Middle East studies in the News
2 Graduate Students Sue UCLA Over Professor's Alleged Sexual Harassment [on Gabriel Piterberg]
by Katherine Mangan
Two doctoral students at the University of California at Los Angeles who say they were sexually harassed and assaulted by a history professor over a period of years have sued the university for allegedly doing little to help them.
UCLA officials dissuaded the two women from filing formal complaints against the professor, Gabriel Piterberg, and urged them to keep quiet about the alleged abuse, according to the lawsuit, filed last month in federal district court against the University of California's Board of Regents.
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