Mystery Solved


At last, some insight into why John Quiggin is a Professor (I mean apart from all those publications, research projects etc…). New research has shown that academic promotions often go to the hirsute.

ELSEWHERE: I missed my daily dose of Prof. Quiggin for a week or so, due to his spam crisis, so I didn’t notice that the Professor’s commenters were already bearding this interesting question

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Mark Bahnisch is a sociologist and is the founder of this blog. He has an undergraduate degree in history and politics from UQ, and postgraduate qualifications in sociology, industrial relations and political economy from Griffith and QUT. He has recently been awarded his PhD through the Humanities Program at QUT. Mark's full bio is on this page.
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2022 years ago

are there any bearded women professors? maybe in the now axed Circus Studies degree at Swinburne?

hang on, that’s right, there are hardly any female professors at all…

2022 years ago

I guess that would make Peter Garrett the most stupid man in the wor…hang on! I think you may be on to something here…