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Veletsianos and Hodson on the online harassment of women in higher ed
Online harassment continues to impact the ways in which women in higher education can and do participate online, writes School of Education and Technology Prof. George Veletsianos and College of Interdisciplinary Studies Assoc. Prof. Jaigris Hodson in an editorial for Inside Higher Ed.
Here is an excerpt:
“Social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter, the same platforms that were once heralded as democratizing spaces destined to broach the distance between the ivory tower and society, often come to be used as weapons to silence and intimidate academics.”