News Coverage & Blogs

Student Evaluations of Teaching

Bunge, N. (2018). Students evaluating teachers doesn’t just hurt teachers. it hurts students. The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Falkoff, M. (2018). Why we must stop relying on student ratings of teaching. The Chronicle of Higher Education. 

Flaherty, C. (2016). Bias against female instructors. Inside Higher Ed.

Mitchell, K. (2018). Student evaluations can’t be used to assess professors. They’re discriminatory. Slate.

Rodriguez, J. (2019). The weaponization of student evaluations of teaching: Bullying and the undermining of academic freedom. AAUP, 10.

Savonick, D., & Davidson, C. N. (2017). Gender bias in academe: An annotated bibliography of important recent studies. LSE Impact Blog.

Schmidt, B. Gendered language in teacher reviews. Gender and Teacher Reviews.

Supiano, B. (2019). Sociologists caution colleges not to over-rely on student evaluations of teaching. The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Kamanetz, Anya. (2016). Why female professors get lower ratings. NPR


Interpreting Student Evaluations of Teaching

Whitaker, M. (2019). How to make the best of bad course evaluations. The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Linse, A. (2017). Interpreting and using student ratings data: Guidance for faculty serving as administrators and on evaluation committees. Studies in Educational Evaluation.


Alternatives to Student Evaluations of Teaching

Doerer, K. (2019). Colleges are getting smarter about student evaluations. Here’s how. The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Flaherty, C. (2018). Teaching eval shake-up. Inside Higher Ed.

Supiano, B. (2018). A university overhauled its course evaluation to get better feedback. Here’s what changed. The Chronicle of Higher Education.


Sexism and Power in the Academy

The awakening: Women and power in the academy. (2018). The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Coil, A. (2017). Why men don’t believe the data on gender bias in science. Wired.

Flaherty, C. (2018). "Dancing backwards in high heels". Inside Higher Ed.

Flaherty, C. (2019). (More) bias in science hiring. Inside Higher Ed.

Vettese, T. (2019). Sexism in the academy. N+1.


Sexual Harassment 

Mitchell, K. M. W. (2017). It’s a dangerous business, being a female professor. The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Witze, A. (2019). Sexual harassment is pervasive in US physics programmes. Nature. 



Chavez-Garcia, M. (2019). Strategies for negotiating power and privilege in academia. Latinx Talk. 

DiPietro, M. (2017). Outliers in the academy: Exploring the relationship between student evaluations and faculty diversity. Kennesaw State University Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.

Flaherty, C. (2016). More faculty diversity, not on tenure track. Inside Higher Ed, Retrieved from 

Langin, K. (2019). Racial and gender biases plague postdoc hiring. Science.

Pittman, C. T. (2017). 3 teaching tips for marginalized faculty members. Inside Higher Ed.

Rucks-Ahidiana, Z. (2019). The inequities of the tenure-track system. Inside Higher Ed.

Yancy, G. (2018). The ugly truth of being a black professor in america. The Chronicle of Higher Education.


Reappointment, Promotion, and Tenure

Chenoweth, E., Fortna, P., Mitchell, S., Savun, B., Weeks, J., & Cunningham, K. (2016). How to get tenure (if you’re a woman). Foreign Policy.

Whitaker, M. (2019). 10 things no one told me about applying for tenure. The Chronicle of Higher Education.


Strategies for Change and Career Development

Churchill, M. (2019). The strategic yes vs. saying no to everything. Inside Higher Ed.

Flaherty, C. (2019). New paths to full professor. Inside Higher Ed.

Gooblar, D. (2018). 4 ideas for avoiding faculty burnout. The Chronicle of Higher Education. 

Jaeger, A. J., Culpepper, D., Misra, J. & O'Meara, K. (2019). Needed: Allies for equitable faculty workloads. Inside Higher Ed.

Masterson, K. (2018). Want to keep your talented professors? sponsor their professional development. The Chronicle of Higher Education.


Salary, Wage Gap, and Equal Pay

Bunch, J. (2019). Equal pay for equal work act becomes law in Colorado. Colorado Springs Gazette.

Chronicle Data. The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Voosen, P. (2016). The subtle ways gender gaps persist in science. The Chronicle of Higher Education.