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Name: Anita Faye Hill                                                                 
Born: 30 July 1956                                                                   
Anita Faye Hill (born July 30, 1956) is a professor of social policy, law, and       
women's studies at Brandeis University at the Heller School for Social Policy         
and Management and a former colleague of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence         
Thomas. She is best known for claiming at Thomas' 1991 Senate confirmation           
hearings that Thomas had made provocative statements to her about sex while he       
was her supervisor.                                                                   
Anita F. Hill was born in Lone Tree, Oklahoma, Hill received her undergraduate       
degree from Oklahoma State University in 1977 and her Juris Doctor degree from       
Yale Law School in 1980.                                                             
A professor of social policy, law, and women's studies, Hill was admitted to the     
District of Columbia Bar in 1980. Hill began her law career as an associate with     
the Washington, D.C., firm of Wald, Harkrader & Ross. In 1981 she served as           
counsel to the assistant secretary of the Department of Education's Office for       
Civil Rights. From 1982 to 1983, she moved on to serve as assistant to the           
chairman of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Clarence Thomas (see         
below). Hill became a professor at Oral Roberts University, where she actively       
taught from 1983 to 1986. In 1986, she joined the faculty at the University of       
Oklahoma College of Law.