Anita Faye Hill (born July 30, 1956) is an American attorney and academic. She was born near Morris, Oklahoma. She is a university professor of social policy, law, and women's studies at Brandeis University.
Hill became known in 1991 when she accused U.S. Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas, her supervisor at the United States Department of Education and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, of sexual harassment.
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- Maureen Dowd (October 8, 1991). "The Thomas Nomination: The Senate and Sexism; Panel's Handling of Harassment Allegation Renews Questions About an All-Male Club". The New York Times. Retrieved October 28, 2011.