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Title Sisters in science : conversations with black women scientists about race, gender, and their passion for science / [interviews by] Diann Jordan.
Published West Lafayette, Ind. : Purdue University Press, c2006 (2007 printing)
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Description xv, 240 p. : ill., ports. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-240) and index.
Contents Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction : Timeline : Black women in science, mathematics, and engineering -- Hattie Carwell : civil rights for all -- Yvonne Young Clark : still going strong -- Anna J. Coble : to the beat of her own drum -- Freddie M. Dixon : one of our own -- Elvira Doman : a class act -- Georgia Dunston : it's in my genes -- Evelyn Boyd Granville : destined to greater heights -- Shirley Ann Jackson : the sky is the limit -- Lynda M. Jordan : an unlikely scientist -- Shelia McClure : a woman's place -- Etheleen McGinnis-Hill : it's a good thing -- Jennie R. Patrick : rebel with a cause -- Jann Patrice Primus : her voice lives on -- Dolores Cooper Shockley : it's a family affair -- Rubye Torrey : just call me a scientist -- Geraldine W. Twitty : still on the battlefield -- LaVern Whisenton-Davidson : a passion for mosquito research -- Epilogue : Continuing to tell the story -- References and recommended reading.
Local Note Bonita J. Campbell; Endowment; 2012.
Subject African American women scientists -- Biography.
Scientists, Black -- Biography.
Women scientists -- Biography.
Related Names Jordan, Diann, 1958-
Alternate Title Conversations with black women scientists about race, gender, and their passion for science
Collection Title Bonita J. Campbell Endowment for Women in Science and Engineering.
ISBN 9781557534453 (pbk.)
1557534454 (pbk.)
9781557533869 (hbk. : alk. paper)
1557533865 (hbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC number 137292168