And they too are usually intelligent, accomplished, published, and passionate.
We experience our TAs in a much more relaxed, casual setting.
Date rape, violence, and sexual harassment are also very common occurrences on college and university campuses.
Between 15 and 25 percent of women experience date rape during their enrollment, and victims of abuse come from every race and gender.
College dating is the set of behaviors and phenomena centered on the seeking out and the maintenance of romantic relationships in a university setting.
It has unique properties that only occur, or occur most frequently, in a campus setting.
They’re students too, and often close in age, but they hold a degree of power over us, specifically when it comes to grades.James Phills, who was let go from Stanford this year, alleges discriminatory treatment by the university due to his entanglement in the dean’s love life.Stanford denies the claim, saying that Phills -- who had been a nontenured faculty member since 2003, several years after his wife was appointed to a tenured position -- was terminated for failing to return after multiple leaves of absence to work in Silicon Valley.Historically, no one much cared if (unmarried) professors wanted to date their students. (The fact that he didn’t, upon marriage, stop sleeping with his students was the first indication that something might be wrong here.) So what happened?While there’s a troublesome power dynamic at work here—a tenure-track economics professor’s relationship with a freshman in his macroeconomics class, whose grade he determines, is obviously different from any relationship that student might develop with another economics professor; likewise, that freshman would have a different relationship with another freshman—nobody seemed to think this one was such a big deal. If a professor were to approach (or text message) a student today to ask for a date it would strike many as incredibly inappropriate. While it’s true that that UConn prohibition extends to any professors and any students of every gender, the traditional dynamic here is a male professor and a female student.