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A Perspective Of Female Faculty In Hospitality Higher Education, Clarissa Mason May 2020

A Perspective Of Female Faculty In Hospitality Higher Education, Clarissa Mason

Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Bullying and related incivility have become critical social issues influencing not only individual lives but also society at large; yet, extensive research on bullying only began about four decades ago (Randall, 2001; Sanders, 2004). Bullying can happen to children, but it can also impact adults more often than one would think. The 2014 WBI U.S. Workplace Bullying Survey, conducted by the Workplace Bullying Institute , found that “, one-quarter of adult Americans (27%) said they directly experienced abusive conduct at work” (Namie, Christensen, & Phillips, 2014, p.4), and over one third of adults are aware of incidents of workplace bullying. One of the many places that workplace bullying can occur is in higher education, and more specifically to women. The number of U. S. female professors has risen steadily in recent years, female professors are still subject to different student expectations and treatment (El-Alayli, 2017). In academia, female professors are hindered by stereotype-driven gender expectations held by students, creating extra burdens beyond what their male peers must endure (Basow 1998; Sprague and Massoni 2005).

Some of the difficulties that female professors endure are authority in the classroom, “Momism ...


Disparity In The Superintendency, Ava J. Munoz, Shirley J. Mills, Anita Pankake, Sandra Whaley Sep 2014

Disparity In The Superintendency, Ava J. Munoz, Shirley J. Mills, Anita Pankake, Sandra Whaley

Organization and School Leadership Faculty Publications and Presentations

This paper examines the career aspirations of female and male central office administrators and their reasons for or against pursuing a superintendency, in the Texas, K-12 public school arena. Information unique to seeking and attaining superintendencies by these central office administrators will be presented, to assist with illuminating gender specific commonalities and differences, between all of the superintendent aspirants, involved in the study. This study provides insight, as to why gender disparity persists in the office of the superintendency, despite the availability of similarly, talented female and male central office administrators who aspire to gain the position of superintendent.