On Inside Higher Ed's Twitter account, we asked readers to tweet their answers to the question: What would scare academics this Halloween? Below are the winning tweets (whose authors will be receiving treats). All the entries may be found under the hashtag #IHEtrickortreat. Happy Halloween to all.
What'd be scary? A gremlin inserts a single erroneous footnote somewhere in your dissertation on the eve of your defense. #IHEtrickortreat— jpsexton (@j_p_sexton) October 28, 2015
At conferences: "I have a question...well, it is really more of a comment." #IHEtrickortreat— Doug Palmer (@dbpalm) October 28, 2015
Academic fright: "Blue Ribbon Panel" "Retreat" "Reviewer #2" "Failed search" #IHEtrickortreat— Matt Johnson (@mrjumd) October 27, 2015
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