“Too Strong for a Woman"—The Five Words that Created Title IX

@article{Sandler2000TooSF,
  title={“Too Strong for a Woman"—The Five Words that Created Title IX},
  author={B. Sandler},
  journal={Equity \& Excellence in Education},
  year={2000},
  volume={33},
  pages={13 - 9}
}
  • B. Sandler
  • Published 2000
  • Sociology
  • Equity & Excellence in Education
The year was 1969.1 had been teaching part-time at the University of Maryland for several years during the time I worked on my doctorate and shortly after I finished it. There were seven openings in the department and I had just asked a faculty member, a friend of mine, why I was not even considered for any of the openings. It was not my qualifications; they were excellent. "But let's face it," he said, "You come on too strong for a woman." My reaction? I went home and cried. I had no idea that… Expand
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