Cv vitolo haddad a graduate student at the university of wisconsin madison has resigned from a teaching position after admitting on social media that they falsely claimed to be a person of color. Cv vitolo haddad a graduate student at the university of wisconsin in madison has resigned their teaching position after admitting to misrepresenting their race.
One of their family members commented on the now defunct facebook status that no one in the family identifies as black.
Cv vitolo haddad facebook. Vitolo haddad published a blog on medium on september 6 apologizing for taking some very wrong turns and deceiving people. Cv vitolo haddad uw madison white grad teacher who falsely identified as black. The revelation comes weeks after white george washington university associate professor jessica krug admitting pretending to be black her entire career.
Cv vitolo haddad who uses the pronoun they was to begin teaching at fresno state in fall 2021 pending a background check the university said in a statement on thursday. Deceptive about racial identity. Passed as black these are all people seeking to gain social capital political advantage and or economic opportunity by co opting the ethnicity of minorities.
Cv vitolo haddad s hand was forced by an anonymous medium post on september 4 that appeared to out the former teaching assistant. Another academic racial fraud. The author said they had been exposed to conflicting information about vitolo haddad s racial identity since the two met upon vitolo haddad s matriculation to uw as.
But in a series of apologies issued over the past week they said they have distorted their ancestry failed to correct others assumptions about their ethnic origins and relied. Cv vitolo haddad a graduate student in the school of journalism and mass communication who uses they them pronouns said they identify as southern italian sicilian. The post included screenshots of social media posts and.
We condemn cv vitolo haddad s appropriation of black and brown identities. The graduate worker s union at the university of wisconsin madison also issued a statement posted on its facebook page.