You can’t be an academic!

Posted: October 13, 2010 by Jender in You can't be a professor/lecturer

When I arrived at my first job in the late 1970s the faculty, which was unionized, was staging a labor action that involved picketing. On the picket line I met a professor from another department who asked if I was a librarian. “No,” I replied, “I’m a new professor.” “Oh, he said, “Well you don’t look like a professor, you look like a librarian.”

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