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I was on the job market this year. I was told (more than once) by our placement director that if I got a job that would show that “the department should admit more female grad students.” Nothing was said of my abilities or accomplishments.

Ah, the sisterhood

Posted: September 3, 2011 by Jender in it's your fault, sexual harassment

I am one of two women in our department. The other woman is tenured; I am not. In a conversation about our personal experiences with sexist behavior in our profession, I was told that my extroverted behavior and how I dress were probably reasons why male philosophers come on to me at philosophy conferences.