An anonymous professor has started a tumblr humorously characterizing life as a college professor… with gifs! Here are some of my favorites but, if you’re a professor or want to know what it’s like to be one, and you can handle a bit of snark, you should definitely go on over!
Arriving Late to My Friend’s Panel
When Academics Attend Conference Presentations
When Tenure Track Faculty Hear About a Course Release
Revise and Resubmit
Fourteenth Week of the Semester
At the Department Party, When My Chair “Asked” Me to Join the Assessment Committee
When Someone Says, “You only teach two classes? What do you do all day?”
Thanks to Ben C. for the tip!Lisa Wade, PhD is a professor at Occidental College. She is the author of American Hookup, a book about college sexual culture, and a textbook about gender. You can follow her on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.