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Jennifer Berdahl

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Jennifer Berdahl

Professor of Sociology, University of British Columbia

Jennifer Berdahl (PhD, Social Psychology) is a Professor of Sociology at the University of British Columbia. Her research focuses on the social psychology of gender and power at work, specializing in the relationship between organizational culture and sexual harassment. In addition to publishing academic articles on these topics, Berdahl has a widely-read blog about how they play out in higher education, writing about issues ranging from academic freedom to the treatment of senior women and racialized men in the academy. Berdahl regularly presents her research to professional, media, and academic audiences. She serves as an expert witness in individual and class action discrimination cases in both the U.S. and Canada.