- Associate Professor, 1986-99; Assistant Professor, 1980-86, Clark University
- Visiting Lecturer, University of Pittsburgh, Semester at Sea, 1987-88
- Instructor, University of Massachusetts Boston, 1978-80
Recent years has seen the rise of so-called ‘trigger warnings’ and are now featured not just in blogs – where they were originally seen – but in newspapers and classrooms as well. It seems, however, that they also create hostile environments for critical thinking and free expression.
In an effort to try and decrease the gap between girls and boys’ knowledge in STEM subjects, a Los Angeles school district board recently accepted the creation of an all-girls school. Here, the pros and cons of single-sex schools are discussed.
How do we solve the wage gap issue in America? Panelists discuss how hiring tactics could be improved to help achieve equal pay.
What exactly are trigger warnings and are they something we should welcome? AEI Scholar Christina Hoff Sommers gives you the facts.
Are women good, and men bad? How many times have you heard that women are wiser, kinder, more efficient, and just all around superior human beings? A never ending succession of books and news stories suggests they are.
Today we need other qualities: empathy, social intuition, emotional intelligence. Here it appears that women excel. Some say men are just passe. Is this true?
If you are a criminal defendant, it is far better to be a woman than a man. For the same crime, and with a similar criminal history, men in the US are imprisoned much more frequently and for much longer sentences.
A major humanitarian group has just come out with a lesson plan for high school students on sexism in video games. It is full of propaganda, vilifies gaming and gamers, and is likely to discourage young women from playing.
Recent sexual assault-debates make it seem like a rape culture dominates college campuses around the country. However, is it possible that this is rather the effect of mob “justice” and an unjustified moral panic?
In this year’s Super Bowl, there were far fewer ads catering to the male gaze, and many promoting women’s causes. However, Sports Illustrated published its swimsuit issue just days after. Are gender scholars right to be offended.