Middle East studies in the News
UCLA Will Pay $460,000 to Two Graduate Students Who Said They Were Harassed [on Gabriel Piterberg]
by Katherine Knott
A year after filing a lawsuit against UCLA, two graduate students who said a professor sexually assaulted and harassed them will receive a combined $460,000 as part of a settlement agreement, the university said in a statement on Friday.
The graduate students, Nefertiti Takla and Kristen Hillaire Glasgow, sued the university in July 2015, claiming it actively discouraged them from filing complaints over the alleged abuse by Gabriel Piterberg, a history professor.
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