Monday, April 20th 2015

Gaslighting STEM

Gaslighting Duo Ceci and Williams are at it again. They’ve published another piece saying there is nothing to worry about in STEM in terms of institutional climate that might be limiting women’s careers or progress. Rather than link to their own op-ed or not-exactly-hard-hitting pieces in mainstream media, I’ll point my readers to dissenting¬†perspectives offered by several smart colleagues:

The Myth About Women in Science? Bias in the study of gender inequality in STEM by Dr. Zuleyka Zevallos at Other Sociology

Be careful saying “The Myth About Women in Science” is solved by Dr. Marie-Claire Shanahan at Boundary Vision

“A Surprisingly Welcome Atmosphere” by Dr. Matthew R. Francis at Slate

#StillaProblem II: academic science is (still) sexist, Storify curated by Dr. Karen E. James



  1. The Myth About Women in Science? Bias in the Study of Gender Inequality in STEM | The Other Sociologist - Analysis of Difference... By Dr Zuleyka Zevallos said:

    […] Kate Clancy has started a collection of articles on this study as an example of Gaslighting, leading to the #GaslightingDuo on […]

  2. Recommended Reads #51 | Small Pond Science said:

    […] There was a disastrous mistake of a paper in PNAS that used a miserably designed experiment to claim that the gender problem in STEM hiring is fixed. The best detailed debunking of this story comes from sociologist Zuleyka Zevallos. A field guide to the other debunking responses is here. […]

  3. Rob said:

    Gender is a social construct!

  4. Pangaybat said:

    It’s a joy to find soneome who can think like that

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