Readers Shared Their Harassment Stories. Experts Weigh In.

“You did your part by confronting the harasser and informing the president of the association about what happened. Too bad the president didn’t. The power dynamics in academia are pronounced, and unfortunately many institutions fail to hold “superstars” accountable — a problem that is ultimately a loss for academia, as too many women leave their discipline or the field altogether in response.” Fatima Goss Graves, Chief executive, National Women’s Law Center