Session 169:
Gender in Higher Education

Saturday, April 17
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Cumberland D
Exhibition Level

Chair: Kia Sorensen, University of Wisconsin at Madison
Discussant: Thomas A. DiPrete, Columbia University

  1. The Female Advantage in College Academic Achievements and Horizontal Sex SegregationSigal Alon, Tel Aviv University; Dafna Gelbgiser, Cornell University

  2. Fewer Diplomas for Men: The Influence of College Experiences on the Gender Gap in College GraduationStephanie Ewert, University of Washington

  3. Peer Effects and Gender in the College ClassroomKristin Jones, Hartwick College; Carlena Cochi Ficano, Hartwick College

  4. Early Childhood Education: A Promising Context for Promoting Low-Income Mothers’ Postsecondary SuccessP. Lindsay Chase-Lansdale, Northwestern University; Teresa Eckrich Sommer, Northwestern University

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