Thursday, October 26, 2023

Women in the American Scientific Affiliation

Janel M. Curry, Executive Director of the American Scientific Affiliation (ASA)

Dorothy F. Chappel

Roles of women in STEM fields, including social and natural sciences, have changed significantly since WWII. Studying the inclusion of women in the American Scientific Affiliation (ASA) provides a distinctive gender-based case study related to Christian mission and the evangelical Christian community. Analysis of fifty years of newsletters, leadership statistics, and membership numbers illuminates the story of women over time. The history of women in the ASA parallels the larger advancement of women, while also illuminating unique challenges within the evangelical Christian context.

Read "Women in the American Scientific Affiliation: Past, Present, and Future" by Janel M. Curry and Dorothy F. Chappel

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