Re: TITLES & independent Ph.D.'s

Mr. E (jackechs@EROLS.COM)
Sun, 3 Mar 1996 18:04:47 -0500

All the PhD's that I have met working as either civil servants or government
contractors (like myself) are referred to as Doctor <insert name>. Male or
female it doesn't matter. The only one I know on a personal basis I call
doc ... she just giggles so I guess it's okay.

At 05:18 PM 03/03/96 -0500, Daniel Ponech wrote:

>Perhaps I've missed commentary on this, but I'm interested to know what
>take independent scholars have on this whole titles business. How does
>someone who has a doctorate but is not not affiliated with an institution
>expect to be addressed? Does it square with what institutionally alligned
>Ph.D.'s have been saying about themselves?