Women in Physics: A collection of reprints in honor of Melba Newell Phillips
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
College Park, Maryland, United States, March 12, 2014—The American Association of Physics Teachers has announced the publication of "Women in Physics: A collection of reprints in honor of Melba Newell Phillips". The collection includes eighteen articles on women in physics, presented in four parts:
This volume fills a need for scholarship specifically focused on women in physics and comprehensive in scope, from practical recommendations and recent research to archival and historical analyses.
According to Dr. Kathy Prestridge, Chair of the Committee on the Status of Women in Physics, American Physical Society, “Women in Physics, edited by Jill Marshall, is an important collection of articles that physics educators, mentors, scientists, and those interested in the evolving role of women in science will want to read.”
Articles are reprinted from the American Journal of Physics, The Physics Teacher, Physics Today, and Physical Review Special Topics. Proceeds from the sales will support the endowment of the Melba Newell Phillips Medal. A complete Table of Contents listing is available at http://www.aapt.org/Store/images/TOC_Women-1.pdf
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