ADVANCE at WSU actively supports research efforts aimed at institutional transformation. Along with internal program evaluation research, ADVANCE at WSU supports Social Science Research Grants, including their evaluation and dissemination – new solicitation is up on our website.
Social Science Research Grants: The ADVANCE at WSU program periodically funds small grants to conduct social science projects aimed at generating publishable research on factors affecting the recruitment, retention, and advancement of women and historically underrepresented faculty in all disciplines. The overarching vision of ADVANCE at WSU is to develop an inclusive research institution whose faculty are supported by a system that promotes career-long excellence for all faculty. We recognize that to achieve this vision, we must address issues associated with things like career pipeline “leaks” (i.e., places where women and historically underrepresented faculty are lost from the institution), unsupportive climates, and implicit gender bias. Career transitions and points in the career pipeline where we face obstacles to recruiting, hiring, retaining, and advancing a diverse faculty represent priority areas.
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