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Physics departments should discuss sexual harassment -- But consider this first

@article{Strubbe2019PhysicsDS,
  title={Physics departments should discuss sexual harassment -- But consider this first},
  author={Linda E. Strubbe and Electra Eleftheriadou and Sarah B. McKagan and Adrian M. Madsen and Dimitri R. Dounas-Frazer},
  journal={arXiv: Physics Education},
  year={2019}
}
In April 2019, Aycock et al. published "Sexual harassment reported by undergraduate female physicists" in Phys. Rev. PER. Their main finding is that 3/4 of undergraduate women in physics in the U.S. report experiencing sexual harassment. Gender minorities experience high rates of harassment also. Many physics departments will want to discuss these findings with the ultimate goal of making our field harassment-free. However, there are major challenges inherent in having these discussions, since… 

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