Prof receives social sciences grant to study gender barriers in the profession

Prof. Elizabeth Croft of the Department of Mechanical Engineering has received funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) to study why few women reach senior management in engineering firms. Along with an interdisciplinary team with expertise in women in engineering, organizational policy, social psychology and human resources, she will investigate engendering engineering success with $193,732 of SSHRC funding over three years. For more information, click here.