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Post Haste: #Womenalsoknowstuff includes OU prof; Acacia is no longer under investigation

Judith Grant is listed as one of the experts on feminist politics and theory on the website #womenalsoknowstuff.

Good morning. Here's what you need to know for Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016

There is now an online “binder full of women,” compiled in the hope of reminding you that women also know stuff.

Political science stuff, to be specific.

A group of women started the website #womenalsoknowstuff with the names and contact information for women who are experts in everything from nuclear weapons to California politics.  

Why? Because there is a lack of women’s voices in expert opinions, The Washington Post reported.

Included on the site is chair of Ohio University’s political science department Judith Grant, who is listed as one of the experts on feminist politics and theory.

Grant is the first woman to chair the political science department at OU.

She told The Post last week that, "There's an implicit gender bias in choosing women for leadership positions.”

At OU, 18 of the 42 departments have women at the helm. Those women make, on average, $22,500 fewer than the men who also chair.

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More of the gross rain-snow mix this morning. High of 38 degrees. (Courtesy of Scalia Lab)


  • OU wrapped up its investigation of Acacia without sanctioning the fraternity. (The Post)

  • The OU Foundation recently sold property at University Courtyard it owned. (The Post)

  • A student is trying to start a Students for Life of America chapter at OU. (The Post)

Scores and Game Times

Men’s basketball plays Eastern Michigan at The Convo at 7 tonight.

You might also want to know …

Star Wars Episode VIII has started filming. (USA Today)

Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio was one of the senators who’ve said recently they won’t approve an Obama Supreme Court nominee. (New York Times)

For more global news, check out The New York Times' daily briefing.

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