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It’s time to talk about scholarly harassment


Scholarly harassment, or repeated mistreatment or threats towards one’s scholarly work, conduct or capabilities, poses a threat to scholars and might disproportionately impact women. The field must acknowledge and challenge the routine practices that stifle scholars’ voices and contributions.

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J.G., A.S.J., E.C., L.A.K. and P.S. contributed to the conception and ideas behind the commentary. J.G. and A.S.J. wrote the first draft. E.C., L.A.K. and P.S. modified and contributed to subsequent drafts. All authors approved the submitted version.

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Correspondence to June Gruber.

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Gruber, J., Jurow, A.S., Colunga, E. et al. It’s time to talk about scholarly harassment. Nat Rev Psychol 2, 326–327 (2023).

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