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Kelsey Museum Policies

Kelsey Museum Statement on Sexual Harassment 

The Kelsey Museum of Archaeology is committed to creating and
sustaining an environment for learning, research, and collaboration that is
free from sexual harassment, in or outside the museum. We affirm that we have a
responsibility to pay attention to all reported or observed instances of sexual
misconduct and unwelcome sexualization, including those that may not be in
violation of law or University policy. The negative effect of such conduct on
the workplace environment, particularly for those identifying with the gender
targeted by the behavior and/or where inequities of power are involved, is not
determined only by that behavior’s legality.

To that end, we commit ourselves to listen to, to document, and to
respond to complaints that may come from students, staff, curators, faculty,
visiting scholars, and museum visitors about sexual misconduct and unwelcome
instances of verbal or non-verbal behavior that is sexualizing in nature. This
includes but is not limited to unwanted sexual attention; sexual “jokes” or
general sexual observations about bodies; sexual advances, whether verbal or
physical; demeaning comments or other behavior based on sex or gender identity;
or the circulation of written or visual material that demeans or denigrates an
individual or group.

With this statement we are making ourselves — as a community and
as individuals — responsible for taking action about reported behavior or
behavior that we observe that occurs within the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
and the programs it sponsors: in our galleries and public rooms, offices and
professional spaces, whether on campus or elsewhere, in our research and field
projects, and at our events.