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Confessions of an Accidental Professor

Table of Contents
Why Teach as an Adjunct Professor? / 11
If You Change a Student’s Life, Is It Worth It? / 12
The Accidental Professor / 13
Students’ Lives - Part I
1. Berkeley and Adult Students / 23
2. The Worst Thing that Happened / 27
3. Discipline / 32
4. Camel’s Back / 35
5. NYU Professor / 37
6. NYU vs. Berkeley College / 41
7. Tripping / 44
8. NYU and FIT / 50
9. FIT Therapy / 51
10. Super Woman! / 54
11. Rape and Sexual Assault / 55
12. Addendum: Thoughts about Alcohol / 65
13. M / 66
14. Porn and the Professor / 70
15. Super Kids and Opportunity / 77
The Teaching Life - Part II
1. NYU vs FIT / 85
2. Under the Radar / 93
3. Avoid Being Stuck with a Lemon / 94
4. Modern Love and Karma / 104
My Story - Part III
1. I am First Generation/Second Generation/Lucky / 111
2. La Famiglia e la Madre / 118
3. Samaritan / 119
4. Empire State / 123
5. Libidinous Be Not Proud / 126
6. Out of Berkeley College and into NYU / 127
7. Sex, School & Sensibility / 129
8. You Are Not Your Pepper / 133
9. Sex, A Male Student, & Little Sense / 136
Who is Teaching Whom? - Part IV
1. Methods of Teaching (Part I) / 145
2. I Really Didn’t Want To / 149
3. On Having or Not Having Children / 150
4. LdR Profile / 156
5. Methods of Teaching (Part II) / 160
6. New York Stories / 164
7. Complaints / 170
8. To Teach or Not to Teach? / 176
If You Change a Student’s Life, Is It Worth It? / 182