Amateur Detectives Featured in Mystery Novels and Series Who Are College and University Professors, M-Z

Cultural Representations of Higher Ed, No. 10

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Farran Mackenzie, a professor of history (created by Maggie Wheeler);

Professor Malcolm (created by Tom Bradby);

Sheila Malory, a professor of English (created by Hazel Holt);

Harley Manners, a professor of psychology (created by Charles Judson Dutton);

Maria Masterson, a professor of English (created by Sarah Dunant);

Eric Mather (created by Dorothy Salisbury Davis);

Max Mather, a professor of art (created by Morris West);

Preston H. Mattson, a professor of art (created by Susan Oleksiw);

Haley McAlister, a professor of psychology (created by Janice Kiecolt-Glaser);

Jane McBride, a professor of economics (created by Susan Froetschel);

Cole McCurtain (created by Louis Owens);

Jay Owens Mega, a professor of engineering (created by Sharyn McCrumb);

Loren Mensing, a professor of law (created by Francis M. Nevins);

Theodora Morelli, a professor of History (created by Linda French);

Cassie Newton, a professor of French (created by Joan Smith);

Antonia Nielson (created by Carol Clemeau);

Felicity Norman, an art professor (created by Coral Lansbury);

Gideon Oliver, a professor of anthropology (created by Aaron J. Elkins);

Jay Omega, a professor and author of science-fiction (created by Sharyn McCrumb);

Jocelyn O’Roarke, a professor of theater studies (created by Jane Dentinger);

Karen Pelletier, a professor of English (created by Joanne Dobson);

Pennyfeather, a professor of English (created by D.B. Olsen);

Athena Pierce, a professor of philosophy (created by Richard Purtill);

Henry Poggioli, a professor of psychology (created by T.S. Stribling);

Pons, a professor of psychology (created by C.D. Kiny);

Nassim Pride, a professor of science (created by Eona Petrie);

Lancelot Priestley, a professor of mathematics (created by John Rhode);

Henry Pym, a professor of zoology (created by W.J. Burley);

Emerson Radcliffe, a professor of linguistics (created by Elizabeth Peters);

Molly Rafferty, a professor of history (created by Sophie Belfort);

Jon Ramsay (created by Arville Nonweiler);

Jamie Ramsgill, a professor of architecture (created by J. Bradberry);

Kevin Randall, a professor of English (created by David Klass);

Gregory Roberts, an English professor who teaches a course in Crime Fiction (created

by Edward Candy);

Huntoon Rogers (created by Clifford Knight);

Matthew Rogerson, a professor of philosophy (created by Ralph McInerny);

Delia Ross-Merlani, a professor of philosophy (created by S.L. Florian);

Flip Ryan, an English professor (created by Jack M. Bickham);

Maggie Ryan, a professor of statistics (created by P.M. Carlson);

Catherine Sayler, a professor of genetics (created by Linda Grant);

Peter Shandy, a professor of horticulture (created by Charlotte MacLeod);

Peter Utley Shane, a professor of sociology (created by Francis Bonnamy);

Simon Shaw, a professor of history (created by Sarah R. Shaber);

Doc Shelly, a professor of English (created by Amelia Reynolds Long);

Winston Marlowe Sherman, a professor of English (created by M.K. Lorens);

Sister Mary Helen, a professor of history (created by Sister Carol Anne O’Marie);

David Small, a professor of Judaic studies and a rabbi (created by Harry Kemelman);

Nicholas Snow, a professor of Art (created by Lue Zimmelman);

Henry Spearman, a professor of economics (created by Marshall Jevons);

Lee Squires, a professor of English (created by Christine Andreae);

Brian Stratford (created by C.C. Risenhoover);

Bill Stratton (created by Robert Bernard);

John Stubbs, a professor of botany (created by R.T. Campbell;

Hilary Tamar, a professor of law (created by Sarah Caudwell);

Kate Teague, a professor of history (created by Wendy Hornsby);

Thomas Theron, a professor of history (created by Robert Reeves);

Sheila Travis, a professor of diplomacy (created by Patricia H. Sprinkle);

Melvina Trent, a professor of sociology (created by Donna Hill);

Kate Trevorne, a professor of English (created by Paula Gosling);

Ambrose Usher, a professor of philosophy (created by Jocelyn Davey);

Augustus F.S.X. “The Thinking Machine” Van Dusen (created by Jacques Futrelle);

Jackie Walsh, a professor of film studies (created by Melissa Cleary);

Nan Weaver, a professor of English (created by Valerie Miner);

Nicky Welt, a professor of English (created by Harry Kemelman);

Lyon Wentworth, a professor of English (created by Richard Forrest);

Theocritus Lucius Westborough, a professor of classical studies (created by Clyde B. Cason);

Edward Weyland, a professor of anthropology–and also a vampire (created by Suzy McKee Charnas);

Francesca Wilson (created by Janet Neel);

Jane Winfield, a professor of music (created by Audrey Peterson);

Wragby (created by Nicholas Blake);

Michael Wyman, a professor of philosophy (created by Desmond Cory).

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The first eight posts in this series list and provide very brief synopses of 400 films treating higher education:

The first post in this series, covering films ranked 351 to 400 is available at: https://academeblog.org/2013/07/09/400-films-about-higher-education-or-at-least-set-on-campuses-351-400/

The second post in this series, covering films ranked 301-350 is available at: https://academeblog.org/2013/07/10/400-films-about-higher-education-or-at-least-set-on-campuses-301-350/

The third post in this series, covering films ranked 251 to 300 is available at: https://academeblog.org/2013/07/11/400-films-about-higher-education-or-at-least-set-on-campuses-251-300/

The fourth post in this series, covering films ranked 201 to 250 is available at: https://academeblog.org/2013/07/12/400-films-about-higher-education-or-at-least-set-on-campuses-201-250/

The fifth post in this series, covering films ranked 151 to 200 is available at: https://academeblog.org/2013/07/14/400-films-about-higher-education-or-at-least-set-on-campuses-151-200/

The sixth post in this series, covering films ranked 101 to 150 is available at: https://academeblog.org/2013/07/18/400-films-about-higher-education-or-at-least-set-on-campuses-101-150/

The seventh post in this series, covering films ranked 51 to 100 is available at: https://academeblog.org/2013/08/03/400-films-about-higher-education-or-at-least-set-on-campuses-51-100/

The eighth post in this series, covering films ranked 1 to 50 is available at: https://academeblog.org/2013/08/13/400-films-about-higher-education-or-at-least-set-on-campuses-1-50/

The ninth post in this series is Amateur Detectives Featured in Mystery Novels and Series Who Are College and University Professors: https://academeblog.org/2013/08/28/amateur-detectives-featured-in-mystery-novels-and-series-who-are-college-and-university-professors-a-l/

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