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The Common Room: Confronting Threats and Harassment Against Faculty | PEN America
Hate and harassment have proliferated online in recent years, posing serious threats to college and university faculty. Women, BIPOC, and members of the LGBTQIA+ community continue to be disproportionately targeted and intimidated, posing a threat to the equitable exchange of ideas in the public sphere. Many faculty have been left to fend for themselves, with neither higher education leaders nor the major tech platforms taking sufficient steps to stem this tide. What, then, can faculty and their allies do to confront this challenge?