Why Women Academics With Ph.D.s Are Often Not Called ‘Dr.’

Women academics often face severe discrimination and belittlement in their fields, keeping them from flourishing as renowned experts.

written by
Rajvi Desai
Dec 14, 2020
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AuthorRajvi Desai

Rajvi Desai is The Swaddle's Culture Editor. After graduating from NYU as a Journalism and Politics major, she covered breaking news and politics in New York City, and dabbled in design and entertainment journalism. Back in the homeland, she's interested in tackling beauty, sports, politics and human rights in her gender-focused writing, while also co-managing The Swaddle Team's podcast, Respectfully Disagree.