Title IX / Sexual Harassment

It is vital for every employee to understand that sexual and gender based harassment in the workplace is discriminatory and unlawful, as well as a violation of individual rights and of organizational values. Harvard University and SEAS are committed to preventing sexual harassment and to responding promptly to any reported incidents. If you believe that you have been subject to sexual or gender based harassment at SEAS or elsewhere at Harvard, or you have observed such a situation, please contact:

Heidi Shea
Human Resources Consultant
617-496-8445
hshea@seas.harvard.edu

Steve Marley (interim June - September 2017)
Director of Human Resources
617-495-4586
marley@seas.harvard.edu

Resources:

Sexual Harassment Designated Officers

For complaints against Staff:

Heidi Shea
hshea@seas.harvard.edu
617-496-8445
20 University Road, 6th Floor, SEAS Suite 651, Cambridge, MA 02138
Meet your Title IX Coordinator for SEAS Staff

For complaints against Faculty:

Kwok Yu, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs
kwok_yu@harvard.edu
(617) 495-7483
University Hall, 111
Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA 02138

Johannah Park, Appointments Administrator and Sexual Harassment Officer
jkpark@fas.harvard.edu
(617) 495-9892
University Hall, 403
Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA 02138

Seth Avakian, Program Officer for Title IX and Professional Conduct
avakian@fas.harvard.edu
(617) 495-9583
University Hall, 414A
Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA 02138

For complaints against an Undergraduate Student:

Emily Miller, Title IX Coordinator
emilymiller@fas.harvard.edu
(617) 496-3336
Smith Campus Center, Suite 470
1350 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138

Jeffrey Berg, Assistant Director, Research and Fellowships
jmberg@fas.harvard.edu
(617) 495-5050
77 Dunster Street, 2nd Floor
Cambridge, MA 02138

For complaints against a Graduate Student:

Jackie Yun, Director of Student Services
jyun@fas.harvard.edu
(617) 495-5005
Lehman Hall - Dudley House B-2
Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA 02138

Seth Avakian, Program Officer for Title IX and Professional Conduct
avakian@fas.harvard.edu
(617) 495-9583
University Hall, 414A
Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA 02138

Office of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response:

Alicia Oeser, Director, Office of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response

oeser@fas.harvard.edu
617-496-5636
75 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 

Additional Resources

University Services

Office for Sexual and Gender-Based Dispute Resolution | 617-495-3786
Office of Sexual Assault Prevention & Response | 617-495-9100
University Mental Health Services | 617-495-2042
Bureau of Study Counsel | 617-495-2581
Harvard University Health Services | 617-495-5711
Harvard Chaplains | 617-495-5529
Harvard University Police Department | 617-495-1212
Response student group (nightly undergraduate student peer counseling) 9pm-8am | 617-495-9600

Community Resources

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center’s Rape Crisis Intervention Center | 617-667-8141
Boston Area Rape Crisis Center | 617-492-8306 or 1-800-841-8371
Cambridge Police Department Sexual Assault Unit | 617-349-9342
The Cambridge Hospital Victims of Violence Program | 617-591-6360
Middlesex District Attorney Victim/Witness Bureau | 781-897-8490
Victim Rights Law Center | 617-399-6720

State and Federal Agencies

Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination      
One Ashburton Place, Room 601       
Boston, Massachusetts 02108     
617-994-6000

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 
John F. Kennedy Federal Building, Room 475       
Government Center       
Boston, Massachusetts 02203       
617-565-3200