No. 8: Women of the Earth Sciences

There's Something About Mary by James Burnes

Surviving the Trenches by Leila A. McNeill

In this issue, our guest author James Burnes investigates the historical reasons for Mary Anning's fame and how it impacts the way we view the role of women in the earth sciences today. Leila documents some troubling data about harassment and assault in the contemporary field sciences and shows how the history of the earth sciences has constructed the field as a male space.