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The Sexual Harassment Crisis in Academia

Newsweek: Sexual Harassment in Science Is Just Like Hollywood: Everyone Knows Who The Weinstein Is
http://www.newsweek.com/sexual-harassment-science-just-hollywood-everyone-knows-who-weinstein-684732

The Atlantic: When Scientists Are Sexually Harassed in the Field
https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2017/10/sexual-harassment-fieldwork-science/542559/

TIME: University Survey Highlights Role of ‘Verbal Coercion’ in Sexual Assault
http://time.com/3936005/university-michigan-sexual-misconduct-survey/

Forbes: We Cannot Turn Our Back On This Epidemic: Sexual Assault On College Campuses
https://www.forbes.com/sites/civicnation/2017/09/21/we-cannot-turn-our-back-on-this-epidemic-sexual-assault-on-colleges-campuses/#6109bf022987

The New York Times: Fight Against Sexual Assaults Holds Colleges to Account
https://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/04/us/fight-against-sex-crimes-holds-colleges-to-account.html?action=click&contentCollection=N.Y.%20%2F%20Region&module=RelatedCoverage&region=Marginalia&pgtype=article

Business Insider: Famous astronomy professor had a ‘playbook’ for picking up female students another professor claims
http://www.businessinsider.com/astronomy-professor-geoff-marcy-allegedly-had-playbook-for-picking-up-female-students-2015-10

Metro: BU investigates professor accused of sexually harassing students in Antarctica
https://www.metro.us/news/local-news/boston/bu-investigating-prof-sexual-harassment-antarctica

Mother Jones: America’s Top Public University Has a Major Sexual-Harassment Problem
http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2016/04/cal-berkeley-sexual-harassment-timeline/

The Daily Free Press: Department chair under investigation for sexual harassment
http://dailyfreepress.com/2017/10/12/department-chair-under-investigation-for-sexual-harassment/

Huffington Post: Boston College Confessions Post About Sexual Assaults Grabs Police Attention
https://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/10/02/boston-college-confessions-sexual-assaults_n_4032300.html

The Status Quo is Not Acceptable

The Chronicle of Higher Education: Sexual Harassment and Assault in Higher Ed: What’s Happened Since Weinstein
http://www.chronicle.com/article/Sexual-HarassmentAssault/241757 

The New York Times Magazine: Have We Learned Anything From the Columbia Rape Case?
https://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/29/magazine/have-we-learned-anything-from-the-columbia-rape-case.html

New York Times: After a Professor Is Cleared of Sexual Harassment, Critics Fear ‘Cultural Silence’ at Yale
https://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/09/nyregion/a-yale-professor-is-cleared-of-sexual-harassment-but-concerns-linger.html

Buzzfeed: “He Thinks He’s Untouchable”
https://www.buzzfeed.com/azeenghorayshi/michael-katze-investigation?utm_term=.dhaD0rW9r#.wq0OwLVML

The New York Times: Student Sues Columbia Over ‘Deliberate Indifference’ to Harassment Claims
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/02/nyregion/columbia-student-sexual-harassment-lawsuit.html

LA Times: UC Berkeley astronomer accused of sexually harassing students resigns
http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-uc-berkeley-astronomer-sexual-harassment-20151013-story.html

Huffington Post: Harvard Forced Sexual Assault Victim To Live By Abuser, Lawsuit Claims
https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/harvard-sexual-assault-lawsuit_us_56c3da31e4b0c3c55053232e

New York Times: Sexual Harassment Charges Roil Elite University Department
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/15/nyregion/rochester-university-sexual-harassment.html

Medium: Dear UW Administration: We’re hoping you’ll support us
https://medium.com/@carolyn.brotherton/dear-uw-administration-were-hoping-you-ll-support-us-c2569c308a5b

NY Daily News: Columbia student claims she was sexually assaulted twice inside her dorm room
http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/columbia-student-files-suit-raped-dorm-article-1.3004311

Boston Globe: BC graduate says school mishandled sex-assault case
https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2015/03/13/graduate-files-lawsuit-over-handling-sexual-assault-case/pIFlcySXmLGc42gRcUDg5K/story.html

NY Daily News: Geologist accused of sexually harassing two Boston University graduate students in Antarctica
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/prof-accused-sexually-harassing-grad-students-antarctica-article-1.3547160

Business Insider: University of Chicago professor says her alleged ‘sexual predator’ colleague never should have been hired
http://www.businessinsider.com/peggy-mason-comments-on-jason-lieb-sexual-misconduct-claims-2016-2

Reuters: Student sues Columbia University over response to reports of rape
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-new-york-columbia-lawsuit/student-sues-columbia-university-over-response-to-reports-of-rape-idUSKBN16S2E2

USA Today: ‘Joke’ rape confession rocks Boston College
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/10/03/bc-sexual-assault-confessions/2917835/

Science Mag: Disturbing allegations of sexual harassment in Antarctica leveled at noted scientist
http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/10/disturbing-allegations-sexual-harassment-antarctica-leveled-noted-scientist

Inside Higher Ed: ‘Zero Tolerance Mind-set’
https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2017/08/11/harassment-cases-could-institutions-be-cracking-down-even-big-name-faculty-members

