Hundreds of Professors Condemn Yale's Thomas Pogge After Sexual Assault Allegations  

More than 200 professors have signed an open letter condemning Yale professor and highly influential ethicist, Thomas Pogge, after a Buzzfeed report alleged that he had sexually harassed numerous students and abused his position of power. “Such behavior undermines efforts to create an inclusive and respectful climate…

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Former Berkeley Dean Who Admitted to Sexually Harassing Employees Now Accuses University of Shaming Him 

In March, Sujit Choudhry, then dean of UC Berkeley School of Law, announced that he would take an “indefinite leave of absence” from his position after Tyann Sorrell, his executive assistant, filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against the university. Now, the Wall Street Journal reports that Choudhry, who remains a…

Berkeley School of Law Dean Downgraded to Professor After Admitting He Sexually Harassed Employees

Shortly after executive assistant Tyann Sorrell filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against UC Berkeley School of Law dean Sujit Choudhry, the University announced that he would be taking an “indefinite leave of absence” from the deanship. Choudhry, who acknowledged in a university investigation that he had groped and…

UC Berkeley Law School Dean Who Admitted to Sexually Harassing Female Employees Is Being Sued 

A complaint filed on Tuesday against University of California Berkeley Law School dean Sujit Choudhry and the University of California Board of Regents alleges that Choudhry sexually harassed his executive assistant beginning in 2014. In the lawsuit, Choudhry’s executive assistant Tyann Sorrell claims that he began…

Fathers and Childless Women in Academia Are 3x More Likely to Get Tenure Than Women With Kids

If you are a man, having children will likely improve your career prospects; if you are a woman, having children will almost certainly hurt them. Specifically, if you’re a woman with children in academia, the “baby penalty” means that men with children and childless women are three times more likely to get tenure than…

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Celebrated Astronomer at UC Berkeley Sexually Harasses Students for Years, Receives Light Warning 

Geoff Marcy, an astronomer at the University of California at Berkeley, has been revered the world over for his pioneering research, even marked as a potential Nobel Laureate. Now he has been singled out as a serial perpetrator of sexual harassment, reigniting conversations in the science community about making…