Tag Archives: gender

“Et tu, Brute?” or “Congratulations, you have an all male Reference list!”

The other day I got an email that contained a great implicit question.  My interlocutor wanted to assign my recently published Presidential Address to Peace Science (ungated proof here), but expressed reluctance to do so given the paucity of work … Continue reading

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Feminist Fail, Test Question Stylee

Two events during the past week have helped me recognize a lack of personal awareness of mine to a gendered pattern in my teaching and, worse, assessment.  One of the things about these “Aha!” moments is that the tendency is … Continue reading

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Boys Club. Again. Damnit!

I have organized 11 professional gatherings for Conflict Consortium (seven Triple C Dinners, two data Workshops, and two Virtual Workshops),  and four of them have ended up being “boys clubs”: events in which those present were almost exclusively male. At one … Continue reading

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A Student Comment on Gender, Bias, and the Socratic Method

A former undergraduate student of mine read my Poker Chips in the Classroom post and wrote to share her thoughts. This weekend I was in [city Q] visiting [prestigious law school X]… [and] while I was there over the weekend, I … Continue reading

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Why Won’t He Clean? Sharing Authority Might be Part of the Problem

The Atlantic, as always, weighed in on the Mommy Wars today, in the wake of the publication of Sheryl Sandberg’s book, Lean In.  It has a nice, crowd-sourced, hook: I asked a few ambitious, heterosexual working mothers I know to send … Continue reading

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Sexual Barter during the Holocaust

The other day over at the Duck Dan Nexon asked readers to point him in the direction of research that might assist him to form an opinion about legal prostitution.  I tried to leave a comment with links to a few … Continue reading

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