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These findings are in line with the true figures in academia, where females scholars in International Relations continue to be a minority: 70 % of Overseas Relations (IR) faculty is male. The discrimination starts at the beginning of one’s career: as an example, among PhDs at the country’s top organization, Harvard, 5 per cent of men have been in IR rather than two % of females. Discrimination continues to occur throughout one’s career: despite females constituting 50 % of the population that is graduate governmental science, they constitute just 40 per cent of IR faculty. Also, they are less likely to want to work on research universities: more women IR scholars (48 per cent) train at liberal arts universities or universities without Ph.D. programs than guys (39 per cent). Continue reading