Catherine Hill, Ph.D.

Catherine Hill, Ph.D.

Catherine Hill is former vice president for research at AAUW and is an author of many publications, including Barriers and Bias: The Status of Women in Leadership, Solving the Equation: Women in Engineering and Computing, and Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Catherine’s work has been cited in many media outlets, including the New York Times, the Washington Post, NPR, and Time magazine. Previously, Catherine was a study director at the Institute for Women’s Policy Research and an assistant professor at the University of Virginia. She has a bachelor’s and master’s degree from Cornell University and a doctorate in policy development from Rutgers University.
 

Work by Catherine Hill, Ph.D.

Crossing the Line: Sexual Harassment at School Executive Summary

Crossing the Line presents the most comprehensive research to date on sexual harassment in grades 7-12. Read more »

Resource   |   October 01, 2011

PowerPoint Presentation: Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (Long)

This hour-long PowerPoint presentation makes it easy to present the findings from AAUW’s 2010 research report, Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Read more »

Resource   |   March 21, 2010

Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Executive Summary

The summary describes research findings that point to environmental and social barriers — such as stereotypes, gender bias, and the climate of science and engineering departments in colleges and universities — that continue to block women’s participation and progress in STEM. Read more »

Resource   |   March 21, 2010

PowerPoint Presentation: Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (Short)

This 25-minute PowerPoint presentation makes it easy to present the findings from AAUW’s 2010 research report, Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Read more »

Resource   |   March 21, 2010
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Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

Want more on women in STEM? Read our 2015 research report on women in these fields: Solving the Equation: The Variables for Women’s Success in Computing and Engineering. Stereotype Threat […] Read more »

Research   |   Education   |   March 21, 2010

The Facts on Pay Equity

AAUW’s 2007 Behind the Pay Gap report has been referenced by a few writers recently, especially now that Sen. Barack Obama has begun talking more about the wage disparity between […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   3 Comments   |   July 11, 2008

Programming Guide: Where the Girls Are: The Facts About Gender Equity in Education

The guide gives suggestions for group activities, community outreach, and other activism to raise awareness of gender equity in education. Read more »

Resource   |   May 20, 2008

Where the Girls Are: The Facts About Gender Equity in Education

Where the Girls Are: The Facts About Gender Equity in Education presents a comprehensive look at the educational achievement of girls during the past 35 years, paying special attention to […] Read more »

Research   |   Education   |   May 20, 2008

Behind the Pay Gap

Using nationally representative data, Behind the Pay Gap (2007) looks at what men and women are paid one year and ten years after college graduation. Read more »

Resource   |   June 06, 2007

Behind the Pay Gap: Executive Summary

The executive summary of Behind the Pay Gap gives an overview of the findings of the widely-cited 2007 AAUW report. Read more »

Resource   |   June 06, 2007