Professor receives slew of backlash after f-word e-mail – The Daily Iowan

Professor receives slew of backlash after f-word e-mail

BY NINA EARNEST | APRIL 22, 2011

A University of Iowa professor who sent a vulgar e-mail to members of the UI College Republicans has seen an outpouring of negative e-mails from students, graduates, and community members.

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UI anthropology/women’s studies Professor Ellen Lewin has received more than 370 e-mails in the last two days, expressing strong distaste for the message she sent Monday. The e-mails were obtained by The Daily Iowan through an open records request.

In response to the College Republicans’ universitywide e-mail encouraging students to take part in “Conservative Coming Out Week,” Lewin sent an e-mail saying, “FUCK YOU, REPUBLICANS.”

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