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Gender Disparity in STEM

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April 2020

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This Honors Capstone critically examined the student-professor relationship to gain a deeper understanding of its impact on female-identifying student career trajectory in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields. This project combined interview research along with literature review to evaluate the student-professor relationships in the STEM departments at James Madison University. The findings of this research were used to develop an interactive website tool for STEM educators to utilize in making their classroom and lab spaces more gender inclusive.

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Gender Disparity in STEM

This Honors Capstone critically examined the student-professor relationship to gain a deeper understanding of its impact on female-identifying student career trajectory in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields. This project combined interview research along with literature review to evaluate the student-professor relationships in the STEM departments at James Madison University. The findings of this research were used to develop an interactive website tool for STEM educators to utilize in making their classroom and lab spaces more gender inclusive.