Normative Orientations of University Faculty and Doctoral Students

Melissa S. Anderson

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Abstract

Data from two national surveys of 4,000 faculty and doctoral students in chemistry, civil engineering, microbiology and sociology indicate that both faculty and students subscribe strongly to traditional norms but are more likely to see alternative counternorms enacted in their departments. They also show significant effects of departmental climate on normative orientations and suggest that many researchers express some degree of ambivalence about traditional norms.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)443-461
Number of pages19
JournalScience and Engineering Ethics
Volume6
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2000

Keywords

  • Countemorms
  • Faculty
  • Graduate education
  • Norms of academic research
  • Research ethics

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