Faculty

Should Universities Ban Single-Gender Discussion Panels?

Courtesy of Melissa Michelson

Melissa Michelson, a professor of political science at Menlo College, helped found the website Women Also Know Stuff, which aims to put more female experts on scholarly panels.
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One source of controversy at some academic conferences is the tendency for discussion panels to be composed largely of white men. In recent years, there’s been a heightened awareness among scholars of the importance of both gender and racial...

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