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Gender Bias in Philosophy Social Media

By Carolyn Dicey Jennings A top medical journal published a research letter this week concerning the behavior of health researchers on Twitter, and how that behavior is informed by gender. The authors report that women researchers have far fewer followers, likes, and retweets than men, despite similar levels of activity on the site: Women had [More]

Three Reasons Why We Should Not Request Letters of Recommendation for Job Applications

by Helen De Cruz A standard element for a job application for a philosophy tenure-track position is three (or more) letters of recommendation, requested up front. Just glancing through this year’s PhilJobs, I see tenure-track positions that require “three recommendation letters,” “three letters of reference signed and dated within the last six months. At least [More]

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  • Professor of Religion and Professor of Philosophy
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  • Teaches Philosophy at Portland State University (Oregon)
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