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UC-Davis professor under investigation for ‘revolting’ post threatening the children of ‘Zionist journalists’

The chancellor of a California university condemned an assistant professor’s apparent social media posting threatening violence against “Zionist journalists” as “revolting” on Thursday.

An account affiliated with a University of California-Davis faculty member named Jemma Decristo posted last week on X, “One group of ppl we have easy access to in the US is all these Zionist journalists who spread propaganda & misinformation… they have houses w addresses, kids in school… they can fear their bosses, but they should fear us more.” The post ended with emojis depicting a knife, axe and drops of blood. 

Her biography page on the UC-Davis website had an error message, but the The Forward reported an archived biography described her as “an assistant professor in American studies and African American studies.” Her X account is now private.

Chancellor Gary S. May released a statement saying he disagreed wholeheartedly with the remarks and explained how the university was proceeding.

The university is located in northern California, just west of the capital city of Sacramento.

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