Awkward Social Interactions

Erika Camacho, PhD: Awkward Social Interactions

The challenges of working in male-dominated academic environments and the negative stereotypes associated with women who have children.

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More Videos by Dr. Erika Camacho

We're Having a Baby
Challenges in confronting the advisor with news of pregnancy.

Dealing with Assumptions and Accusations (Short Version)
Being accused of cheating and regrets about not being more assertive.

Words of Wisdom: Dr. Camacho
Urges female graduate students to persist in the field of mathematics because the field needs diversity.

The Opportunity to be a Jack of All Trades
The opportunity for freedom, growth, and collaboration as a faculty member.

Hidden Differences in Academic Culture (Extended)
Environmental issues faced in academia.

Hidden Differences in Academic Culture
Adjusting physical appearance to fit in with peers.

Dealing with Assumptions and Accusations
Being accused of cheating and regrets about not being more assertive.

Hidden Differences in Academic Culture
Adjusting physical appearance to fit in with peers.

Dealing with Assumptions and Accusations
Being accused of cheating and regrets about not being more assertive.

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Being accused of cheating and regrets about not being more assertive.

We're Having a Baby
Challenges in confronting the advisor with news of pregnancy.

Hidden Differences in Academic Culture (Extended)
Environmental issues faced in academia.

Stressors, Sex, and Sexism: A Wrongfully Assumed Affair
How to handle being accused of having an affair with the advisor.

It's the Little Things that Annoy You (Part 2)
Captures the small but noticeable annoyances that come with being the only woman.

Dealing with Inappropriate Events
Suggestions for how to deal with sexist comments.

Jealousy and Field Work Romances
Cautions against inappropriate relationships.

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