Table of Contents
1: Annotated Primary References
2: General Background on Mentoring
3: Mentoring Guides & Resources
4: Video Materials
1: Annotated Primary References
Association for Women in Science, 1993. Mentoring Means Future Scientists. Washington, D.C.: Association for Women in Science.
-- A report by the Association for Women in Science on the outcome and findings of the Association’s three-year Mentoring Project for undergraduate and graduate students. Available for purchase from the Association web site: www.awis.org.
Audi R, 1994. On the Ethics of Teaching and the Ideals of Learning. Academe, September-October: 27-36.
-- A discussion of the strengths and weaknesses of different teaching models and styles. Outlines ideals and describes responsibilities of professors and students to one another.
Flynn JP (ed.), 1997. The Role of the Preceptor: A Guide for Nurse Educators and Clinicians. New York: Springer Publishing Company, Inc.
-- Appropriately described by the publisher as "A practical ‘how to’ guide for nursing faculty and administrators who want to set up preceptor programs, guide student clinical experiences, or help orient novice practitioners to the practice setting."
Fort C, Bird SJ, Didion, CJ (eds.), 1993. A Hand Up: Women Mentoring Women in Science. Washington, D.C.: Association for Women in Science.
-- A collection of essays and interviews of female scientists describing their experiences and providing advice and resources for women pursuing careers in science.
Kanigel R, 1986. Apprentice to Genius: The Making of a Scientific Dynasty. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press.
-- Tells the story of a multigenerational chain of master-apprentice relationships among the famous biomedical scientists Bernard Brodie, Julius Axelrod, Solomon Snyder, and Candace Pert.
National Academy of Science (NAS), 1997. Advisor, Teacher, Role Model, Friend: On Being a Mentor to Students in Science and Engineering. Washington, D.C.: NAS.
-- Provides guidance for good mentoring, including a description of the various aspects of mentoring, examples of possible challenges, and recommendations.
National Institutes of Health, Office of the Director, June 2002. A Guide to Training and Mentoring in the Intramural Research Program at NIH.
-- A resource for scientists and trainees at NIH’s Intramural Research Program, emphasizing the importance of mentoring and describing the major components of mentoring in research, including: providing technical training in all aspects of scientific investigation, modeling responsible and effective behavior, and assisting in career planning.
Noe R, 1988. An Investigation of the Determinants of Successful Assigned Mentoring Relationships. Personnel Psychology 41: 457-479.
-- This study is a first attempt to look at contributing factors in successful assigned mentoring relationships. The study confirms that mentoring serves both career and psychosocial functions and shows preliminary findings.
Roberts GC, Sprague RL, 1995. To Compete or to Educate? Mentoring and the Research Climate. Professional Ethics Report Vol. VIII, No. 4.
-- Authors argue that research climates that are highly competitive are more likely to have poor mentoring and be detrimental to graduate students. Available on the web from the archives of the AAAS Scientific Freedom, Responsibility and Law Program, at: http://www.aaas.org/spp/sfrl/per/archives.htm.
Weil V, Arzbaecher R, 1997. Relationships in Laboratories and Research Communities. In Elliot D, Stern J (eds.), Research Ethics: A Reader. Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, pp. 69-90.
-- Authors discuss problems that arise in the management of research groups. They assert that conscientious leadership and open and democratic policies are important, given the challenges posed by the absence of consistent, explicit standards, the pervasive competition for funding, and the inherent power imbalance in research settings.
2: General Background on Mentoring
- Anderson MS, Oju EC, Falkner TMR, 2001. Help from Faculty: Findings from the Acadia Institute Graduate Education Study. Science and Engineering Ethics, Vol. 7, No. 4: 487-504.
- Banoub-Baddour S, Gien LT, 1991. Student-Faculty Joint-Authorship: Mentorship in Publication. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research 23: 5-14.
- Barker K, 2002. At the Helm: A Laboratory Navigator. Cold Spring Harbor, NY: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press.
