Singular Mistreatment

Unmarried professors are outsiders in the Ozzie and Harriet world of academe

Graphic: Academe, a Married World

Colloquy Live: Read the transcript of a live, online discussion with Bella M. DePaulo, a visiting professor of psychology at the University of California at Santa Barbara, on whether single professors justifiably feel isolated and even discriminated against in the overwhelmingly coupled world of academe.By ROBIN WILSON

Bella M. DePaulo remembers the semester at