronavirus.” Times Higher Education, 9 Aug. 2020.

Flaherty, Colleen. “Babar in the Room.” Inside Higher Ed, 11 Aug. 2020.

Flaherty, Colleen. “No Room of One’s Own:  Early Journal Submission Data Suggest COVID-19 Is Tanking Women’s Research Productivity,Inside Higher Ed, 21 Apr. 2020.

Goodwin, Stephanie A. and Mitchneck, Beth. “STEM Equity and Inclusion (Un)Interrupted?Inside Higher Ed, 13 May, 2020.

Hutchinson, Yolande. “Pandemic Risks Wiping Out Hard-won Gains by Women in STEM.”, 22 May 2020.

Kantrowitz, Rachel. “Childcare and COVID-19: What parents are facing and what employers can do about it.” Medium, 20 Aug 20.

Kim, Joshua. “ How COVID-19 Will Change Academic Parenting.” Inside Higher Ed, 1 Oct 2020.

Kramer, Jillian. “Women in Science May Suffer Lasting Career Damage from COVID-19.” Scientific American, 12 Aug. 2020.

Lim, XiaoZhi.  “Do we know enough about the safety of quat disinfectants?Chemical & Engineering News, 1 Aug. 2020.

Mangan, Katherine. “Fall’s Looming Child-Care Crisis.” The Chronicle of Higher Education, 3 Aug. 2020.

Mickey, Ethel L.; Clark, Dessie; and Misra, Joya.”Measures to Support Faculty During COVID-19.Inside Higher Ed, 4 Sept. 2020.

Moodley, Keymanthri and Gouws, Amanda. “How Women in Academia Are Feeling the Brunt of COVID-19.” The Conversation, 7 Aug. 2020.

Pandemic lockdown holding back female academics, data show.” Times Higher Education. (login required to access article)

Powers, Lindsay. “You want parents to teach kids amid the coronavirus pandemic this fall? Pay us.” Yahoo Life, 11 Aug. 2020.

Yourkavitch, Jennifer; Chetwynd, Ellen; Hall Smith, Paige. “Recommendations and Considerations for the Use and Cleaning of Lactation Rooms During the COVID-19 Pandemic.” Department of Public Health Education at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro, 23 Aug 2020.

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