John Casey
Author, Professor

Allegations Summary:
Sexual harassment
Alleged Victim Gender:

John Casey is an American author and professor of creative writing at The University of Virginia. He’s known for his novels, including An American RomanceTestimony and DemeanorSpartinaSupper at the Black PearlThe Half-life of Happiness, and Compass Rose.

In November 2017, a former student accused Casey of sexual harassment, saying that he repeatedly touched her and other female students and make distasteful comments about women.