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Most recently, she looked into how polite people are when they address each other and the country's politicians on the social media platform Reddit.

More on the Reddit study here: https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0274317

Quantifying gender biases towards politicians on Reddit

Abstract: Despite attempts to increase gender parity in politics, global efforts have struggled to ensure equal female representation. This is likely tied to implicit gender biases against women in authority. In this work, we present a comprehensive study of gender biases that appear in online political discussion. To this end, we collect 10 million comments on Reddit in conversations about male and female politicians, which enables an exhaustive study of automatic gender bias detection. We address not only misogynistic language, but also other manifestations of bias, like benevolent sexism in the form of seemingly positive sentiment and dominance attributed to female politicians, or differences in descriptor attribution.

University of Copenhagen is NOT a feminist institution though (from experience).