New website uses big data to address underrepresentation of women in philosophy


Nicole Hassoun is an associate professor of philosophy at Binghamton University. Credit: Binghamton University

A new website created by faculty and students at Binghamton University, State University of New York ranks university philosophy departments and academic journals by gender in order to draw attention to the underrepresentation of women in philosophy.

Data on Women in Philosophy is a project created by Nicole Hassoun, associate professor of philosophy at Binghamton University, and a group of professors and students. The site orders departments by number of and journals by number of women authors. The project attempts to collate some of the existing data and provide new data that…


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