Sexual harassment is pervasive both in philosophy and in other fields of academia (as well as in the broader world). It is vital to take action against it, and here we collect some resources to help departments in doing so.
See also the Conferences & seminar series page for links to some policies and other resources concerning sexual harassment and other unwelcome behaviour that relate specifically to conferences and seminars.
Sample policies, reflections and other resources
- Anonymous stories of sexual harassment in philosophy from the ‘Being a woman in philosophy’ blog
- Jenny Saul’s JAP article, ‘Stop thinking so much about “sexual harassment” ‘
- Discussion of the vulnerability to sexual harassment created by precarity.
- The 1752 Group: a UK-based campaign organisation dedicated to ending staff sexual misconduct in higher education.
- Training and Consultancy from the 1752 Group
- Guidance on Staff-Student Sexual Misconduct in Academia from the 1752 Group, in partnership with law firm McAllister Olivarius
- Information and resources relating to bystander intervention from Concordia University, Hollaback! and MIT