Rebecca Gill In The News

Profile: Rebecca Gill

September 24, 2018
Candidates for the top posts in state government are promising changes following an investigation by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution into how sexual harassment complaints by state employees are handled.
September 21, 2018
Emboldened by #MeToo, a half dozen state emergency management employees came forward about a supervisor putting his hands on women who didn’t want to be touched, making locker-room jokes they didn’t want to hear. His punishment: A talking-to. No written reprimand. No disciplinary action.
August 27, 2018
When Rebecca Gill spoke publicly in January about her #MeToo moment as a graduate student studying political science, she didn’t expect it to make a big splash.
April 23, 2018
When UNLV political science professor Rebecca Gill was a graduate student at Michigan State in 2003, she went through something that is today causing quite a stir in academia.
Chronicle of Higher Education
April 19, 2018
The editor of the American Journal of Political Science, William G. Jacoby, who has been accused of sexual harassment, posted his denial of those allegations on the journal’s website. His use of the journal to try to discredit the allegations against him outraged many political scientists, who were already frustrated by the handling of the case by the Midwest Political Science Association, which oversees the journal.
April 19, 2018
The American Journal of Political Science is of one of the field’s most esteemed publications. So visitors to the journal’s main webpage were everything from incredulous to irate about what they saw there earlier this week: instead of just political science news, editor William G. Jacoby had posted a message denying the sexual harassment allegations he’s facing.
March 9, 2018
Women across the globe marched to support one another for International Women's Day Thursday. Companies did their part too. McDonald’s switched its iconic M to a W, and Barbie released 17 new dolls as part of its role model line. “It’s not just about celebrating our successes, but also amplifying our voices,” Rebecca Gill said. Gill leads the Women Research Institute at UNLV.
Inside Higher Ed
January 16, 2018
The #metoo movement is all about personalizing the issue of harassment, bringing it from the abstract to the concrete and personal. But every choice to disclose involves professional and personal risks, as evidenced by one professor’s recent comments at the Southern Political Science Association and on social media.