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What Clinton’s campaign reveals about women and power

Jeremy Adam Smith, Editor, Greater Good Magazine | February 24, 2016

There are many ways to measure the power difference between men and women. In social science, power is the ability to influence another person’s behavior. Exercising power can be brutal, as when men target women for sexual harassment and violence — which has had the cumulative effect of influencing what women wear, how they walk, who … Continue reading »

What do letters of recommendation reveal about gender bias?

Amie Gordon, former grad student, psychology | September 18, 2012

Over the past month I have been putting together materials to apply for professorships. Much like applying to college or graduate school, applying to jobs means updating your curriculum vitae, putting together statements summarizing your research and teaching experience, and gathering letters of recommendation to send out to hiring schools, all in time for a … Continue reading »