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Faculty Women's Forum Related Resources

Stanford Resources of Particular Interest for Women Faculty

Faculty Development Website Provides information about faculty recruitment, resources for new and early career faculty; dual career assistance, etc.

Faculty Handbook Contains policies concerning the organization and composition of the faculty, and policies, procedures, and forms for appointments and promotions, faculty sabbaticals and leaves, etc.


Stanford Academic Centers and Programs

Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research

Stanford Center for Women's Health and Sex Differences in Medicine (WHSDM)

Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program

Center for Comparative Studies of Race and Ethnicity

McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society

Stanford Offices

Center for Teaching and Learning
Faculty Affairs Office

Faculty Development

Faculty/Staff Housing Office

Help Center - provides professional, confidential short-term counseling  

Ombuds Offices


School of Medicine

Women’s Community Center

Sexual Harassment Policy Office

Office of Sexual Assault and Relationship Abuse Education & Response (SARA)

Stanford Work/Life Office

U.S. Centers, Resources, & Reports

Report: “Beyond Bias and Barriers: Fulfilling the Potential of Women in Academic Science and Engineering” – a 2007 National Research Council publication

Report: “To Recruit and Advance: Women Students and Faculty in U.S. Science and Engineering” - a 2006 Report of the National Research Council

Association for Women in Science – a professional society for women in science and their advocates

Institute for Women's Policy Research – a “think tank” focusing primarily on U.S. women’s issues

National Council for Research in Women - a network of 120 leading research, policy and advocacy centers

National Science Foundation ADVANCE Program – A 2009 brochure describing NSF-funded programs designed to advance women faculty in science and engineering fields on multiple university campuses

American Council on Education Leadership Programs – a U.S. higher education advocacy organization which offers leadership networks and development

University Women  Website  
Developed c. 2005, this archival website provides links to policies, reports, and resources regarding women faculty at Stanford and other institutions.

2013 Reports of Research and Trends of Interest to Women Faculty

Women Faculty and Strategies for Retirement (Women in Higher Education, September 2013)

Academic Women, Promotion, and Self Promotion - A study reported in The Economist, September 2013, documenting women's lesser likelihood of self-citation in published research (Daniel Maliniak, Ryan Powers and Barbara F. Walter, "The Gender Citation Gap," in International Relations. International Organization, available on CJO 2013 doi:10.1017/S0020818312000209).