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Anthropology

Harvard Graduate Student Union Alleges Comaroff’s Return to Teaching Violates Contract

Harvard’s graduate student union filed a grievance against the University last month, alleging contract violations due to Professor John L. Comaroff’s return to teaching at the University.

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Anthropology

Harvard, Grad Students Spar Over Use of Therapy Notes in Comaroff Title IX Investigation

In legal filings submitted in July and August, Harvard and three plaintiffs suing University over its handling of sexual harassment allegations against professor John Comaroff sparred over whether a plaintiff gave consent to the school to obtain and distribute her therapy notes to Comaroff during the its investigation.

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FAS

Harvard Prof. John Comaroff Faces New Allegations of Misconduct in Amended Suit

Harvard professor John L. Comaroff is facing new allegations of sexual harassment in an amended lawsuit.

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Af Am Department

Harvard Asks Judge to Dismiss Comaroff Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Harvard filed a motion on Tuesday asking a federal judge to dismiss nine of 10 counts in a lawsuit filed by three Anthropology graduate students in Feburary alleging the University ignored years of sexual harassment and retaliation by professor John L. Comaroff.

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Anthropology

In the Wake of Comaroff Sexual Harassment Scandal, Harvard AAAS Graduate Students Call for Sweeping Reforms

In the wake of the John Comaroff sexual harassment controversy, a group of grad students in Harvard’s African and African American Studies called for sweeping reforms in an unsigned letter.

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FAS

Following Comaroff Fallout, FAS Provides Counselors for Anthropology Department

As the Harvard Anthropology department grapples with the aftermath of sexual harassment allegations against professor John L. Comaroff, Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Claudine Gay said the FAS has provided professional counseling “to rebuild trust and promote healing” in the department.

Paul Farmer
Anthropology

‘Deeply Human’: Renowned Harvard Physician Paul Farmer Remembered for Lifelong Humility

In the midst of a hectic schedule — flying between Boston, Rwanda, and Haiti, teaching at the University, and meeting dignitaries — renowned Harvard physician Paul Farmer always made time for the people in his life, his colleagues and students say.

Paul Farmer
Harvard Medical School

Renowned Harvard Physician Paul Farmer Dies at Age 62

Paul E. Farmer, the renowned Harvard physician and medical anthropologist who dedicated his career to delivering health care to some of the world’s poorest regions, has died at age 62.

Tozzer Anthropology Building
FAS

15 Harvard Anthropology Professors Call on Comaroff to Resign Over Sexual Harassment Allegations

More than three-quarters of Harvard’s tenured Anthropology faculty asked professor John L. Comaroff to resign over sexual harassment allegations on Sunday.

Tozzer Anthropology Building
Anthropology

Tozzer Anthropology Building

The Tozzer Anthropology Building is located in Harvard's Peabody Quadrangle.

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FAS

Harvard is Embroiled in Another Sexual Misconduct Controversy. Here’s What You Need to Know.

Harvard is reeling this week in the wake of sexual harassment allegations against a powerful professor and sweeping claims about the failures of its Title IX processes. Here's what you need to know.

Dean Evelynn M. Hammonds
FAS

At Anita Hill Book Talk, Former Harvard College Dean Says She Regrets Signing Comaroff Letter

Former Harvard College Dean Evelynn M. Hammonds said at an event Thursday she regrets initially signing onto a letter that questioned the results of misconduct investigations into professor John L. Comaroff, who is accused of sexual harassment.

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Breaking News

35 Harvard Professors Retract Support for Letter Questioning Results of Comaroff Investigations

Almost all of the Harvard professors who signed onto an open letter last week that questioned the results of misconduct investigations into professor John L. Comaroff have retracted their support for the message.

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FAS

Lawsuit Alleges Harvard Ignored Sexual Harassment Complaints Against Prof. John Comaroff for Years

Three graduate students filed a lawsuit against Harvard on Tuesday alleging the school ignored years of sexual harassment and retaliation by professor John L. Comaroff, who was placed on unpaid leave last month.

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Af Am Department

38 Harvard Faculty Sign Open Letter Questioning Results of Misconduct Investigations into Prof. John Comaroff

Nearly 40 Harvard faculty members signed onto an open letter this week questioning the results of misconduct investigations into John L. Comaroff, a professor of African and African American Studies and Anthropology who was placed on unpaid leave last month.

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