Fisher et al. Unpacking BacklashFemale professors in high status domains (e.g. economics, compute science) appear to experience more backlash than female professors in lower status domains (e.g. philosophy, history) and this is even worse for women without a “chili pepper rating” from RateMyProfessors.com. Read the full paper here.

 

Fisher, A. N., Stinson, D. A., & Kalajdzic, A. (2019). Unpacking backlash: Individual and contextual moderators of bias against female professors. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 41, 305-325. https://doi.org/10.1080/01973533.2019.1652178