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Gabriel Piterberg

After extensive settlement negotiations, UCLA has removed Professor Gabriel Piterberg from employment at the university, denied him emeritus status, and removed him from all future employment with the University of California. 

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Both the Los Angeles Times and Chronicle of Higher Education report that UCLA students, alumni and faculty have mounted protests over the university's handling of complaints regarding Gabriel Piterberg—a history professor who, according to a lawsuit we filed on behalf of graduate students Nefertiti Takla and Kristen Glasgow, sexually harassed them over several years. They have brought Title IX claims against UCLA for failing to handle their case properly.

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McAllister Olivarius is representing graduate students Nefertiti Takla and Kristen Glasgow in a Title IX lawsuit against UCLA for its handling of their sexual harassment complaints against Gabriel Piterberg—an eminent history professor and graduate student adviser. The Daily Bruin, the daily newspaper at UCLA, recently wrote an editorial on the case, holding that "it's evident UCLA has failed to create a campus where students are safe from faculty members’ advances."

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