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ACRA Webinar: Identifying and Mitigating Sexual Harassment in CRM

  • 08/04/2022
  • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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Sexual harassment has been increasingly recognized as an ongoing issue in archaeology that results in harmful field practices and decreased participation of women, particularly in leadership positions, in the field. This seminar will teach participants how to identify and mitigate sexual harassment in CRM, to decrease its prevalence and improve the safety of the field.


This webinar will allow ACRA members to meet the association’s code of ethics and professional conduct by making them aware of the prevalence of sexual harassment, the ways sexual harassment occurs, and best practices to decrease incidents of harassment. By the conclusion of the webinar, participants will be able to identify what constitutes sexual harassment, identify its prevalence in the field, identify the contexts in which sexual harassment occurs, and its effects on the field, and recognize the importance of creating codes of conduct and reporting mechanisms to ensure individual safety. Participants’ mastery will be assessed during an informal Q&A following the session. Both presenters are members of RPA.


Note: This webinar will occur on Eastern Time

Presenters

Sarah Herr, Ph.D. & Maureen Meyers, Ph.D.

Dr. Meyers oversaw the Southeastern Archaeological Conference Survey on Sexual Harassment and Assault (Meyers et al. 2015; Meyers et al. 2018). Dr. Herr oversaw the ACRA Survey on Sexual Harassment and Assault. Both are recognized as leading experts on the topic in archaeology. Dr. Meyers has previously presented results of this work at regional and national conferences and in an SAA webinar. Dr. Herr has presented her work at multiple national conferences. Both surveys were sanctioned by their respective organizations.

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