Incidents at Columbia University

Total: 13


Incident 7297

Status: Resolved
Person: Geert Bekaert
Role: Faculty
Position: Professor
Discipline: Business, Finance
Specific Discipline: Finance
Outcome Year: 2018
Outcome Category: Jury / Judge Finding - Civil Case
Specific Outcome: Jury finding of fact
Last updated: Jun 7, 2019 7:32 am

Incident 8076

Status: Resolved
Person: Geert Bekaert
Role: Faculty
Position: Professor
Discipline: Business, Finance and Economics
Specific Discipline: Finance and Economics
Outcome Year: 2018
Outcome Category: Jury / Judge Finding - Civil Case
Specific Outcome: Jury award.
Last updated: Jun 12, 2019 8:18 am

Incident 8167

Status: Resolved
Role: Administrator
Position: Dean of Students of the School of General Studies
Discipline:
Specific Discipline:
Outcome Year: 2018
Outcome Category: No Longer Employed (includes Fired and Contract Non-renewal)
Specific Outcome: Student alleges she was coerced into a relationship. The university said in a statement that upon learning of the allegations against Harford in August, it immediately removed Harford from his position as dean and terminated his employment.
Last updated: Jun 4, 2019 6:35 pm

Incident 8228

Status: Resolved
Role: Faculty
Position: Professor
Discipline: Arts and Humanities, English
Specific Discipline: English
Outcome Year: 2018
Outcome Category: No Known Outcome for Respondent
Specific Outcome: "found responsible in July 2018 for sexually assaulting and harassing a student," - no known sanctions as of April 2019
Last updated: Aug 16, 2019 10:47 am

Incident 7295

Status: Resolved
Person: Thomas Roma
Role: Faculty
Position: Professor
Discipline: Arts and Humanities, Photography
Specific Discipline: Photography
Outcome Year: 2018
Outcome Category: Resigned
Specific Outcome: Resigned after five women made allegations.
Last updated: Jun 7, 2019 7:32 am

Incident 7296

Status: Resolved
Role: Faculty
Position: Professor
Discipline: Life Sciences, Neuroscience
Specific Discipline: Neuroscience
Outcome Year: 2018
Outcome Category: No Longer Employed (includes Fired and Contract Non-renewal)
Specific Outcome: Fired for violating consensual relationship policy.
Last updated: Jun 7, 2019 7:32 am

Incident 7294

Status: Resolved
Role: Faculty
Position: Professor
Discipline: Arts and Humanities, History
Specific Discipline: History
Outcome Year: 2017
Outcome Category: Monetary Settlement / Award, Retired
Specific Outcome: Retirement as part of a settlement.
Last updated: Jun 7, 2019 7:32 am

Incident 8085

Status: Ongoing
Person:
Role:
Position:
Discipline:
Specific Discipline:
Outcome Year: 2016
Outcome Category:
Specific Outcome: Lawsuit filed.
Last updated: May 28, 2019 1:14 pm

Incident 7293

Status: Resolved
Person: Thomas Pogge
Role: Faculty
Position: Professor
Discipline: Arts and Humanities, Philosophy
Specific Discipline: Philosophy
Outcome Year: 2016
Outcome Category: Official Warning / Reprimand
Specific Outcome: Sanctioned in mid-90s; Forbidden from entering building while accuser was in class. Now teaches at Yale University.
Last updated: Jun 7, 2019 7:32 am

Incident 7292

Status: Resolved
Role: Faculty
Position: Professor
Discipline: Medicine and Health Sciences, Medicine
Specific Discipline: Medicine
Outcome Year: 2014
Outcome Category: Monetary Settlement / Award
Specific Outcome: Lawsuit settled.
Last updated: Jun 7, 2019 7:32 am

Incident 7291

Status: Resolved
Person: Mark Urban
Role: Administrator
Position: Deputy Vice President
Discipline: Business, University Development and Alumni Relations
Specific Discipline: University Development and Alumni Relations
Outcome Year: 1993
Outcome Category: Resigned
Specific Outcome: Resigned after university investigation.
Last updated: Jun 7, 2019 7:32 am

Incident 8046

Status: Ongoing
Person:
Role:
Position:
Discipline: Social and Behavioral Sciences
Specific Discipline: Political Science
Outcome Year: 1986
Outcome Category:
Specific Outcome: Outcome unknown
Last updated: May 28, 2019 1:14 pm

Incident 7290

Status: Resolved
Person: Serwyn Bialer
Role: Faculty
Position: Professor
Discipline: Arts and Humanities, History
Specific Discipline: History
Outcome Year: 1986
Outcome Category: Official Warning / Reprimand
Specific Outcome: Found in violation and warned. (Link opens PDF, see page 5)
Last updated: Jun 7, 2019 7:32 am