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Full professors at all types of institutions usually spend a larger portion of their time conducting research than do assistant professors, instructors, and lecturers.
New tenure-track faculty usually are hired as instructors or assistant professors, and must serve a period—usually 7 years—under term contracts.
By rank, the average was $91,548 for professors, $65,113 for associate professors, $54,571 for assistant professors, $39,899 for instructors, and $45,647 for lecturers.
www.bls.gov /oco/ocos066.htm   (3686 words)

  Michael E. Porter - Biography - Faculty & Research   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Professor Porter, the author of 17 books and over 125 articles, is a leading authority on competitive strategy and the competitiveness and economic development of nations, states, and regions.
Professor Porter is a member of the Executive Committee of the Council on Competitiveness, a private-sector organization made up of chief executive officers of major corporations, unions, and universities, and has provided intellectual leadership for a number of the Council's major programs.
Professor Porter was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and has lived and traveled throughout the world as the son of a career Army officer.
dor.hbs.edu /fi_redirect.jhtml?facInfo=bio&facEmId=mporter&loc=extn   (2307 words)

  Professor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Professor by courtesy: a professor who is primarily and originally associated with one academic department, but has become officially associated with a second department, institute, or program within the university and has assumed a professor's duty in that second department as well.
Typically, such a professor may be invaluable to his university department in procuring research funding and/or in publishing scholarly works, and therefore the department would prefer that he not distract himself with teaching duties that are not directly linked to his research activities.
In fiction, in accordance with a stereotype, professors are often depicted as being shy and absent-minded.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Professor   (3751 words)

 Professor X - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Professor Charles Francis Xavier, also known as Professor X, is a fictional comic book superhero and founder of the X-Men in the Marvel Universe.
Professor Xavier is a mutant and is the one of world's most powerful telepaths.
Professor X is Carlos Javier in the miniseries Marvel 1602, set at the end of the Elizabethan Era in an alternate universe.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Professor_X   (4630 words)

 Professor - LoveToKnow 1911
PROFESSOR (the Latin noun formed from the verb profiteri, to declare publicly, to acknowledge, profess), a term now properly confined to a teacher of a special grade at a university.
To these names must be added that of "professor." The "three titles of Master, Doctor, Professor, were in the middle ages absolutely synonymous" (H. Rashdall, The Universities of Europe in the Middle Ages, 1895, i.
At Paris in the faculties of theology, medicine and arts professor is more frequently used than doctor but less so than magister; at Bologna the teachers of law are known as professores or doctores (id.).
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Professor   (395 words)

 Gordon Tullock - GMU Economics Department   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Gordon Tullock is University Professor of Law and Economics and Distinguished Research Fellow in the James M. Buchanan Center for Political Economy at George Mason University.
Professor Tullock is author of twenty-three books and several hundred articles in economics, public choice, law and economics, bio-economics and foreign affairs.
Professor Tullock's 1967 article entitled: 'The Welfare Costs of Tariffs, Monopolies and Theft' is a widely cited classic that has generated a major ongoing research program in the political economy of rent seeking.
www.gmu.edu /departments/economics/faculty/gtullock.html   (312 words)

 Professor Gary Dill - Self Defense Systems, International / Jeet Kune Do Association
Professor Gary Dill has the rare honor of being one of the few original students who trained in one of Bruce Lee's three JKD schools while Bruce was still alive and heading up the JKD training program.
Professor Dill trained at Bruce's Oakland JKD branch school under Sifu James Yimm (Jimmy) Lee, which was located in James' garage.
On a personal note, Professor Dill has spent many years in law enforcement, having served as a federal intelligence agent, state police criminal investigator, and as a chief of police.
www.jkd-garydill.com /professor.htm   (457 words)

 The Citizen Scientist
But there was a gravely disturbing side to that otherwise scientifically significant meeting, for I watched in amazement as a few hundred members of the Texas Academy of Science rose to their feet and gave a standing ovation to a speech that enthusiastically advocated the elimination of 90 percent of Earth's population by airborne Ebola.
However, Professor Pianka did not mention that Ebola victims die a slow and torturous death as the virus initiates a cascade of biological calamities inside the victim that eventually liquefy the internal organs.
Immediately almost every scientist, professor and college student present stood to their feet and vigorously applauded the man who had enthusiastically endorsed the elimination of 90 percent of the human population.
www.sas.org /tcs/weeklyIssues_2006/2006-04-07/feature1p/index.html   (1807 words)

