Good Listen | Evidence Of Racial, Gender Biases Found In Faculty Mentoring

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"Evidence Of Racial, Gender Biases Found In Faculty Mentoring":

Milkman found there were very large disparities between academic departments and between schools. Faculty at private schools were significantly more likely to discriminate against women and minorities than faculty at public schools. And faculty in fields that were very lucrative were also more likely to discriminate. So there was very little discrimination in the humanities. There was more discrimination among faculty at the natural sciences. And there was a lot of discrimination among the faculty at business schools.

Listen to Shankar Vedantam's full story on NPR Morning Edition here…