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?”

Provosts and Chancellors commit sexual harassment 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 “Provosts and Chancellors commit sexual harassment too…”

Did you know at least 29 college presidents have been found in violation of sexual misconduct or harassment policies?

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 “Did you know at least 29 college presidents have been found in violation of sexual misconduct or harassment policies?”

SEXUAL MISCONDUCT IN ACADEMIC DEPARTMENTS

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 “SEXUAL MISCONDUCT IN ACADEMIC DEPARTMENTS”

Recurring Damage from Sexual Assault and Harassment

I work at Michigan State University, have seen how the Title IX reporting process works from the inside, and have watched the Larry Nassar case unfold from close up. I am not sure most people understand how traumatic simply reading or watching the news can be for those of us who have experienced sexual assaultContinue reading “Recurring Damage from Sexual Assault and Harassment”