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Heather Metcalf

  • PhD
  • Director of Research and Analysis
  • The Association for Women in Science
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  • 39CitationsNumber of citations received by Heather's publications. Updated daily.

Research interests

StratificationIntersectional feminist researchSTEMEntrepreneurshipDiversity and inclusionDiscourse analysisDisciplinary valuesScience and technology policyUnconscious biasCritical TheoryCareer pathwaysAccessBroadening participation

Co-authors (7)

  • Sophie de Koning
  • Meredith Gibson
  • Gail Gasparich


Journal of Higher Education

Book Review Editor

2012 - 2013(a year)

Publications (5)

  • Ten years toward equity: Preliminary results from a follow-up case study of academic computing culture

    • Crenshaw T
    • Chambers E
    • Heeren C
    • et al.
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  • Recruitment, retention, and diversity discourse: Problematizing the problem of women and minorities in science and engineering

    • Metcalf H
  • Facilitating creativity in a digital world

    • Metcalf H
  • SCWID: A tool for supporting creative work in design

    • Cook, D.J., Metcalf, H.E., Bailey B
  • MinDART: A multi-robot search and retrieval system

    • Rybski, P.E., Larson, A.C., Metcalf, H.E., Skyllingstad, D., Veeraraghavan, H., Gini M

Professional experience

Director of Research and Analysis

The Association for Women in Science

April 2015 - Present

Education history

Ph.D. - Higher Education, Science and Technology Policy

University of Arizona

August 2007 - May 2011(4 years)

Master of Arts in Gender and Women's Studies

University of Arizona

August 2005 - May 2007(2 years)

Master of Science in Computer Science

Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

August 2003 - December 2005(2 years)

Bachelor's: Applied Mathematics and Computer Science

Clarion University of Pennsylvania

September 1999 - May 2003(4 years)