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Co-author of now-retracted paper about video games apparently demoted to “lecturer” by uni – Retraction Watch (Alison McCook | October 2017)

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Co-author of now-retracted paper about video games apparently demoted to “lecturer” by uni – Retraction Watch (Alison McCook | October 2017)

 


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A researcher who co-authored a paper about violent video games that was retracted earlier this year appears to have changed positions, according to her website.

After her PhD was revoked by The Ohio State in August, Jodi Whitaker’s listed position at the University of Arizona changed from “assistant professor” to “lecturer.” The page also has removed the information about her PhD, and lists her highest degree as a master’s degree in social psychology from the University of Michigan.

Whitaker has also removed the retracted paper — which includes the title “Boom, Headshot!” — from her list of publications.

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Also see Revoking a Doctorate – Inside Higher Ed



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