In school, girls in general outperform boys in math-related fields. But even when girls have a relatively higher ability in math, they more often choose other education trajectories. My study from puts a piece to the puzzle on why girls don’t seem to aim for the science and technology fields in their education and work careers.
Maaike van der Vleuten, PhD, started in October 2019 as a postdoctoral fellow at the Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI) at Stockholm University as part of the GENPARENT project. She obtained her PhD at the department of Sociology at Utrecht University and continued as an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Radboud University at the department of Sociology. Both in which she was part of the Interuniversity Center for Social Science Theory and Methodology.