March 17, 2014
Even as citation rates become a key measure of productivity, women don’t refer to their own research nearly as often as men do.
Sam Hodgson for The Chronicle
When Barbara F. Walter went to Princeton University last spring to tell political-science professors about her study revealing a new gender gap in academic publishing, she was surprised to see the reasons for the divide play out right in front of her.
Her study documented that in scholarship on international relations, work by men is cited more often than work by women. Among