Re: Women, titles, and clothes

Sun, 3 Mar 1996 09:27:00 CDT

Jim Moore wrote:

>Perhaps a more common situation in academia (and probably other
>places) is more of an emphasis on clothing for women in student
>evaluations. It apparently often gets mentioned as part of the
>students' evaluations when a female teacher is the subject, but
>less often (ever?) for males. Women are apparently supposed never
>to be dressed as casually as males. ;-(

Well, when I was at the University of Calgary, the student evaluations said,
"Why is it that all the anthropology professors have beards adn dress badly?"

To which the editor of the collections added parenthetically, "Even the women?"

Andrew J. Petto, Editor, National Center for Science Ed.
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