Thomas Roma, a photographer and professor at Columbia University in New York, has been accused of sexual misconduct by five women who spoke to the New York Times. Roma is the director of the photography program at Columbia’s School of the Arts. His work can be found in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Art Institute of Chicago, among others. The professor’s lawyer said that the artist denies the allegations.
[Update:] According to the New York Times, Roma tendered his resignation from the university late Wednesday evening.