Last updated 8/17/2016
Update 8/17/16: I will add high profile international cases as I become aware of them.
I have identified over 425 cases of faculty and administrators engaging in sexual harassment at U.S. universities. In creating this list, I have come across troubling references to cases occurring outside of the U.S. To be clear that sexual harassment on the part of professors or administrators is not just an “American” thing…here is a short list of cases. Note that this is a very small sample simply because only a handful of these cases are reported in the English language media and the details of many stories are difficult to verify.
2014: Brajendra Sutradhar, Mathematics, Memorial University. 20 DAY SUSPENSION, RETIRED. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/brajendra-sutradhar-mun-complaint-1.3448563
2016: David Schimmelpenninck van der Oye, History, Brock University. NOT “ASSIGNED TO CLASS AND IS NOT ON CAMPUS”. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/brock-university-sexual-harrassment-1.3485814
2016: NO NAME. Lethbridge University. SUSPENDED/SEXUAL ASSAULT CHARGES FILED. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/lethbridge-university-professor-sexual-assault-charge-1.3581814
2014: Wu Chunming, Xiamen University. FIRED. http://www.womenofchina.cn/womenofchina/html1/news/china/1410/650-1.htm
2015: UNNAMED, Sociology, Jawaharlal Nehru University. FIRED. http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-jnu-professor-sacked-for-alleged-sexual-abuse-of-foreign-student-2158244
2015: Rajat Kumar Mohanty, Linguistics, English and Foreign Languages University. JAILED. http://www.ap7am.com/english-news-13380-eflu-professor-gets-3-year-jail-term-in-sexual-harassment-case.html
2015: Mario Schneider, Political Science, Hebrew University. BARRED FROM CAMPUS FOR 18 MONTHS/PAID COMPENSATION TO STUDENT. http://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/.premium-1.651993
2015: ELEVEN LECTURERS!, Hebrew University. OUTCOME UNKNOWN. http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4663660,00.html
2015: Ronen Shamir, Sociology, Tel Aviv University. “REPRIMANDED…FOR UNBECOMING CONDUCT FOR HIS INTIMATE RELATIONSHIP WITH A STUDENT”.
1994: Toru Yano, Southeast Asian Studies. Kyoto University. RESIGNED/WENT INTO SECLUSION IN BUDDHIST TEMPLE. http://tinyurl.com/gp6uw88
2002: UNNAMED, Ehime University. FIRED. http://www.thefreelibrary.com/Ehime+Univ.+professor+fired+for+sexual+harassment+over+4+years.-a089564623
2015: UNNAMED, Okinawa Prefecture College of Performing Arts. FIRED. http://www.japanupdate.com/2015/10/art-university-professor-gets-boot-for-sexual-harassment/
2015: Kang Suk-jin, Mathematics, Seoul National University. JAILED. http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/nation/2015/05/636_179349.html
2016: UNNAMED, Korea University. ACCUSED OF RAPE/CLAIMS ENCOUNTER WITH HIS GRADUATE STUDENT WAS CONSENSUAL/DISCIPLINARY COMMITTEE CONVENED. http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/nation/2016/08/116_211672.html
2016: Lee Salter, Sussex University. CONVICTED OF ASSAULT ON STUDENT HE WAS DATING/LEFT UNIVERSITY. http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/sussex-university-domestic-violence-lecturer-beat-up-girlfriend-a7194281.html
2012: UNNAMED, Mathematics, University of Zurich. FINED. http://www.zurich4you.ch/former_university_professor_fined_over_sexual_harassment.html
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