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Retaliation, and am not allowed to discuss the settlement

amount, terms, or negotiation. 

However, I refused to sign a non-disclosure agreement just to

share everything else with you...

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UPDATE NOV 9, 2018 - ‘UNIVERSITY OF RETALIATION’ obtained a literary agent and exciting new coming soon!  -  Our goal is to share our cautionary #MeToo story in affordable hardcover, softcover, and downloadable (kindle/ebook) versions to further discussion and change.  Stay tuned for updates coming soon! The Inside Story ‘UNIVERSITY OF RETALIATION’ for sale on Amazon.com -  Based on actual events, as well as three different EEOC charges and related lawsuits, the UNIVERSITY OF RETALIATION is an insider’s look at how a prominante US university fumbled numerous sexual harassment claims, destoryed their reputation, and the resulting negative national attention. The story follows a graduate student being sexual harassed by a professor, a group of professors efforts to report a colleague’s sexual harassment, and retaliation of an internal auditor trying to do the right thing.

NEW - Professor who outed

pervy colleague resigns over

school’s response

NYPOST (JUNE 2018) - "Celeste Kidd said Friday that the university had not meaningfully responded to problems that she and several other faculty members raised in a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission last fall about T. Florian Jaeger, a professor of brain and cognitive sciences.".  <READ MORE>

Students and faculty upset at

Jaeger teaching this fall

Campus Times (APR 2018) - "There’s a chilling effect when students articulate that they’ve been exploited and nothing is done to make it right. Students have told me they’re afraid to make complaints at [UR] because of what they’ve seen in this case […] They don’t feel protected, and I think they’re right not to feel protected."  <READ MORE>

The Silence Breakers

TIME MAGAZINE - Dr. Celeste Kidd and Dr. Jessica Cantlon, both professors in the University of Rochester Brain and Cognitive Sciences department, were listed among 'The Silence Breakers' as Time's Person of the Year', an award acknowledging the women and men who have spoken out about sexual harassment and abuse by powerful men like Harvey Weinstein and Matt Lauer. <READ MORE> <READ D&C STORY> 

Sexual Harassment Charges

Roil Elite University

Department

NEW YORK TIMES - With its frosted glass windows, gleaming hardwood floors and modern teal chairs, the office of the University of Rochester’s Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences seems designed to project prestige. The sleek appearance fits the department’s reputation as one of this private university’s crown jewels, with a graduate program ranked as high as fourth in the nation by the National Research Council. <READ MORE>

Mother Jones Story

MOTHER JONES (SEPT 8, 2017;Initial Story) - Celeste Kidd was elated when she learned, in 2007, that she had been invited to interview for a Ph.D. program at the University of Rochester in New York.  <READ MORE>

400 professors boycott

University of Rochester,

urging students not to attend

WASHINGTON POST - Hundreds of professors are urging their students not to apply to the University of Rochester, a private research university in western New York. The boycott comes after allegations that Florian Jaeger, a professor in the brain and cognitive science department, preyed on female students. Eight current and former Rochester researchers filed an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission complaint against the university in September for what they viewed as the administration's failure to adequately protect its students. <READ MORE>

9 Researchers Sue University

of Rochester over Sexual-

Harassment Allegations

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN - Nine researchers filed a federal lawsuit on 8 December against the University of Rochester in New York, its president Joel Seligman and its provost Robert Clark over their handling of alleged sexual harassment by a professor there. <READ MORE>

What 'Stranger Things' And

'SNL' Can Teach Us About

Sexual Harassment

FORBES - …That reluctance has been waning for me, in part because of my interview with Celeste Kidd. Kidd filed an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) complaint against the University of Rochester after years of sexual harassment that went unaddressed. Rather than, “I don’t have the answers, so I don’t want to talk about it,” Kidd’s approach is, “No one has the answers, so we have to talk about it.” <READ MORE>

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