We have put together a selection of different press articles, blog links and other material about the high profile trial between Assistant Professor Enrichetta Ravina & Columbia Business School.


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“Former Columbia U Prof Awarded $1.25M in Perv Retaliation Suit” — Jewish Voice (August 1, 2018)

“Appeal Planned By Former CBS Prof” — Poets & Quants (July 30, 2018)

“Jury Awards $1.25 Million to Former Columbia Prof After Bias Case” — Legal Insurection (July 30, 2018)

“Jury Awards Former Columbia B-School Prof $1.25 Million In Damages Due To Retaliation For Sexual Harassment Claims” — TaxProf Blog (July 29, 2018)

“Business School professor, Columbia found liable in former professor’s sexual harassment suit” — Columbia Spectator (July 29, 2018)

“This Columbia Professor Allegedly Told His Coworker He Was “Horny” And Tried To Kiss Her. A Jury Said It’s Not Sexual Harassment.” — BuzzFeed News (July 28, 2018)

“Ex-Columbia researcher awarded $1.25M in pervy colleague retaliation case” — New York Post (July 27, 2018)

“Tenured Columbia Prof’s Retaliation Against Female Researcher Could Cost $31 Million” — The Daily Caller (July 27, 2018)

“Columbia Bias Case Ends in $1.3 Million Payout to Professor” — Bloomberg (July 27, 2018)

“Former Columbia Prof Gets $1.25M Retaliation Award” — Law 360 (July 27, 2018)

“Prof Wins $1.25 Million From Columbia & B-School Professor Geert Bekaert” — Poets & Quants (July 27, 2018)

“Columbia Business School Prof Found Guilty Of Retaliation In Explosive #MeToo Case” — Poets & Quants (July 26, 2018)

“Jury Says Columbia Professor Retaliated Against Colleague” — The Wall Street Journal (July  26, 2018)

“Columbia, Prof Liable For Retaliating Against Ex-Colleague” — Law 360 (July 26, 2018)

“Columbia business professor retaliated against female colleague who claimed harassment, jury finds” — New York Daily News (July 26, 2018)

“Jury Could Define University Liability in Sexual Harassment Trial” — Insurance Journal (July 26, 2018)

“Columbia on the Hook for Professor Retaliation in Bias Case” — Bloomberg (July 26, 2018)

“Jury Finds Columbia Business Professor Liable for Retaliation Against Female Ex-Colleague” — New York Law Journal (July 26, 2018)

“Former Assistant Professor Wins Retaliation Claim Against Columbia” — New York Times (July 26, 2018)

“Columbia Bias Suit Jury to Decide if Professor Crossed the Line” — Bloomberg (July 25, 2018)

“A Tale of Two Lawyers In Columbia’s Trial” — Poets & Quants (July 25, 2018)

“Why Columbia Will Lose Its #MeToo Trial” — Poets & Quants (July 24, 2018)

“CBS Dean Calls Faculty Dispute ‘A Soap Opera’” — Poets & Quants (July 20, 2018)

“Columbia Probed Four Separate Harassment Cases At Its B-School In One Year” — Poets & Quants (July 17, 2018)

“Professor Denies Talking About Sex to Columbia Colleague” — Bloomberg (July 17, 2018)

“Columbia Prof Also Accused Of Harassing MBA Student” — Poets & Quants (July 16, 2018)

“Ivy League Prof. Accused of Sexual Harassment: Laws Are Biased Against ‘Privileged White Males’” — Law & Crime (July 14, 2018)

“Columbia Finance Professor Says Harassment Accuser ‘a Friend’” — Bloomberg (July 13, 2018)

“Ivy League professor who ‘sabotaged researcher’s academic career after she refused to have sex with him’ says U.S. laws are ‘biased against privileged white men'” — DailyMail (July 13, 2018)

“Columbia professor accused of harassment: Americans are total p—ies” — New York Post (July 13, 2018)

“Columbia professor accused of sexual harassment complains U.S. laws are ‘biased’ against privileged white men” — New York Daily News (July 13, 2018)

“Lawsuit claims Columbia refused to stop Business School professor’s harassment, fired accuser” — Columbia Spectator (July 13, 2018)

“Columbia professor accused of sexual harassment takes stand in $30M civil case” — New York Daily News (July 12, 2008)

“Spurned Columbia Prof Admits Stalling Colleague’s Research” — Law 360 (July 12, 2018)

“Columbia Harassment Claim Was Deemed Woman’s Communication Fail” — Bloomberg (July 11, 2018)

“Sharp Contrasts Mark Opening Of Columbia Business School Sexual Harassment Trial” — TaxProf Blog (July 11, 2018)

“Former Columbia University researcher: Lots of meetings, but ‘nothing was getting done’ about alleged sexual harassment” — New York Daily News (July 11, 2018)

“Columbia B-School’s Shocking #MeToo Trial: ‘Blunt Belgium’ Calls Mentee ‘An Evil Bitch” — Poets & Quants (July 11, 2018)

“Ex-Columbia Professor Tells Jury of Male Mentor’s Harassment” — Bloomberg (July 10, 2018)

“Ex-Columbia Prof Recalls Mentor’s ‘Stomach Churning’ Date” — Law 360 (July 10, 2018)

“Columbia University sexual harassment accuser testifies in $30 million case” — New York Daily News (July 10, 2018)

“Ex-Columbia professor: Pervy colleague boasted about sex life, hookers” — New York Post (July 10, 2018)

“Ex-Columbia Finance Professor to Tell Jury of Sexual Harassment” — Bloomberg, (July 9, 2018)

Columbia University sexual harassment trial opens with allegations of professional treachery” — New York Daily News (July 9, 2018)

“Ex-Columbia professor to take stand in sex harassment trial against university” — New York Post (July 9, 2018)

“Sharp Contrasts Mark Opening of Columbia Business School Sexual Harassment Trial” — New York Law Journal (July 9, 2018)

Ex-Columbia academic’s $30M sex harassment lawsuit against the university heads to court”– New York Daily News (July 7, 2018)

 “Columbia Professor Files Sexual Harassment Suit Against University” — New York Times (March 23, 2018)

“A Mentorship Goes Bad At Columbia B-School” — Poets & Quants (March 23, 2018)