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John L. Comaroff

Status: Resolved
Institution: Harvard University
Role: Faculty
Position: Professor
Discipline: Arts and Humanities
Specific Discipline: African and African-American Studies
Outcome Year: 2022
Outcome Category: Suspended / Leave / Restrictions
Quote: "Harvard Anthropology and African and African-American Studies professor John L. Comaroff was placed on unpaid administrative leave Thursday after University investigations found that he violated the school’s sexual harassment and professional conduct policies.

Comaroff, who has taught at Harvard since 2012, will be barred from teaching required courses and taking on any additional graduate student advisees through the next academic year, Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Claudine Gay announced in an email to Anthropology and AAAS affiliates Thursday morning."

Lawsuit filed - 2/9/22
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