Innovative Higher Education

, Volume 16, Issue 2, pp 173–185 | Cite as

A professor realizes the potential poison of Ivy

  • David F. Machell


This clinical treatise discusses this author's concept of “professorial melancholia,” a progressive emotional process characterized by the negating of a university professor's professional motivation, positive attitudinal focus, and adequate personal self-esteem.


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© Human Sciences Press, Inc. 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • David F. Machell
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  1. 1.Western Connecticut State UniversityDanbury

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