NIU Women's Studies Library Resource List

Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM):

Alic, Margaret. Hypatia’s Heritage: A History of Women in Science from Antiquity through the Nineteenth Century. Boston: Beacon, 1986.

Brizendine, Louann. The Female Brain. New York, NY: Broadway Books, 2006.

Fennema, Elizabeth and Gilah C. Ledger. Mathematics and Gender. New York: Teacher College Press, 1990.

Flannery, Sarah. In Code: A Mathematical Journey. Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2001.

Gornick, Vivian. Women in Science: Portraits from a World in Transition. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, Inc., 1983.

Jacobus, Mary, Evelyn Fox Keller and Sally Shuttleworth, eds. Body/Politics: Women and the Discourses of Science. New York, NY: Routledge, 1990.

Keller, Evelyn Fox. Reflections on Gender and Science. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1985.

La Zarus, Barbara B., Lisa M. Ritter and Susan A. Ambrose. The Women’s Guide to Navigating the PH.D. in Engineering and Science. New York, NY: IEEE Press, 2001.

Lopate, Carol. Women in Medicine. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins Press, 1968.

Murray, Margaret A.M. Women Becoming Mathematicians: Creating a Professional Identity in Post-World War II America. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2000.

National Science Foundation. New Formulas for America's Workforce 2: Girls in Science and Engineering (with CD). Washington, D.C.: National Science Foundation, 2007.

Ogilvie, Marilyn Bailey. Women in Science: Antiquity through the Nineteenth Century. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1986.

Perl, Teri. Women and Numbers: Lives of Women Mathematicians, plus Discovery Activities. San Carlos, CA: Wide World Publishing, 1993.

Pierce, Patricia. Jurassic Mary: Mary Anning and the Primeval Monsters. Stroud, England: Sutton Publishing, 2006.

Rose, Gillian. Feminism and Geography: The Limits of Geographical Knowledge. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 1993.

Rosser, Sue V. Female Friendly Science: Applying Women’s Studies Methods and Theories to Attract Students. New York, NY: Pergamon Press, 1990.

Russett, Cynthia Eagle. Sexual Science: A Victorian Construction of Womanhood. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1989.

Stage, Sarah. Female Complaints: Lydia Pinkham and the Business of Women’s Medicine. New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 1979.

Vare, Ethlie and Greg Ptacek. Mothers of Invention: From the Bra, To the Bomb, Forgotten Women and Their Unforgettable Ideas. New York, NY: William Morrow, 1987.

Walsh, Mary Roth. Doctors Wanted- No Women Need Apply: Sexual Barriers in the Medical Profession, 1835-1975. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1977.