With the exception of scheduled classes-which can consume as few as three hours a week in graduate universities or up to twelve to sixteen hours per week for undergraduates-a professor’s time is largely spent on research, preparing class material, meeting with students, or however else she chooses.
The most difficult years of being a professor are the early ones, when there is great pressure to publish a significant body of work to establish the credentials that lead to tenure.
In addition, the significant administrative positions in colleges and universities are usually filled by former and current professors, and it is not uncommon for careers in university administration to develop from teaching careers.
www.princetonreview.com /cte/profiles/dayInLife.asp?careerID=127   (483 words)

 Wayne State University Law School - Faculty & Administration
Professor Henning has received a number of teaching awards, including the President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, whose recipients are selected from among the entire Wayne State University faculty, and the Donald H. Gordon Teaching Award that is presented by the alumni of the Law School.
Professor Henning recently became a co-author of the Criminal volumes of the late Professor Charles Alan Wright’s Federal Practice and Procedure treatise, which is among the most cited reference works in judicial opinions on issues related to federal rules and practice.
Professor Henning is an elected member of the American Law Institute, and treasurer of the American National Section of the International Association of Penal Law.
www.law.wayne.edu /faculty/profiles/henning_peter.html   (583 words)

 Gilligan's Id
In Episode 73, when Ginger, trying to rouse the Professor from a spell, performs a "native dance" that turns out to be a rain dance, the Professor is left alone in the middle of an (ejaculatory?) rain.
In Episode 38, the Professor (out of nowhere) decides that Mary Ann is the most beautiful castaway and coaches her for a beauty contest.
In Episode 65, when the mad doctor exchanges the castaways' personas, the Professor and Mary Ann's personas are exchanged, with Mary Ann suddenly confident and scholarly, and the Professor dithering like someone who cowers atop a stool after seeing a mouse.
www.angelfire.com /ego2/gilligansid/professor.html   (520 words)

 Race row professor suspended for 'safety' - National - smh.com.au
The professor at the centre of a racism row at Macquarie University has been suspended amid safety concerns on the campus.
Professor Fraser said he was outraged by his suspension.
Professor Fraser said to accept its buy-out offer would be tantamount to admitting he had brought Macquarie University into disrepute.
www.smh.com.au /news/national/race-row-professor-suspended-for-safety/2005/07/29/1122144011263.html   (346 words)

 TV ACRES: Character Bios - Russell Johnson as Roy "The Professor" Hinkley (Gilligan's Island)
While the Professor's skills with the ladies needed some work, his ability to speak the local island languages (Marubi, Papuan, and Katubi) were quite impressive and always came in handy when negotiating with natives who happened upon the island or when interpreting native archeological artifacts.
In October 1978, the Professor and his fellow castaways got off their island but lashing their huts together and riding a tidal wave into the waiting hands of the Coast Guard who returned them to Hawaii.
Luckily, a year later, the Professor discovered an old World War II airplane on the island and salvaged enough parts to build a workable aircraft that flew the castaways to freedom.
www.tvacres.com /char_hinkley_roy.htm   (938 words)

 Larry Young Bio
Laurence R. Young is the Apollo Program Professor of Astronautics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the founding Director (1997-2001) of the National Space Biomedical Research Institute, with headquarters at the Baylor College of Medicine, where he was also a professor.
From 1972-1973 Professor Young was a Visiting Professor at the ETH (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology) and the Zurich Kantonsspital, and a Visiting Professor at the Conservatoire des Arts et Metiers, Paris.
Professor Young's contributions to the aerospace medical field have been in instrumentation (eye movement measurement) and basic and applied research in the field of vestibular function.
web.mit.edu /aeroastro/www/people/lry/bio.html   (862 words)

 Rutgers School of Law - Newark - Faculty - Bio
Professor Francione received his B.A. in philosophy from the University of Rochester, where he was awarded the Phi Beta Kappa O'Hearn Scholarship that allowed him to pursue graduate study in philosophy in Great Britain.
Professor Francione has been teaching animal rights and the law for more than 20 years, and he was the first academic to teach animal rights theory in an American law school.
Professor Francione currently teaches (with Adjunct Professor Charlton) a course on human rights and animal rights, and a seminar on animal rights theory and the law.
law.newark.rutgers.edu /facbio/francione.html   (442 words)

