Northwestern University and J. Michael Bailey

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Northwestern University is home base to several key people involved in the publication of The Man Who Would Be Queen by J. Michael Bailey. Bailey was Chair of their psychology department until shortly before he was secretly disciplined following an internal investigation into his research activities in November 2004.

Faculty and staff

J. Michael Bailey

Daniel I.P. Linzer

Joan Linsenmeier

Jeff Sherman

Aaron S. Greenberg

Pat Vaughn Tremmel

Susan Mineka

Alan Sanders

Graduate students under Bailey

Gerulf Rieger

Elizabeth Latty

Khytam Dawood

Chris Skidmore

David Sylva

Meredith Chivers

Undergaduates

Anjelica Kieltyka

Daria Cooper

Ted Barlow

Robert VerBruggen

Formal complaints

Many women portrayed in Bailey's book have registered formal complaints with Northwestern about Bailey's research methodology

(07-03-2003) LINK: Full text of formal complaint (by Anjelica Kieltyka)

(07-14-2003) LINK: Full text of formal complaint (by Victoria)

(07-23-2003) LINK: Full text of formal complaint (by a third Bailey research subject)

(07-23-2003) LINK: Full text of formal complaint (by a fourth Bailey research subject)

(07-29-2003) LINK: Full text of formal complaint (by Deirdre McCloskey and Lynn Conway)

Northwestern's full investigation

On 12 November 2003, Northwestern University's oversight committee for the protection of research subjects notified Anjelica Kieltyka that they and Dean Daniel I.P. Linzer were recommending proceeding to a full investigation.

Full text of the letter follows the scan.

Vice President for Research
Northwestern University
Rebecca Brown Center
633 Clark Street
Evanston, Illinios 60208

November 12, 2003

Ms. Anjelica Kieltyka

[address removed]

Dear Ms. Kieltyka,

The ad-hoc committee inquiring into the allegations of research misconduct against Professor J. Michael Bailey has completed its work. The committee and the Dean of the Judd A. and Marjorie Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences recommend proceeding with a full investigation of the allegation that professor Bailey did not obtain the informed consent of research subjects. I concur, and have directed that an investigation committee be established.

Sincerely,

[signed]

C. Bradley Moore
Vice President for Research
Professor of Chemistry

CBM/fh
cc: L. Todd Leasia

vp-researchATnorthwestern.edu Phone 847-491-3485 Fax 847-467-4620

Other documents related to Northwestern University

Daily Northwestern student newspaper coverage

LINK: Letter to Northwestern University leadership (by Ben Barres, M.D., Ph.D.)

LINK: Letter to Northwestern University leadership (by Ben Barres, M.D., Ph.D.)

LINK: Author is ripped for transsexual research (by Robert Becker, Chicago Tribune)

LINK: NU investigates charges over book (by Robert Becker, Chicago Tribune)

LINK: Letter to Psychology faculty

LINK: Lynn Conway's letter to Bailey's replacement, Alice Eagly