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WVU researcher finds sexism ‘pervasive in agriculture faculty’

MORGANTOWN, W. Va.— A West Virginia University researcher has found that sexism is still pervasive among agriculture faculty in spite of gains made in the last 15 years. Haley Rosson , assistant professor of agriculture in the Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design and Extension education, said behaviors include toxic work environments, unhealthy competition, inappropriate interactions and policy violations.

 

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WVU Davis College seminars to feature prominent women in natural resources field


As Women’s History Month comes to a close, the West Virginia University Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design will welcome to campus two inspirational and distinguished leaders in the field of natural resources as guest speakers.

Toddi SteelmanToddi Steelman, wildfire expert and Stanback Dean of the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University, and Mamie Parker, former assistant director of fisheries and habitat conservation for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, will give presentations on March 26 and 27, respectively.

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