College professors dating their students

12-Dec-2019 23:16

Advisees of the very famous may, indeed, never leave the shadow of their parents’ influence.Correspondingly, advisees of famous student-seducers—male or female, straight or LGBT, platonically relationshipped or otherwise—can easily be tainted for their entire careers.Breaking those rules could jeopardize the professor's job.If you're at an institution where there aren't official rules about dating, there are most likely some guidelines or unofficial community expectations. Is it OK to date a professor, so long as you're not in one of his or her classes?

well, I wouldn’t say “well.” With two such relationships making recent news in the discipline of philosophy alone, for some of the older generation of professors (again, mostly male), the grad students are still a dating pool—and vice versa.“People ask, with a wink and a nod, what it was like getting that letter of recommendation.” If, the next year, she leaves his letter out, she’s then “asked why the famous professor was not writing for her.Her professor’s behavior,” Fehr explains, has “put her in a position where she just couldn’t win.” .If you break up, you may still have to see each other regularly around campus or, worse, in class.All those questions about fairness your relationship initially raised will remain, only you may now be at an unfair disadvantage, with your ex having power over your grades and reputation with other faculty.

well, I wouldn’t say “well.” With two such relationships making recent news in the discipline of philosophy alone, for some of the older generation of professors (again, mostly male), the grad students are still a dating pool—and vice versa.“People ask, with a wink and a nod, what it was like getting that letter of recommendation.” If, the next year, she leaves his letter out, she’s then “asked why the famous professor was not writing for her.Her professor’s behavior,” Fehr explains, has “put her in a position where she just couldn’t win.” .If you break up, you may still have to see each other regularly around campus or, worse, in class.All those questions about fairness your relationship initially raised will remain, only you may now be at an unfair disadvantage, with your ex having power over your grades and reputation with other faculty.Beyond that, some schools have specific rules about what to do if a student and a professor want to pursue a romantic relationship.