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Beyond Bias and Barriers: Fulfilling the Potential of Women in Academic Science and Engineering
ment of Science, the American Society for Mechanical Engineers, and of the Association of Women in Science; and was awarded the NSF Director’s Award for Distinguished Teaching Scholars in 2004.
LOTTE BAILYN is a professor of management (in the Organization Studies Group) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Sloan School of Management and Co-director of the MIT Workplace Center. In her work, she has set out the hypothesis that by challenging the assumptions in which current work practices are embedded, it is possible to meet the goals of both business productivity and employees’ family and community concerns and to do so in ways that are equitable for men and women. Her most recent book—Beyond Work-Family Balance: Advancing Gender Equityand Workplace Performance (Jossey Bass, 2002) with Rhona Rapoport, Joyce K. Fletcher, and Bettye H. Pruitt—chronicles a decade of experience working with organizations that supports this hypothesis while showing how difficult it is to challenge workplace assumptions. She serves on the National Academies Committee on Women in Science and Engineering.
ROBERT J. BIRGENEAU became the ninth chancellor of UCB on September 22, 2004. An internationally distinguished physicist, he is a leader in higher education and is well known for his commitment to diversity and equity in the academic community. Before coming to UCB, he served 4 years as president of the University of Toronto. He previously was dean of the School of Science at MIT, where he spent 25 years on the faculty. He is a foreign associate of the National Academy of Sciences, has received many awards for teaching and research, and is one of the most cited physicists in the world for his work on the fundamental properties of materials. A Toronto native, Dr. Birgeneau received his BSc in mathematics from the University of Toronto in 1963 and his PhD in physics from Yale University in 1966. He served on the Yale faculty for 1 year, spent 1 year at Oxford University, and was a member of the technical staff at Bell Laboratories from 1968 to 1975. He joined the MIT physics faculty in 1975 and was named chair of the Physics Department in 1988 and dean of science in 1991. At UCB, Dr. Birgeneau holds a faculty appointment in the Department of Physics in addition to serving as chancellor.
ANA MARI CAUCE is the executive vice provost and Earl R. Carlson Professor of Psychology at the University of Washington. She graduated from Yale University, earning a PhD in psychology in 1984. She began teaching at the University of Washington in 1986 in the Department of Psychology. She also has a joint appointment in the Department of American Ethnic Studies and an adjunct appointment in women’s studies, and served as chair of the Department of Psychology. Since she began her