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?”

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”

Graduate Student Patricia Jaimes Wins Leadership Award

The Geocognition Research Lab is at it again! Graduate student Patricia Jaimes has been awarded the COGS Disciplinary Leadership Award. Paty’s award was given in honor of her work with the MSU Chapter of the Society for the Advancement of Chicano/Hispanic and Native American Students in Science (SACNAS) and the MSU Upward Bound program. WellContinue reading “Graduate Student Patricia Jaimes Wins Leadership Award”

Why Sexual Misconduct in Academia Needs to Be Made Public

I have spent two-plus years documenting sexual harassment and misconduct in academia. Many universities go to great lengths to ensure that these cases are downplayed – while I have uncovered 614 cases of faculty/administrator sexual misconduct, undoubtedly there are many more cases that remain hidden from public view. In addition, in many of these cases:Continue reading “Why Sexual Misconduct in Academia Needs to Be Made Public”

Slogging Through 600 Cases of Academic Sexual Misconduct

Slogging Through 600 Cases of Academic Sexual Misconduct Julie Libarkin (2/18/18) I wrote the piece thinking that Chronicle of Higher Education or other venue would publish it. I decided to post to my blog instead. In early 2016, another case of professor sexual misconduct made national headlines. This case was especially egregious as the perpetratorContinue reading “Slogging Through 600 Cases of Academic Sexual Misconduct”

How (and When) to Write the Background Section of a Manuscript

The related posts: How to Review a Manuscript, How to Write a Manuscript, How (and When) to Write the Background Section of a Manuscript. The background of a paper may have different names depending on your field. It might be called the introduction, or the literature review, or the theoretical framework. Certainly, you should beContinue reading “How (and When) to Write the Background Section of a Manuscript”

How to Write a Manuscript

The related posts: How to Review a Manuscript, How to Write a Manuscript, How (and When) to Write the Background Section of a Manuscript. My personal opinion is that writing – especially technical writing – hinges on planning. Set very specific goals. Here is what I would do for an empirical paper; this can beContinue reading “How to Write a Manuscript”

How to Review a Manuscript

The related posts: How to Review a Manuscript, How to Write a Manuscript, How (and When) to Write the Background Section of a Manuscript. Reviewing a manuscript for a professional journal can seem like an overwhelming task, and can be time-consuming. I use this technique to help me dig into a paper quickly. Read theContinue reading “How to Review a Manuscript”