Senior author Heidi Hardt, an associate professor of political science at the University of California, Irvine, in a statement also said that when women "don't appear much in syllabi or reading lists, students may receive the incorrect signal that women do not belong in academia. Implicit signals can add up -- affecting the leaky pipeline, where women are leaving academia at higher rates than men."

For the full story, please visit https://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2019/09/06/poli-sci-reading-lists-favor-male-authors.

 

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