Wakeup call: Pervasiveness of sexual harassment and its effect on female physics students

Monday, April 22, 2019 - 10:30 in Psychology & Sociology

A survey of 471 undergraduate women who attended the 2017 American Physical Society's Conferences for Undergraduate Women in Physics (CUWiP) revealed that sexual harassment in physics is insidious and experienced at a significantly higher rate than is generally acknowledged. Nearly three-quarters of respondents had experienced sexual harassment in their physics programs in the last two years.

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