2020 DOI: 10.20944/preprints202009.0632.v1 View full text Preprint
Robinson W. Fulweiler, Sarah W. Davies, Jennifer F. Biddle, Amy J. Burgin, Emily H.G. Cooperdock, Torrance C. Hanley, Carly Kenkel, Amy M. Marcarelli, Catherine M. Matassa, Lory Z. Santiago-Vazquez, Nikki Traylor-Knowles, Maren Ziegler

Abstract: The issues mothers face in the academy have been discussed for decades. Routinely, new studies report significant differences between women and men at comparable career stages with respect to salary, service demands, publications, grant submissions, and overall funding rates. The COVID-19 pandemic is further exposing these inequalities as women scientists who are parenting while also engaging in a combination of academic related duties are falling further behind. COVID-19 is shaking the very foundations of our…

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