Research to Publication: Materials to Guide the Manuscript-Writing Process

I am teaching a new course this semester (Fall 2018) called Research to Publication. Hopefully, the students in the course will all write a manuscript by the end of the semester and submit it to either their co-authors or a journal! Stay tuned…I have promised a party if the course works… I would like toContinue reading “Research to Publication: Materials to Guide the Manuscript-Writing Process”

The Academic Sexual Misconduct and Violations of Relationship Policies Database

6/7/19: Thanks to the amazing team at METALMARK WEB & DATA (https://metalmarkweb.com/), a new searchable online database is now available:¬† https://academic-sexual-misconduct-database.org. Updated 9/15/18 to be crystal clear that I include violations of relationship policies within the database. Over two years ago, I started tracking academic sexual misconduct and violations of relationship policies. I started theContinue reading “The Academic Sexual Misconduct and Violations of Relationship Policies Database”

Sexual Harassment in 2018? Still Going Strong…

I thought it would be useful to put into context all of the cases of faculty/staff sexual harassment that are currently undergoing investigation or legal cases at US academic institutions. As always, these are only the cases that have somehow found their way into the media. Big shout out to student papers for bringing severalContinue reading “Sexual Harassment in 2018? Still Going Strong…”

A REMINDER: SEXUAL MISCONDUCT IN ACADEMIA IS NOT “UNUSUAL”

I have been quietly documenting sexual harassment cases in academia for over two years. In that time, I have created a database containing over 650 confirmed cases, plus over 80 cases undergoing investigation, in courts, or with hidden outcomes. Sexual misconduct in academia is the norm, not the other way around. Want to learn aboutContinue reading “A REMINDER: SEXUAL MISCONDUCT IN ACADEMIA IS NOT “UNUSUAL””

Sexual Harassment and The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine

It took me two hours (time I should have spent working on a grant proposal…), but I unearthed FIVE (5) confirmed sexual misconduct and ONE (1) ongoing investigation of sexual misconduct perpetrated by members of the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine. (1) 2015: Geoff Marcy, Berkeley. RESIGNED, NOW EMERITUS FACULTY. http://www.buzzfeed.com/azeenghorayshi/famous-astronomer-allegedly-sexually-harassed-students¬† *Member ofContinue reading “Sexual Harassment and The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine”

Fixing Sexual Misconduct Investigations of Faculty, Staff, and Other Non-Students at Michigan State

Several months ago, I wrote memo to higher-ups at MSU detailing my experiences with the Title IX investigation process and the institutional response once a finding was made against the man who was found to have physically harassed me. Responses were mostly positive and affirmed my sense that some of the systemic issues with MSU’sContinue reading “Fixing Sexual Misconduct Investigations of Faculty, Staff, and Other Non-Students at Michigan State”

Lots of university administrators commit sexual harassment and assault…Even Title IX staff…

Complete as of March 16, 2018. For the most up-to-date list of cases and to see additional cases across institutions and disciplines, visit NOT A FLUKE. It has been two years since I began compiling cases of academic sexual misconduct perpetrated by faculty, staff, and administrators. This seems like a good time to post aboutContinue reading “Lots of university administrators commit sexual harassment and assault…Even Title IX staff…”

Deans and Associate Deans often decide sexual misconduct policies and cases, but they can commit sexual harassment and assault, too…

Complete as of March 16, 2018. For the most up-to-date list of cases and to see additional cases across institutions and disciplines, visit NOT A FLUKE. It has been two years since I began compiling cases of academic sexual misconduct perpetrated by faculty, staff, and administrators. This seems like a good time to post aboutContinue reading “Deans and Associate Deans often decide sexual misconduct policies and cases, but they can commit sexual harassment and assault, too…”

What? Vice Provosts and Presidents and Chancellors commit sexual harassment?

Complete as of March 16, 2018. For the most up-to-date list of cases and to see additional cases across institutions and disciplines, visit NOT A FLUKE. It has been two years since I began compiling cases of academic sexual misconduct perpetrated by faculty, staff, and administrators. This seems like a good time to post aboutContinue reading “What? Vice Provosts and Presidents and Chancellors commit sexual harassment?”