Prof Dr Mary Frank Fox

"The GenPORT Consortium advances the international agenda for gender equity in science, technology, and innovation!"


Mary Frank Fox is ADVANCE Professor, School of Public Policy, Georgia Institute of Technology. Her research focuses on women and men in academic and scientific occupations and organizations, with implications for science and technology policy. Dr. Fox's research is published in over 60 different scholarly and scientific journals, books, and collections.


Dr. Fox is a Member (and twice Chair) of the Advisory Board of the National Center for Women and Information Technology; prior Council Member (twice elected) of the Section on Science, Knowledge, and Technology, American Sociological Association; Editorial Board Member of the journal, Social Studies of Science; and Chair of the Section on Social, Economic, and Political Sciences of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). In 2015, she received an award as "Section Star" from the Science, Knowledge, and Technology Section of the American Sociological Association.  In 2016, she received the Gender Equity Award at Georgia Tech, and in 2017, the Ivan Allen College Distinguished Research Award and the Faculty Member of the Year Award. In 2018, she was inducted as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.