Recruiting, Promoting, and Retaining Women Academics at Harvard: Lessons from the Literature by Michèle Lamont

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This document is meant to assist Harvard faculty in the hiring and promotion of women at Harvard. It reviews the social science literature on gender bias and other mechanisms that affect negatively the meritocratic process. Although written with the specific case of women in mind, many of the findings apply to members of other underrepresented groups. It includes a number of recommendations to search and promotion committees, and to departmental chairs. It also directs the reader to research articles.

Primary Source: Michele Lamont

Original Creator's Affiliation: This document was prepared for the Standing Committee for the Status of Women Faculty of Arts and S...

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