Rebecca Scofield is an author and assistant professor of history at the university focusing on gender, sexuality and the American West, among other topics, according to her website.
Two people place flowers at a growing memorial in front of a campus entrance sign for the University of Idaho, Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022, in Moscow, Idaho.
"What's even worse is that these untrue statements create safety issues for the Professor and her family," the statement continued.
Professor Scofield twice sent cease and desist letters to Ms. Guillard, but Ms. Guillard has continued to make false statements, knowing they are false.
A flyer asks the public for information as police investigate the stabbing deaths of four University of Idaho students in Moscow, Idaho.
"Professor Scofield did not participate in the murders, and she had never met any of the victims, let alone entered a romantic relationship with them.
Guillard's videos have been viewed millions of times, amplifying Guillard's online persona at the expense of Professor Scofield's reputation.". »