Former Graduate Student's Gender-Discrimination Case Is Dismissed

Monica Emeldi

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Monica A. Emeldi contended in her lawsuit that she had been retaliated against after she complained about unequal treatment of women in her Ph.D. program in the University of Oregon’s College of Education.

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Monica A. Emeldi contended in her lawsuit that she had been retaliated against after she complained about unequal treatment of women in her Ph.D. program in the University of Oregon’s College of Education.

A federal judge has dismissed a gender-bias lawsuit brought against the University of Oregon by a former graduate student.

The plaintiff, Monica A. Emeldi, contended in her lawsuit that she had been retaliated against after she complained about unequal treatment of women in her Ph.D. program in the university's College of Education. She said she had been prevented from completing the program when the chair