Prof Notes: Wry Observations on Academic Life (Paperback)
Prof Notes provides a behind-the-scenes look at the quirky and delightful world of higher education. Melissa S. Anderson finds humor and insight in tiny details of everyday academic life, as well as in the grand gestures of a university. In pithy, irreverent notes, she lets her deep affection for the academic world shine through, even as she calls attention to its absurdities.
This wry commentary prompts nods, guffaws and eye rolls of recognition from those living the academic life - faculty members, administrators, graduate students, staff members, postdocs, researchers, instructors and college students. For others who are curious about what goes on in higher education, Prof Notes is an engaging, revealing introduction to the rhythms and practices of an academic year.