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We would like to thank the following people and groups for their help and discussions:

We would also like to acknowledge Kristen Syrett and the Committee on the Status of Women in Linguistics (COSWL). We encourage all those interested in such matters to participate in their independent data collection efforts. Check out their Pop-up Mentoring initiative!

We’d like to thank Savithry Namboodiripad, Corrine OcchinoLynn Hou, and Anne Charity Hudley for taking the time to develop this survey on the climate of the field, which we encourage all linguists and language scientists to take.

Useful links

We believe that the first step in addressing bias in academia is becoming educated about the issues. Here, we link to several other pages that have proven insightful in developing our own opinions about the issues. Many of these pages offer different points of view and focus on academic fields other than linguistics, placing this work in a broader perspective.

  1. LSA’s recently updated Guidelines for Inclusive Language
  2. Gender bias and stereotyping in syntactic examples
  3. LSA’s most recent annual report
  4. Committee on the Status of Women in Linguistics (COSWL)
  5. Study suggesting women outperform men in terms of professional service
  6. Why women leave academia
  7. Part-time academics face poverty
  8. Gender bias in choosing reviewers
  9. Gender bias in teaching evaluations
  10. Gender Bias in Academe: An Annotated Bibliography of Important Recent Studies

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