Anita Hill Named University Professor at Brandeis

anitaHillThe board of trustees of Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts, has named Anita Hill to the post of University Professor. Professor Hill joined the Brandeis faculty in 1998. Earlier, she taught at the law schools of Oral Roberts University and the University of Oklahoma. Professor Hill came to national prominence in 1991 when she accused Supreme Court Justice nominee Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment.

Frederick M. Lawrence, professor and president of Brandeis University, stated that “Anita Hill is a national voice on the complex and often challenging issues of race, gender and workplace discrimination in America. Her legal and social scientific scholarship and her experience as a public servant have given her a perspective that she uses so effectively in the classroom, as a mentor to our students, and as a faculty colleague.”

Anita Hill  is a graduate of Oklahoma State University and Yale Law School.

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  1. Carolyn Grimstead says:

    Congratulations!!! She deserves it!

  2. Julie Dennis says:

    Congratulations Ms Hill You are one of my favorite heros. I still remember your courageous stand for truth & justice. You could not be bought. Now you are FREE and he is still Bound.

    • Ronald B. Saunders says:

      U.S. Senator Joe Biden sat on testimony that could have corroborated Ms Hill’s statement in reference to the conduct of Clarence Thomas who was the former incompetent Director of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
      Congratulations Ms. Hill for standing up and speaking truth to power.

  3. Shanette M. Harris says:

    Congratulations! Proud of you.

  4. Dr. Janet Barber says:

    Fantastic! I consider you to be: Continuous Courage in Action. Thank you and congratulations!!

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