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Mar 14, 2018
Study says students rate male instructors more highly than women even when they're teaching identical courses.

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March 14, 2018

Study says students rate male instructors more highly than women even when they're teaching identical courses.

January 24, 2018

U of Rochester Faculty Senate considers a motion to censure T. Florian Jaeger, even though the university cleared him of sexual harassment.

January 19, 2018

New study says economics textbooks underrepresent women in both real-life and imagined examples -- and that fixing that could help attract more women to the field.

January 12, 2018

President resigns; report says accused professor was unprofessional and inappropriate but didn't break the law or university rules; many students and faculty members remain angry. Accused professor responds.

January 11, 2018

A professor shares her experience of harassment and sees support as well as backlash, enabled in part by a controversial anonymous online forum for political scientists.

January 10, 2018

Study finds female professors experience more work demands and special favor requests, particularly from academically "entitled" students.

December 19, 2017

Study finds that men speak twice as often as women do at colloquiums, a difference that can't be explained away by rank, speaker pool composition or women's interest in giving talks.

August 21, 2017

New paper illustrates the brutal and sexist comments faced by women in economics, and likely other fields as well.

July 6, 2017

New paper explains effort to fight gender bias in political science, and, perhaps, in other disciplines as well.

May 1, 2017

New research suggests limited role for gender in predicting whether new Ph.D.s will get tenure-track jobs, but notable differences on pay and other issues, favoring men.

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