Ann Olivarius was featured in an article in the Huffington Post this week, exploring the impact of the groundbreaking case Alexander v. Yale, in which Dr. Olivarius was a plaintiff. Alexander v. Yale was crucial in establishing the concept that sexual harassment in US universities constituted a form of sex discrimination - and was, as such, unlawful under Title IX.
The article includes the following extract:
"Students claimed at the time that male professors had propositioned female students for sex in return for better grades, according to Alexander plaintiff Ann Olivarius. But the victims had no recourse through the university. In fact, Olivarius would be threatened with arrest for libeling one of the professors by reporting his advances to Yale administrators."
Read the full article here.
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