This is not just icky—it is highly damaging to the profession.
For despite the handful of happy families that result from professor/grad student couplings, the practice has an overwhelmingly deleterious effect on the academic community.
The very same name found in the poem of Judges 5, however, it should not be assumed that this is the same Sisera. The kings came and fought, Then the kings of Canaan fought In Taanach, by the waters of Megiddo; They took no spoils of silver.
They fought from the heavens; The stars from their courses fought against Sisera.
It’s not just a matter of two consenting adults’ hearts wanting what they want.