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An important part of motherhood is having a network of support. For women in university faculty, this is especially important but also especially challenging due to the nature of their work and the general circumstances of working in a field dominated by men. Through firsthand accounts of mothers in faculty positions at the University of Dayton, this paper explores the experiences of mothers and the importance of establishing a support network in raising a family and succeeding in their careers. Through these experiences, opportunities to improve the circumstances for mothers in a university faculty setting and to provide them support can be examined.

Publication Date

4-18-2012

Project Designation

Independent Research

Primary Advisor

Rebecca S. Whisnant

Primary Advisor's Department

Women and Gender Studies Program

Keywords

Stander Symposium poster

Support Networks for Mothers in University Faculty

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