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A member of the faculty at an institution of higher learning who has attained its highest possible academic rank and possesses special knowledge in an occupation requiring special skills

professor

Academia A member of the faculty at an institution of higher learning who has attained its highest possible academic rank, who possesses special knowledge in an occupation requiring special skills. See 'Chair. '. Cf, Lecturer.
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The second step necessary for this analysis requires a look at the socioeconomic status ("SES") makeup of students who matriculate at the traditional law professorate's feeder schools.
While a number of feminist theories may be employed to study academic women, liberal feminism, which does not change the core assumptions of the culture of the professorate, is the most prevalent lens employed by researchers.
war machine and a victory for the cause of human self-determination." These outrageous comments were defended by many in the American professorate, and DeGenova continues to teach at Columbia, where he lists his current research as focused on "the politics of race and immigration in relation to the Homeland Security State and the so-called 'War on Terrorism.'"
Although prescription is beyond Labaree's stated purpose, the reader is left to ponder how to address status issues that clearly affect whether the education professorate can influence educational policy and practice.
This project was supported by the University of Puerto Rico Alliance for the Graduate Education and the Professorate fellowship (Grant No NSF/AGEP-HRD # 0302696).
The results of this study are intended to extend prior research in other disciplines into the counselor education domain by exploring perceptions of the traditional domains of the professorate, namely, teaching, service, and scholarship.
"It is a skewed notion of dissent to think that one's classroom should be deployed as the counterweight to conservatism in the rest of the culture," he asserts, dismissing one of the customary apologies for the leftist tilt of the professorate. He calls some versions of "diversity training" exercises in "hamhandedness," and prefers not to know about the "hooking up" habits of undergrads.
Tenure is probably the most cherished reward that is well sought after within the professorate. Tenure is an affirmation of the potential and future promise of a faculty member to excel in academia based on the evidence of past and current contributions to the institution and to the profession.
Articles portraying concerned and responsive foundations professorate were published in professional journals relevant to the social and psychological foundations as well as in more broadly based journals such as the Harvard Educational Review and the Teachers College Record.
Scholarship Reconsidered: Priorities of the Professorate. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
For instance, in the first interview, I asked questions to build a focused life history of each participant, centering on questions about their trajectory to the professorate; their formative experiences in high school, college, and graduate school; their experiences as proteges, including descriptions of mentors that they may have had; and their personal philosophy around mentoring.
To believe conservative critics, the professorate is loaded with liberals, democrats, Marxists and a variety of other left-of-center ideologies.