A former University of Pittsburgh professor who engaged in an affair with a research assistant can continue with his defamation case against the assistant over claims she affected his ability to get another teaching job and sent a picture of his penis to his wife and 37 associates.

In Wang v. Lee, U.S. District Judge Arthur J. Schwab of the Western District of Pennsylvania denied Tuesday defendant Aram Lee’s motion for summary judgment, ruling there were too many factual questions remaining in the case, including whether Lee was ever pregnant with plaintiff Tianyi Wang’s children and the basis of Lee’s anti-harassment claims against Wang.

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