Oregon whistleblowing professor wins settlement

An English professor won a $1 million settlement after he was fired for reporting incidents of antisemitism and sexual harassment. In firing him, Linfield University violated school policy in not affording Daniel Pollack-Pelzer due process. (The Free Speech Center, February 27, 2023, by Dennis Hetzel(

Pollack-Pelzer said of the settlement, “Everyone should be able to work and study without fear of discrimination or harassment, and everyone should be able to report their safety concerns without fear of retaliation.” His firing prompted national and international protests. (The Oregonian, February 14, 2023, by Maxine Bernstein)

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