A white male professor from the University of New Hampshire was discovered to have been secretly tweeting under a false account named The Science Femme with the handle @piney_the.
Craig Chapman used that Twitter account to post rants against the left, transgender, and even people of color to the more than 13,000 followers. Once it was discovered that Chapman was behind the account, he was fired from his position as an assistant professor of chemistry for posing as a “woman of color,” according to The Daily Beast.
What Craig Chapman of @UofNH did—pretending to be a WoC online and serially harassing women scientists under that fake identity—is appalling behavior. It is equally disturbing that the UNH Chemistry dept chair is defending him. https://t.co/Ks49kbjRMX
— Rachel Bell (@primate_eco_evo) October 6, 2020
The University of New Hampshire said that incident was under investigation.
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