This article presents a study on the publication patterns of male and female faculty members in the communication administration in the U.S. Male faculty published more than female faculty in multiple ways. Specifically, men were more frequently sole authors that women, and men were more often in the first and second position in cases of joint authorship. while no sex difference were found overall for frequency of co-authored articles, there were male-only than female-only co-authored publications. The implications of these findings, in terms of sex-based differences in publication patterns, are considerable. Research has become increasingly important in promotion and tenure decisions.
Nadler, L. B., & Nadler, M. K. (2001). Publication patterns of male and female faculty members in the communication discipline. Journal of the Association for Communication Administration, 30(3), 118–127.