Things Have Changed Since Anita Hill – Sort Of

United States (Conversation) – In 1991, Anita Hill accused Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment. Thomas was nonetheless confirmed. Now, as Brett Kavanaugh faces an allegation of sexual assault, observers are saying that β€œthings have changed since Anita Hill.” Have they? As a scholar who studies gender dynamics in organizations, I believe the question of whether the #MeToo, #TimesUp and related movements have ushered in significant change is intertwined with three other questions, for which there has been some research: Are sexual harassment and sexual assault still as…

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