- Bird SJ, 2001. Mentors, Advisors and Supervisors: Their Role in Teaching Responsible Research Conduct. Science and Engineering Ethics, Vol. 7, No. 4: 455-468.
- Braxton JM, Baird LL, 2001. Preparation for Professional Self-Regulation. Science and Engineering Ethics, Vol. 7, No. 4: 593-610.
- Broome TH, 2001. Of Snow and Smith - Commentary on "Notes on a Pilgrimage to Science: A Fly on the Wall." Science and Engineering Ethics, Vol. 7, No. 4: 635-638.
- Brown S, Kalichman MW, 1998. Effects of Training in the Responsible Conduct of Research: A Survey of Graduate Students in Experimental Science. Science and Engineering Ethics 4: 487-498.
- Chubin DE, 2001. Re-Drawing the Line-A Commentary on "Preparation for Professional Self-Regulation." Science and Engineering Ethics, Vol. 7, No. 4: 611-4.
- Cole JR, Barber EG, Graubard SR (eds.), 1994. The Research University in a Time of Discontent. Baltimore, MD, and London: The John Hopkins University Press.
- Committee on Women Faculty at MIT, 1999. A Study on the Status of Women Faculty in Science at MIT. The MIT Faculty Newsletter, Vol. XI, No. 4, Special Edition, March.
- Eastwood S, Derish P, Leash E, Ordway S, 1996. Ethical Issues in Biomedical Research: Perceptions and Practices of Postdoctoral Research Fellows Responding to a Survey. Science and Engineering Ethics 2: 89-114.
- Eisen A, 2002. The Absent Professor: Why We Don’t Teach Research Ethics and What to Do About It. The American Journal of Bioethics, Vol. 2, No. 4: 38-49.
- Faden RR, Kass NE, Klag MJ, Krag SS, 2002. On the Importance of Research Ethics and Mentoring. The American Journal of Bioethics, Vol. 2, No. 4: 50-51.
- Fagenson EA, 1989. The Mentor Advantage: Perceived Career/Job Experiences of Proteges Versus Non-Proteges. Journal of Organizational Behavior, Vol. 10, 309-320.
- Fischer BA, Zigmond MJ, 2001. Promoting Responsible Conduct in Research Through "Survival Skills" Workshops: Some Mentoring Is Best Done in a Crowd. Science and Engineering Ethics, Vol. 7, No. 4: 563-588.
- Fox, Mary Frank. Gender, Environmental Milieu, and Productivity in Science. In Zuckerman H, Cole J, Bruer JT (eds.), The Outer Circle, pp. 188-204. New York: W.W. Norton & Company.
- Frugoli JA, 2001. Commentary on "Mentors, Advisors and Supervisors: Their Role in Teaching Responsible Research Conduct:" It Really Does Take a Village. Science and Engineering Ethics, Vol. 7, No. 4: 469-470.
- Gardenier J, 2001. Commentary on "Mentoring and the Impact of the Research Climate." Science and Engineering Ethics, Vol. 7, No. 4: 538-540.
- Gardner H, Csikszentmihalyi M, Damon W, 2001. Good Work: When Excellence and Ethics Meet. New York: Basic Books.
- Goodman B, July 20, 1998. Cornell Professor-Student Dispute Draws Attention to Broader Issues. The Scientist 12 (15): 1.
- Gunsalus CK, 2001. How Many Degrees of Separation? Preparation, Proximity and Professionalism Commentary on "Help from Faculty: Findings from the Acadia Institute Graduate Education Study." Science and Engineering Ethics, Vol. 7, No. 4: 505-506.
- Gunsalus CK, 1998. How to Blow the Whistle and Still Have a Career Afterwards. Science and Engineering Ethics, Vol. 4, No. 1: 51-64.
