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‘Deplorable’ NYU Professor Sues University, Colleagues for Defamation

‘Deplorable’ NYU Professor Sues University, Colleagues for Defamation

By Sarah Jackson, Deputy News Editor

January 29, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

Self-proclaimed "deplorable" LS professor Michael Rectenwald is suing NYU and four professors for defamation. The basis of the suit is a series of department-wide emails from last May, in which he was called a racist and sexist, among other things.

NYU’s Deplorable Professor Goes After John Jay Professor Over ‘Dead Cops’

NYU’s Deplorable Professor Goes After John Jay Professor Over ‘Dead Cops’

By Mark Sheffer, Contributing Writer

September 27, 2017


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

NYU Professor Michael Rectenwald, aka @antipcnyuprof, condemns former NYU professor and Antifa supporter for violent tweet.

Reply to LS Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Working Group

Reply to LS Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Working Group

By Michael Rectenwald

February 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

In response to the Liberal Studies Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Workforce, NYU Professor Michael Rectenwald explains why the Social Justice Warrior ideology should be expunged, both within the university and beyond it.

Anti-PC NYU Professor Is Now Promoted

Anti-PC NYU Professor Is Now Promoted

By Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor

November 18, 2016


Filed under News, University News

Michael Rectenwald, known as "Deplorable NYU Professor," has been given full professorship.

University Gives Anti PC Professor Ultimatum on Paid Leave

University Gives Anti PC Professor Ultimatum on Paid Leave

By Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor

November 4, 2016


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

The controversy between NYU and Michael Rectenwald, better known by his Twitter alias Deplorable NYU Prof continues after his Washington Post op-ed.

Despite Inconsistent Stories, Anti-PC Prof Should Return to Classes

Despite Inconsistent Stories, Anti-PC Prof Should Return to Classes

By WSN Editorial Board

November 4, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Whether or not Rectenwald’s grievances were valid, his integrity has been challenged by the inaccuracy of his own narrative. His false allegations are evidence that he is not a misunderstood victim, but a hypocrite.

Anti-PC NYU Professor Put on Paid Leave

Anti-PC NYU Professor Put on Paid Leave

By Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor

October 31, 2016


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

Deplorable NYU Professor is now on paid leave for the rest of the semester.

Censorship of @antipcnyuprof is Problematic

Censorship of @antipcnyuprof is Problematic

By WSN Editorial Board

October 31, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Rectenwald’s conduct was inappropriate, but the school’s rash decision to put him on ice has potentially far-reaching consequences.

Letter to the Editor: Liberal Studies Rejects @antipcnyuprof’s Faulty Claims

Letter to the Editor: Liberal Studies Rejects @antipcnyuprof’s Faulty Claims

By Members of the Liberal Studies Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Working Group

October 26, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

A group of Liberal Studies faculty, staff and students reacts to the Deplorable NYU Professor and what he stands for.