Kelly Ward and Lisa Wolf-Wendel
Rutgers University Press, 2012
Kelly Ward, a Washington State University professor and co-author of Academic Motherhood, contends that a “don’t ask, don’t tell” culture still prevails in academia when it comes to pregnancy.
Sometimes that keeps women from reaching their professional potential and getting the personal support they need.
“Department chairs fear saying the wrong thing, so they say nothing,” says Ward. “The pregnant woman ends up not understanding medical … » More …