Hidden Differences in Academic Culture (Extended)

Erika Camacho, PhD: Hidden Differences in Academic Culture (Extended)

Environmental issues faced in academia.

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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
Adjusting physical appearance to fit in with peers.

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

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

Ways to Cope with Minor Issues Related to Being a Woman
How to observe others' reactions to subtle comments in order to gauge an appropriate response.

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

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

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

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

Critical Mass
Captures the annoyance of male colleagues making sexist assumptions and the challenges with conference travel as a female graduate student.

Observations on Women's Safety (Part 1)
Discusses necessary precautions to take as a female student working late nights on campus.

Creating Cohesion with Colleagues
Highlights an experience in which peers were not only colleagues, but also friends.

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