Alisa Kessel is a professor of politics and government at the University of Puget Sound. She is an expert on cultural representations of sexual violence, including in professional arenas and on college campuses.
We must ask ourselves: Who is being protected? Who gets to do the protecting? And who actually needs protection?
Amid the firings, suspensions and disavowals of so many powerful men who have lately been accused of sexual harassment and assault, Dictionary.com announced that the 2017 word of the year is...
Anita Hill, University of Oklahoma Law Professor testified that she was sexually harassed by Clarence Thomas in this 1991 photo. (AP Photo)