Chicago Professor Resigns Amid Sexual Misconduct Investigation
The resignation of Jason Lieb, a prominent molecular biologist, comes amid complaints about how universities handle sexual harassment in their science departments.
I like how after all the hemming and hawing, the department just decided to all vote to hire this guy anyway (who they knew had an affair with a student) ... (2016 NYT article from
And then of course there's Jason Lieb, who admitted during a job interview to have had an affair with one of his own students - UChicago hired Lieb anyway, then he raped a student there.
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Weird Jason Lieb is still listed on
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at Science often came up in my interviews. Some knew of my own reporting on a molecular biologist who resigned from U-Chicago in 2016 after violating its sexual harassment policy.