University Pays $1.1M To Settle Sex Harassment Suit

Law360, New York (July 13, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The University of Missouri-Kansas agreed on Thursday to pay $1.1 million to two women who brought a sexual harassment lawsuit alleging the work environment at a laboratory in UMKC’s psychology department was sexually hostile to women.

Linda S. Garavalia, an associate professor in the psychology department, and Megan Pinkston-Camp, a former doctoral student in the department, filed the suit about a year ago.

According to the suit, the heads of the lab—C. Keith Haddock and Walker S. Carlos Poston II—sought sexual favors, circulated torture videos and...
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