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As I was saying…

Posted on 17 October 2017 by Anne Harrington

Men interrupting women is a common, some would even say universal, phenomenon. In their article, “Gender in Engineering Departments: Are there gender differences in interruptions of Academic job talks?” the authors link it to “the persistent under-representation of women faculty in academic engineering departments” by investigating how often job talk candidates get stopped and questioned.
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Gender bias in teaching evaluations

Posted on 24 June 2017 by Anne Harrington

Here’s a nice list of references documenting the finding that teaching evaluations reflect significant gender bias: Boring, A., Ottoboni, K., & Stark, P.B. (2016, January 7). Student evaluations of teaching (mostly) do not measure teaching effectiveness. ScienceOpen Research. Uttl, B., White, C.A., & Gonzalez, D.W. (2017, September). Meta-analysis of faculty’s teaching effectiveness: Student evaluation of
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Attitudes to gender equality explain more than gender difference

Posted on 8 June 2017 by Anne Harrington

Recent findings on gender and foreign policy from Elin Bjarnegård and Erik Melander: “The analyses clearly demonstrate that gender is, indeed, important for understanding patterns of hostile attitudes, but that instead of focusing on differences between men and women, the explanatory value rather lies in the differences in attitudes to gender equality.” Sources: Bjarnegård, E. and Melander, E.
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