- 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
Critics are up in arms about the World Cup gender gap. The prize money for women is far less than for men. Commentators attribute the gap to sexism and structural inequities. Could they be right?
Recently, some students have conducted protests against speech they find objectionable. The Factual Feminist takes a look at this recent wave of protests, and posits that the First Amendment is being replaced by a woman’s right not to be made uncomfortable.
Atena Farghadani is a 28 year old Iranian artist who was just sentenced to 12 years in prison for the crime of posting a feminist cartoon on Facebook and is a genuine victim of a repressive patriarchal society—yet you will hear little or nothing about her from the American women’s movement.
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.