- Harvard Medical School, 1995. The Importance of Good Mentoring Is Recognized at Harvard Medical School. Mentations, Vol. 1, Fall 1995. http://www.hms.harvard.edu/dcp/mentations/fall_95/import.htm
- Heiberger MM, Vick JM (eds.), 1996. The Academic Job Search Handbook (2nd ed.). Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press.
- Hollander R, 2001. Mentoring and Ethical Beliefs in Graduate Education and Science Commentary on "Influences on the Ethical Beliefs of Graduate Students Concerning Research." Science and Engineering Ethics, Vol. 7, No. 4: 521-524.
- Institute of Medicine, 1989. The Responsible Conduct of Research in the Health Sciences. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press.
- Kern S, 2002. Fellowship Goals for PhDs and MDs: A Primer on the Molecular Biology Postdoctoral Experience. Cancer Biology and Therapy 1: 74-5.
- McGrayne SB, 2001. Nobel Prize Women in Science: Their Lives, Struggles, and Momentous Discoveries. Washington, D.C.: Joseph Henry Press.
- Motta MM, 2002. Mentoring the Mentors: The Yoda Factor in Promoting Scientific Integrity. The American Journal of Bioethics, Vol. 2, No. 4: 1-2.
- Mullen EJ, Noe RA, 1999. The Mentoring Information Exchange: When Do Mentors Seek Information from Their Proteges? Journal of Organizational Behavior, 20: 233-242.
- Nadis S, 1998. Suicide Highlights Graduate Student Woes. Nature 395: 826.
- Noe RA, 1988. Women and Mentoring: A Review and Research Agenda. Academy of Management Review, Vol. 13, No. 1: 65-78.
- Offenbach SI, 2001. Survival Is Not All There Is to Worry About - Commentary on "Promoting Responsible Conduct in Research Through ‘Survival Skills’ Workshops." Science and Engineering Ethics, Vol. 7, No. 4: 589-592.
- Panel on Scientific Responsibility and the Conduct of Research, 1992. Responsible Science: Ensuring the Integrity of the Research Process. Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press.
- Rimer S, 2003. Finding That Today’s Students Are Bright, Eager and Willing to Cheat. The New York Times, Wednesday, July 2: B8
- Roberts GC, Kavussanu M, Sprague RL, 2001. Mentoring and the Impact of the Research Climate. Science and Engineering Ethics, Vol. 7, No. 4: 525-537.
- Satterwhite RC, Satterwhite WM, Enarson CE, 2000. An Ethical Paradox: The Effect of Unethical Conduct on Medical Students’ Values. Journal of Medical Ethics, December: 462-465.
- Scandura TA, 1992. Mentorship and Career Mobility: An Empirical Investigation. Journal of Organizational Behavior, Vol. 13: 169-174.
- Shamoo AE, Resnik DB, 2003. Responsible Conduct of Research. New York: Oxford University Press.
- Shenk D, 1999. Money + Science = Ethics Problems on Campus. The Nation, March 22.
- Silen W, 1998. In Search of the Complete Mentor. Harvard Medical School’s
- Sprague RL, Daw J, Roberts GC, 2001. Influences on the Ethical Beliefs of Graduate Students Concerning Research. Science and Engineering Ethics, Vol. 7, No. 4: 507-520.
- Steneck NH, 2002. Institutional and Individual Responsibilities for Integrity in Research. The American Journal of Bioethics, Vol. 2, No. 4: 51-53.
- Straus E, 1998. Nobel Laureate Rosalyn Yalow: Her Life and Work in Medicine. Cambridge, MA: Perseus Books.
- Swazey JP, Anderson MS, 1998. Mentors, Advisors, and Role Models in Graduate and Professional Education. In Rubin ER, ed., Mission Management. Washington, D.C.: Association of Academic Health Centers.
- Swazey JP, 2001. Graduate Students and Mentors: The Need for Divine Intervention Commentary on "Mentoring: Some Ethical Considerations." Science and Engineering Ethics, Vol. 7, No. 4: 483-486.
