Linfield University terminated Daniel Pollack-Pelzner, chairman of Ronni Lacroute of Shakespeare Studies, in April on the grounds that he violated his “duties” to the institution “.Faculty trustee Pollack-Pelzner recently stated that Linfield’s board of directors has In revenge, he urged them to do more Regarding sexual misconduct reported in their team. Jew Polak Pelzner also said that some board members, including Linfield President Miles Davis, made anti-Semitic remarks against him.Dismissal The academic community that shocked the country.
Now he is suing the university. Oregon Public Broadcasting The professor’s legal team stated in a statement that the dismissal violated protections against whistleblowers and violated the Oregon Workplace Fairness Act, which prohibits employers from restricting employees’ communication on sexual harassment and sexual assault. ability”.
Linfield’s spokesperson Scott Nelson said in an email to OPB: “It’s disappointing, but it’s not surprising that former professor Daniel Pollack-Pelzner filed a lawsuit. We believe his statement is baseless and we will not let them distract. Attention to the important work being done by the university.”