A white male University of New Hampshire chemistry professor allegedly posed as a “woman of color” on Twitter to attack work colleagues.
Craig Chapman has been fired from his position for reportedly tweeting under the name, The Science Femme and handle @piney_the to serially harass progressives, transgender people, and people of color to his over 13,000 followers.
In a June 30 post on Twitter, Chapman, according to the school’s newspaper, The New Hampshire, tweeted, “I was successful in killing my dept’s woke statement on recent social unrest,” calling it “a toxic ideology that cannot be given an inch.”
He also boasted about “removing all woke terminology from the statement including anti-racism, white supremacy, white privilege, and claims of systemic racism.”
In other posts, Chapman reportedly claimed to be “an immigrant woman of color who grew up in poverty, sleeping on a dirt floor.”
The University of New Hampshire said it was investigating the incident.
“UNH was recently made aware of allegations on social media about a member of its faculty,” a spokesperson told The Daily Beast.
“We are deeply troubled by what we’ve learned so far and immediately launched an investigation. The employee at the center of allegations on social media is on leave and not in the classroom. In order to protect the integrity of the ongoing investigation the university is unable to comment further.”
Chapman is among many others who have faked being Black in recent times. Last month, Black Lives Matter organizer Satchuel Cole, apologized for lying about being Black. The Indiana activist, who is well known for racial and social justice advocacy, apologized in a social media post for taking “space as a Black person while knowing I am white.”
An African-American history professor at George Washington University, Jessica Krug, also confessed that she has been posing as a Black woman for over a decade even though she is in actual fact, Caucasian.