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Sexual Harassment in the Sciences

Thursday, October 18, 2018
4:00-5:30 PM
Rackham Ampitheater (4th Floor) Rackham Graduate School (Horace H.) Map
This panel will include discussion of a recent report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, titled "Sexual Harassment of Women: Climate, Culture, and Consequences in Academic Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine." The report identifies key findings on the causes and impacts of sexual harassment, and recommendations for institutional policies, strategies, and practices to address and prevent it.

The panel will offer broad discussion of use to any member of the university community or the public interested in sexual harassment in academia, and include ample time for a Q&A with the audience. A reception will follow.

Welcome by Chris Poulsen, Associate Dean for the Natural Sciences; Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering, U-M

PANELISTS:
- Elizabeth L. Hillman,* President of Mills College
- Kathryn Clancy,* Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Illinois
- Elizabeth Cole, Interim Dean, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, and Professor of Women's Studies, Psychology, and Afroamerican & African Studies, University of Michigan
- Timothy McKay, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, Professor of Physics, Astronomy, and Education, U-M

REPORT OVERVIEW & PANEL MODERATION:
- Lilia Cortina,* Associate Director of ADVANCE for the College of LSA; Professor of Psychology, Women’s Studies, and Management and Organizations, U-M
- Anna Kirkland,* Director of the Institute for Research on Women and Gender; Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Women’s Studies, U-M

*co-authors of the National Academies report
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Presented by IRWG and the Office of Research, with co-sponsorship from: ADVANCE, The Office for Health Equity and Inclusion, the College of Literature Sciences, and the Arts, and the College of Engineering

Questions or for accessibility information, please contact irwg@umich.edu or (734) 764-9537.
Building: Rackham Graduate School (Horace H.)
Event Type: Lecture / Discussion
Tags: Discussion, Diversity, Science
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Institute for Research on Women and Gender, The College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, Michigan Engineering, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Women's Studies Department, U-M Office of Research, Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, Program in Biology, Office for Health, Equity & Inclusion