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Sharing the Work: What My Family and Career Taught Me about Breaking Through (and Holding the Door Open for Others)

Myra Strober

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034388
eISBN:
9780262332095
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034388.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Kicking in the Doorprovides an insider’s view of how sexism operates—what it’s like to live it, study it, and fight it. For not only was I the first woman ever to hold a tenure-track faculty position ... More


Academic Laboratories and the Reproduction of Proprietary Science: Modeling Organizational Rules through Autocatalytic Networks

Jeannette A. Colyvas and Spiro Maroulis

in The Emergence of Organizations and Markets

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148670
eISBN:
9781400845552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148670.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter extends previous work analyzing the origins of academic entrepreneurship at Stanford with an agent-based model that simulates the rise and spread of patenting by research faculty, ... More


Charles Villiers Stanford, by Some of His Pupils

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0067
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In Charles Villiers Stanford's music a sense of style, a sense of beauty, and the feeling of a great tradition are never absent. His music is in the best sense of the word Victorian, that is to say ... More


Spiritual Armories on the New Suburban Landscape

Jeanne Halgren Kilde

in When Church Became Theatre: The Transformation of Evangelical Architecture and Worship in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195143416
eISBN:
9780199834372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195143418.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

After the Civil War, population growth, industrialization, and urbanization significantly affected evangelical congregations. As many established congregations decided to move away from their ... More


The Wealth of Nations

Zoltan J. Acs

in Why Philanthropy Matters: How the Wealthy Give, and What It Means for Our Economic Well-Being

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148625
eISBN:
9781400846818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148625.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter examines wealth creation as a defining feature of capitalism. Since the beginning of the twentieth century, American research universities have increasingly moved to the forefront of ... More


The Stanford Subjects

Adrienne Lehrer

in Wine and Conversation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195307931
eISBN:
9780199867493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307931.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

Subjects in the Stanford group had not drunk or discussed wine with one another before the experiments. At some sessions subjects worked alone to describe (usually) three different wines of the same ... More


Victor Arnautoff and the Politics of Art

Robert W. Cherny

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040788
eISBN:
9780252099243
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040788.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

Victor Arnautoff, an artist, was born in 1896 in the Russian empire. After serving as a cavalry officer in WWI and then in the White Siberian army during the Russian Civil War, he became part of the ... More


“The joy of hard play”: Competitive Activities for College Women, 1920s–1950s

Martha H. Verbrugge

in Active Bodies: A History of Women’s Physical Education in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195168792
eISBN:
9780199949649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168792.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, American History: 19th Century

Chapter 5 presents a comprehensive and innovative analysis of extracurricular sports for undergraduate women between the 1920s and 1950s. Why did some colleges and universities approve high-level ... More


Research and Development

Barry M. Katz

in Make It New: The History of Silicon Valley Design

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029636
eISBN:
9780262330923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029636.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Design surely had a role in shaping the computer, but far more important was the role of the computer in shaping design. This chapter studies the involvement of designers at two labs that formed the ... More


Designing Designers

Barry M. Katz

in Make It New: The History of Silicon Valley Design

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029636
eISBN:
9780262330923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029636.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Having demonstrated the increasingly important role of design in the Silicon Valley “ecosystem of innovation,” we turn in this chapter to the academic institutions that have, over the last 60 years, ... More


An Interview with Donald Davidson

Donald Davidson

in Problems of Rationality

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780198237549
eISBN:
9780191601378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198237545.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The last chapter is an interview Ernest Lepore, Director of the Rutgers Center for Cognitive Science and a friend of the Davidson family, has conducted with the author in 1988. In this interview, the ... More


Forging New Doors, 1974–1981

Myra Strober and John Donahoe

in Sharing the Work: What My Family and Career Taught Me about Breaking Through (and Holding the Door Open for Others)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034388
eISBN:
9780262332095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034388.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The chapter opens with my becoming the founding director of the Center for Research on Women (CROW) and learning how to make it financially and programmatically viable. I receive considerable ... More


Contemplative Statesmanship: Augustus Saint-Gaudens's Standing Lincoln (1887), Chicago, Illinois

James A. Percoco

in Summers with Lincoln: Looking for the Man in the Monuments

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228959
eISBN:
9780823234981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228959.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Augustus Saint-Gaudens was obsessed with Abraham Lincoln in the autumn of 1883, when he hurried east to Chicago by train from Helena, Montana. As the wheels of the Pullman ... More


Composer

Malcolm Gillies, David Pear, and Mark Carroll

in Self-Portrait of Percy Grainger

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195305371
eISBN:
9780199863624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305371.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The goal of art and of music for Grainger is explained and his “Marching Song of Democracy” cited as an epitome of this. The importance of “whip-lust” to his compositional strength, and of his racial ... More


Synge, Music, and Edwardian Dublin

Harry White

in Synge and Edwardian Ireland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609888
eISBN:
9780191731778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609888.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Synge’s formative years as a writer (1893–1901) were spent abroad, but his earliest artistic impulses and training were expressed through music. The history of late Victorian and Edwardian music in ... More


Reflection: Isabella Kauakea Yau Yung Aiona Abbott

Puakea Nogelmeier

in I Ulu I Ke Kumu: The Hawaiinuiakea Monograph

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780984566600
eISBN:
9780824870324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780984566600.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter presents the reflections of Isabella Kauakea Yau Yung Aiona Abbott on her academic career. Isabella Abbott completed her doctorate in botany at the University of California at Berkeley ... More


Ninety Men and Me, 1972–1974

Myra Strober and John Donahoe

in Sharing the Work: What My Family and Career Taught Me about Breaking Through (and Holding the Door Open for Others)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034388
eISBN:
9780262332095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034388.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Stanford holds a press conference to herald my arrival at the Graduate School of Business (GSB). Now,not only does the GSB have a woman faculty member, but she studies women. The resulting media ... More


Reinvention, 1982–1989

Myra Strober and John Donahoe

in Sharing the Work: What My Family and Career Taught Me about Breaking Through (and Holding the Door Open for Others)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034388
eISBN:
9780262332095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034388.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The chapter begins with Sam telling me he wants to leave our marriage and my trying to understand the reasons for our divorce and cope with its overwhelming pain. I begin dating and meet someone new, ... More


The Student as Scholar

Ernest L. Boyer

in Rethinking Liberal Education

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195097726
eISBN:
9780197560860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195097726.003.0012
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

While I thought about this conference, my mind drifted back to fall 1956, when I became academic dean at one of the world's smallest higher learning institutions, a ... More


Conclusion

D M. Leeson

in The Black and Tans: British Police and Auxiliaries in the Irish War of Independence, 1920-1921

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199598991
eISBN:
9780191730597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199598991.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This chapter begins by providing a brief summary of the book’s answers to the questions posed in its introduction, and then goes on to show how the Irish case was far from unique. Social ... More


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