Sankalp Gilda, Ph.D. Profile picture
Machine learning researcher. Ph.D. in astronomy from @UF. Lover of all things water.
Sep 15, 2021 24 tweets 7 min read
"As an Indian, I just assumed you were submissive."
"Shut the f**k up. I won't tolerate backtalk from someone like you...Idiot."

I filed charges against @UF & Dept of Astro. for racism, harassment & retaliation.#phdlife #AcademicChatter #AcademicTwitter #phdjourney #phdchat
1/24 Statements like these from my former PhD advisor were not uncommon. I was demeaned, harassed, and bullied into silence when I cried out against abuse. "You know you are on a visa, right?... Stay in your lane, don't antagonize me, and you might have a future in America."