The New York Times: Former Student Sues Harvard Over Handling of Sexual Crimes Complaints
https://www.nytimes.com/2016/02/20/us/harvard-sexual-crimes-complaints-alyssa-leader.html?action=click&contentCollection=U.S.&module=RelatedCoverage&region=Marginalia&pgtype=article

Chicago Tribune: U. of C. professor quits after university sexual misconduct investigation
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-university-of-chicago-professor-sexual-misconduct-met-20160203-story.html

NPR: Harvard Survey Highlights Attitudes About Campus Sexual Assault
http://www.npr.org/2016/12/19/506199985/harvard-survey-highlights-attitudes-about-campus-sexual-assault

Buzzfeed: Here’s How Geoff Marcy’s Sexual Harassment Went On For Decades
https://www.buzzfeed.com/azeenghorayshi/how-harassment-stays-secret?utm_term=.cyadJB46B#.omqN5LveL

Business Insider: University of Chicago professor says her alleged ‘sexual predator’ colleague never should have been hired
http://www.businessinsider.com/peggy-mason-comments-on-jason-lieb-sexual-misconduct-claims-2016-2

Academic Workers Are Organizing for Real Recourse

The Washington Post: Columbia student protesting campus rape carries mattress during graduation
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/grade-point/wp/2015/05/19/columbia-student-protesting-campus-rape-carries-mattress-during-commencement/?utm_term=.9d3487d36b00

The Harvard Crimson: A Call Against Complicity
http://www.thecrimson.com/article/2017/9/29/call-against-compliity/

Ms. Blog: Grad Students are Unionizing to Fight Campus Sexual Assault
http://msmagazine.com/blog/2017/06/21/grad-students-unionizing-fight-campus-sexual-assault/

Medium: Short-Term Appointments Make UC Postdocs Vulnerable to Sexual Harassment
https://medium.com/@UAW5810President/short-term-appointments-make-uc-postdocs-vulnerable-to-sexual-harassment-ccaeed532512

SLOG: Postdoctoral Researchers at the University of Washington Are Trying to Start a Union Because Their Lives Suck
http://www.thestranger.com/slog/2017/10/06/25456387/postdoctoral-researchers-at-the-university-of-washington-are-trying-to-start-a-union-because-their-lives-suck

Huffington Post: UC Must Make Good on Commitment to Fix Gender Equity Policies
https://www.huffingtonpost.com/neal-sweeney/post_12203_b_10418810.html

Sacramento Bee: UC must have zero tolerance for sexual harassment
http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/op-ed/soapbox/article68856292.html

Huffington Post: UC Must Prioritize Prevention and Protection in its Sexual Harassment Policy
https://medium.com/@carly.ebben/uc-must-prioritize-prevention-and-protection-in-its-sexual-harassment-policy-58a7ca2c6b69

Boston Globe: Graduate students push BU on sexual harassment complaints
https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2017/10/12/after-scandalous-antarctic-allegations-grad-students-push-school-more-about-sexual-harassment/SzK0BzzigE9PBT1rjTx8WN/story.html

Her Campus: Boston University Students Protest Against Sexual Harassment
https://www.hercampus.com/school/bu/boston-university-students-protest-against-sexual-harassment

The Quad: BU Students Rally Against Sexual Assault
http://buquad.com/2017/10/12/bu-students-rally-against-sexual-assault/

BU Today: Workers Union Rally Against Sexual Harassment
http://www.bu.edu/today/closeup/workers-union-rally-against-sexual-harassment/

The Daily Californian: Postdoctoral union hosts teach-ins on sexual harassment
http://www.dailycal.org/2016/04/27/postdoctoral-union-hosts-teach-ins-on-sexual-harassment/

Science Mag: A push for stronger sexual harassment policies at the University of California
http://www.sciencemag.org/careers/2016/03/push-stronger-sexual-harassment-policies-university-california

Nature: Scientists’ sexual-harassment case sparks protests at University of Rochester
https://www.nature.com/news/scientists-sexual-harassment-case-sparks-protests-at-university-of-rochester-1.22620

Inside Higher Ed: In wake of scandals, U of California strengthens faculty policies against sexual harassment and assault
https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2017/03/17/u-california-strengthens-faculty-policies-against-sexual-harassment-and-assault

Elite Daily: UConn Graduate Student Union Helps Handle Sexual Harassment
https://www.elitedaily.com/news/graduate-student-union-sexual-harrasment-help/1700232

Nature: Securing workplace rights for scientists in the age of Trump
http://blogs.nature.com/naturejobs/2017/04/05/securing-workplace-rights-for-scientists-in-the-age-of-trump/

NBC Connecticut: 2 Yale Students Expelled Over Sexual Assault Allegations
https://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local/2-Yale-Students-Expelled-Over-Sexual-Assault-Allegations-271158981.html

Inside Higher Ed: U. of Connecticut to pay $1.3 million to settle sexual assault lawsuit
https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2014/07/21/u-connecticut-pay-13-million-settle-sexual-assault-lawsuit

Hartford Courant: UConn Expelled Seven Students On Sexual Assault Charges in 2014
http://www.courant.com/news/connecticut/hc-uconn-sex-assault-stats-1002-20151001-story.html

Medium: Pregnancy Discrimination in Science (and Why We Need Unions)
https://medium.com/@uwpostdocsunited_88554/pregnancy-discrimination-in-science-and-why-we-need-unions-a2dc726e619c