Posted by anonfemphil on October 13, 2008
If you think you could consciously detect any racism and/or sexism in yourself, you might be in for a surprise.
Have a look at the tests here.
Remember that being a woman or being a black is not going to make you immune to the bias. Judging on academic merits alone may be really harder than we may have thought.
And, in the interest of self-disclosure, I should say I did not do well on the women and science test, despite years of advocacy for women in science.