It also appears that the deceased employee had contacted university administrators more than a dozen times to complain about his treatment, and at least one co-worker has also supported the claim that Genoways engaged in bullying. Genoways has released a statement, but refuses to be interviewed about the events (so far).
Even stranger details have come to light: theoretically Genoways is currently on leave from the VQR because he has received a
I will also note the irony that Genoways, who has argued for a return to 'moral' fiction, is accused of these actions. Perhaps reading 'ethical' fiction actually doesn't make you a better person?
On the topic of Ethics, we should perhaps consider the words of those great philosophers, the Coen brothers: