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  • Why the lack of women in educational leadership matters

    The Huffington Post - 07/02/2015

    Benjamin Schmidt’s analysis of reviews from the website Rate My Professor confirms that hypothesis. Schmidt, a professor at Northeastern University, created a database of approximately 14 million reviews from the website. Words most often associated with men include smart, idiot, interesting, and boring. Those used to describe women are sweet, shrill, warm, and cold. Schmidt concluded that professors tend to be rated on two different scales: intelligence for men, nurturing for women.

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