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Berkeley Professor Accused of Sexual Harassment Files Defamation Lawsuits Against Alleged Victims 

Blake Wentworth, an assistant professor in University of California-Berkeley’s South and Southeast Asian studies department, has filed a defamation lawsuit against three women—two graduate students and one former undergraduate—who accused him of repeated sexual harassment. In the lawsuit, Wentworth accuses the three women of “intentional infliction of emotional distress,” resulting from lawsuits they filed after Berkeley found that Wentworth had violated campus sexual harassment policies.
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