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Sheila Tobias

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PROFESSIONAL ROLES

  • Researcher 

BIO

Trained in history, literature and politics at Harvard-Radcliffe, Columbia, faculty member and adminstrator, author or co-author 12 books on math and science teaching and learning, feminism, women's studies.. Since 1997, consultant to Sloan Foundation on PSM program.Board member, Association for Women in Science 2007-2010 

EXPERTISE

Science teaching and learning; de-professionalization of secondary science teachers; math anxiety and avoidance; women and science; women and mathematics; feminism history and policy. 

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Especially relevant to the PSM "Rethinking Science as a Career" (1995) and most recent (June 2009) Science News article, "Professional Science Master's is 21st century MBA." Most recent book, "Science Teaching as a Profession. Why it isn't. How it could be" - (NSTA Press, March 2010