 Business Cards - 10,000+ Business Card Designs, Full Color Printing - ProfessorPrint.com
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www.professorprint.com   (549 words)

 Telex_Professor_Desktop_Audio_System - Telex Digital Talking Book Players and Talking Book Cassette Players   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Professor is the only digital and tape talking book player that also includes an accessible radio.
The Professor uses phone pad navigation structure for easy-to-use features like book marking and advancing to a specific page.
The Professor features the only truly accessible radio with the ability to quickly advance to specific stations and a “where am I” button to get an audible station notification.
www.telex.com /talkingbook/products.nsf/pages/Professor   (324 words)

 ContractsProf Blog   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Professor Satz received a B.A. and B.S. from Southern Methodist University in 1990.
Professor Satz has practiced in both the commercial litigation area and as in-house counsel at a major Japanese auto company.
Professor Satz has made it his mission in life to petition the AALS to encourage member schools to provide free vehicles for all faculty members.
lawprofessors.typepad.com /contractsprof_blog   (2107 words)

 Grayson Boucher AKA The Professor - HoopsVibe
Joined Mix Tape Tour: The Professor is the newest member of the AND 1 Mix Tape Tour, winning an endorsement contract after battling it out on ESPN’s "Street Ball: The AND 1 Mix Tape Tour presented by Mountain Dew Code Red" last summer.
He hit game winning shots in Jackson and NYC at Madison Square Garden and was eventually selected by the AND 1 Mix Tape players as the next streetball legend and received an AND 1 endorsement deal to join the 2004 team.
wassup professor, u by far r the sickest white basketball player ever, and that goes for the nba also, keep it up homie.
www.hoopsvibe.com /streetball/streetball-players/grayson-boucher-aka-the-professor-ar3837.html   (944 words)

 Randy E. Barnett, Professor of Law
Randy E. Barnett is the Austin B. Fletcher Professor at Boston University School of Law and is visiting this semester at Harvard Law School.
Currently, he is one of the lead attorneys for the Oakland Cannabis Cooperative in its pending case concerning medical marijuana.
Professor Barnett's book, The Structure of Liberty: Justice and the Rule of Law, published by the Clarendon Press of Oxford University (1998), received the Ralph Gregory Elliot Book Award in 1998 and appeared in paperback as well as a Japanese translation in 2000.
www.bu.edu /rbarnett/RBBIO.htm   (303 words)

Professor Rivoli specializes in corporate and international finance as well as ethical and social issues related to finance.
Professor Rivoli is also involved in social issues at Georgetown, including the University’s Licensing Oversight Committee, which overseas workplace issues for GU apparel producers, the University’s Committee for Social Responsibility in Investing, and the Vital Voices partnership, a University initiative in executive education for women from developing countries.
Professor Rivoli teaches at the undergraduate, MBA, and executive level, and has been the recipient of teaching awards at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
faculty.msb.edu /rivolip   (208 words)

 University of Tennessee Law: Faculty - Glenn Reynolds
Professor Reynolds is one of the most prolific scholars on the UT faculty.
Professor Reynolds has also written in the New York Times, Washington Post, Washington Times, Los Angeles Times, and Wall Street Journal, as well as other popular publications.
A member of the UT faculty since 1989, Professor Reynolds received the Harold C. Warner Outstanding Faculty Scholarship Award in 1991, and the W. Allen Separk Outstanding Faculty Scholarship Award, 1998.
www.law.utk.edu /FACULTY/facultyreynolds.htm   (910 words)

 USATODAY.com - Law professor bans laptops in class, over student protest   (Site not responding. Last check: )
MEMPHIS (AP) — A group of University of Memphis law students are passing a petition against a professor who banned laptop computers from her classroom because she considers them a distraction in lectures.
On March 6, Professor June Entman warned her first-year law students by e-mail to bring pens and paper to take notes in class.
Law School Dean James Smoot said the decision was up to the professor, but the conflict has caused faculty to consider technology issues as the school prepares to move to a more advanced downtown facility in coming years.
www.usatoday.com /tech/news/2006-03-21-professor-laptop-ban_x.htm?POE=TECISVA   (310 words)

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