Interesting that earlier this month there was a discussion on twitter about a study from researchers at Cornell University that found preference to hire women for tenure-track positions 2:1 on STEM track.http://www.pnas.org/content/112/17/5360.abstract. Really?
The take home message from this article is that there is NO SEXISM in academia, and all we have been listening and discussing for so long is just in our minds. You can read more about the repercussions of this article in the storify by Karen James and under #GaslightingDuo or #StillaProblem
Then a few days ago, Boom! A super sexist peer-review suggests a female author to seek male co-authors to “Improve” it.
Reviewer’s conclusion: we should get a man’s name on MS to improve it (male colleagues had already read it) (2/4) pic.twitter.com/fhiyzNG0R8
— Fiona Ingleby (@FionaIngleby) April 29, 2015