- Waxman M, 1992. Mentoring, Role Modeling, and the Career Development of Junior Science Faculty: A Look at the Yale University School of Medicine Experience. Journal of College Science Training, Vol. XXII, No. 2: 124-127.
- Waxman M, 1988. Women in Medicine and the Medical Sciences: Problems, Progress, and Prospects. Connecticut Medicine, Vol. 52, No. 12: 717-720.
- Weil V, 2001. Mentoring: Some Ethical Considerations. Science and Engineering Ethics, Vol. 7, No. 4: 471-482.
- Whitebeck C, 2001. Group Mentoring to Foster the Responsible Conduct of Research. Science and Engineering Ethics, Vol. 7, No. 4: 541-558.
- Wolpe PR, 2002. Teaching Ethics to Basic Scientists: Suggestions for Greater Curricular Clarity. The American Journal of Bioethics, Vol. 2, No. 4: 62-63.
- Woolf P, 2001. Trustworthy Research: Commentary on "Group Mentoring to Foster the Responsible Conduct of Research." Science and Engineering Ethics, Vol. 7, No. 4: 559-562.
- Yalow R, 1977. Rosalyn Yalow-Autobiography. Le Prix Nobel. Stockholm, Sweden: Nobel Foundation.
- Zuckerman H, Cole J, Bruer J (eds.), 1991. The Outer Circle: Women in the Scientific Community. New York: W.W. Norton & Company.
- Zuckerman H, 1977. Scientific Elite: Nobel Laureates in the United States. New York: Free Press.
3: Mentoring Guides & Resources
- Association for Women in Science: A Resource - Mentoring.
- Csikszentmihalyi M, Damon W, Gardner H, 2003. The GoodWork® Project.
Cambridge, MA: Presidents and Fellows of Harvard College.
- Golde CM, Dore TM, 2001. At Cross Purposes: What the Experiences of
Doctoral Students Reveal About Doctoral Education. Philadelphia, PA: A report prepared for the Pew Charitable Trusts.
- Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies, University of Michigan, 2002. How to Get the Mentoring You Want: A Guide for Graduate Students at a Diverse University. Ann Arbor, MI: The Regents of the University of Michigan.
- Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies, University of Michigan, 2002. How to Mentor Graduate Students: A Guide for Faculty in a Diverse University. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan.
- King MF, 2003. On the Right Track: A Manual for Research Mentors. Washington, D.C.: Council of Graduate Schools.
- MentorNet: The E-Mentoring Network for Women in Engineering and Science.
- National Academy of Science (NAS), 1996. Careers in Science and Engineering: A Student Planning Guide to Grad School and Beyond. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press.
- National Academy of Science (NAS), 1997. Advisor, Teacher, Role Model, Friend: On Being a Mentor to Students in Science and Engineering. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press.
- National Academy of Science (NAS), 2000. Enhancing the Postdoctoral Experience for Scientists and Engineers: A Guide for Postdoctoral Scholars, Advisors, Institutions, Funding Organizations, and Disciplinary Societies. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press.
- National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME).
- National Institutes of Health. Wish-Net: Women in Science and Healthcare Network.
- National Institutes of Health Office of the Director, June 2002. A Guide to Training and Mentoring in the Intramural Research Program at NIH.
- Reis RM, 1997. Tomorrow’s Professor: Preparing for Academic Careers in Science and Engineering. New York: IEEE Press.
- Robbins-Roth C, ed., 1998. Alternative Career in Science: Leaving the Ivory Tower. San Diego, CA: Academic Press.
- Science Next Wave, the career development resource for scientists. http://nextwave.sciencemag.org/
(search: mentoring, or mentoring resources)
- Society of Women Engineers.
- Stanford Learning Lab. Tomorrow’s Professor Listserv.
- The E-Mentoring Network for Women in Engineering and Science.
- The Chronicle of Higher Education. Career Network Advice Columns.
- The Scientist. Archives: Profession.
- Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, 1997. Faculty Mentoring Guide.
4: Video Materials
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