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David M. Perry is an associate professor of history at Dominican University in Illinois. He writes regularly at his blog: How Did We Get Into This Mess? Follow him on Twitter. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his.
(CNN)A few years ago, a student who had failed my class screamed at me from across the parking lot as I got into my used minivan. I just drove away, but I remember asking myself this question: Is being a professor really worth this kind of abuse?