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Many years ago when I had a shiny new Ph.D. and three kids under the age of six, I became a half-time lecturer in the Psychology Department of the University of Michigan. It was the largest psychology department in the country at the time, but there was only one woman on the faculty who held a regular appointment as a professor.[6] All the other women on the faculty had nonregular positions, such as lecturers.

With ambitions to become a professor, I went to the chairman of the department and asked him how the faculty were evaluated. “You'll be graded on three things,” he said, “teaching, community or professional service, and research and publications.” “Which is most important?” I asked. “They're all equal,” he said.


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