They Call Me Doctor Berry Analysis

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In the article titled, “They call me Doctor Berry” written by Professor Carlotta Berry discusses authentic biographical dilemmas she faces which fortunately the majority in her profession do not. As a professor with a doctoral degree she “insist[s] on being [called] Dr. Berry”, yet does not always occur. As an African-American woman “there is already a presumption that [Dr. Berry] … is less qualified than [her] white male colleagues”. Considering “there were only 140 African – American women working as engineering professors — out of some 24,640 across the entire field” clear makes her a minority not to mention that Dr. Berry teaches “at a private school in a Midwestern town.” As a result, Dr. Berry is not regarded as highly of even though
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