Judge Finds Analysis Of University’s Tenure Process Beyond Expert’s Expertise

(March 23, 2016, 1:43 PM EDT) -- PHILADELPHIA — An expert’s analysis of the tenure process at a university is beyond her expertise, a Pennsylvania federal judge held March 21, excluding testimony in a gender discrimination lawsuit on the social science of stereotyping (Kristen Stromberg Childers, Ph.D. v. Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania, No. 14-2439, E.D. Pa.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 35827).

(Memorandum available. Document #30-160415-015Z.)

Kristen Stromberg Childers sued the trustees of the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Pennsylvania Human Relations...
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