Middle East studies in the News
When a Professor Accused of Harassment Returns to the Classroom [on Gabriel Piterberg]
by Katherine Mangan
University of California at Los Angeles professor who was suspended for an academic quarter for allegedly sexually harassing two graduate students is teaching again this semester. But the noisy protests that greeted his return prompted university officials to move him into a more soundproof classroom monitored by campus staff members and police officers.
The university took those steps after some students in Gabriel Piterberg's class complained that the protests, which included students shouting outside the classroom and others silently holding posters in the front rows inside, were interfering with their education.
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