Category Archives: bias

Saying Something

I said nothing to my students this week about the election outcome. I just had no idea what to say. I was (and am) a strong supporter of Hillary Clinton. I know that many of my students and colleagues were … Continue reading

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Writing Better Recommendations

So much of our daily to-do lists seem to be tasks for which we have little-to-no training, few direct guidelines, and practically no oversight (at least until mid-tenure review). I’ve just sent off several letters of recommendation for students hoping … Continue reading

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Collaboration, Bias, and Tenure

I was pretty bummed to read this New York Times article about the prospects for women seeking tenure in Economics. In case you don’t have time to read it all right now: in recent study, Economist Heather Sarsons found that … Continue reading

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