No Room of One’s Own

July 06, 2020 / PSU-AAUP

Inside Higher Ed

by Colleen Flaherty

April 21, 2020


Early journal submission data suggest COVID-19 is tanking women's research productivity.


It was easy to foresee: within academe, female professors would bear the professional brunt of social distancing during COVID-19, in the form of decreased research productivity.

Now the evidence is starting to emerge. Editors of two journals say that they’re observing unusual, gendered patterns in submissions. In each case, women are losing out.

Editors of a third journal have said that overall submissions by women are up right now, but that solo-authored articles by women are down substantially.

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