July/August 2007 | Monitor on Psychology | Vol. 38 No. 7
COVER: The New Women Leaders
Profiles of women leaders
Meet the women who are college presidents, provosts, foundation presidents, institute directors and Air Force generals.
Matters to a degree: Women and money
Ten years after graduation, women earn only 69 percent of men's salaries, have less authority than men and make fewer hiring and termination decisions.
Discussion group bolsters women leaders
Five women started meeting as a group in October to work on leadership skills as they transitioned from being interns to early-career professionals.
APA's women presidents
APA has had 11 female presidents in its 115-year history.
The labyrinth to leadership
Women, more than men, must traverse a maze of challenges to be successful leaders, research says.
- Good moods make some superstition-prone
- Psychologist speaks on NASA's 'fiscal crisis'
- Capitol Hill briefing tackles ways to aid an aging America
- Pitcher aggression may link to geography, game events
- APA book wins independent publishing honor
- APA hosts student mental health and law roundtable
- High school students win behavioral science scholarships
- Motor abnormalities may predict later psychosis
Exploring the advantages and the challenges of obtaining clinical consultations on listservs deepens our understanding of ethics and the Internet.
Political attacks on research are as prevalent as ever, but APA and other organizations provide a strong defense.
Industrial/organizational psychologists help the New Orleans business community rebuild.
This year's congressional fellows consider such issues as children's and veterans' mental health, HIV/AIDS and education.
Teachers share strategies for reducing new-class anxiety.
Two West Virginia University sport psychology students start a program working as team consultants.
Seasoned pros offer advice for finding funds.
APA recognizes three graduate programs fulfilling unmet needs.
President, Spelman College
Vice president for student affairs, University of Memphis
Dean, Gordon F. Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies, Adelphi University
Executive vice chancellor and provost, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Provost and vice president for academic affairs, Central State University
Professor of psychology and women's studies, University of Wisconsin–Madison
Chair and professor, department of psychology, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Deputy director, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences
President, Foundation for Child Development
Executive coach, Executive Development Group
Managing partner and senior vice president of Valtera, a human capital consulting firm
U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Homeland Security Advisory Council
Air Force Brigadier General and Air Force Academy Dean of the Faculty
Deputy chief consultant, Office of Mental Health Services, Department of Veterans Affairs Central Office
Deputy director, NIH's National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Director, Berger Institute for Work, Family, and Children, Claremont McKenna College; 2004 APA president
Private practitioner; 1996 APA president
Owner, ABCS Psychology Resources; practitioner; 2001 APA president