Is this man an academic or a tramp? Professor or hobo? Hot or not? If you think you know the answer then take the University of Toronto quiz Prof or Hobo? and prove your academic beard sensing prowess.
The hallowed halls of academia may have filled with a dizzying array of counter-culture fashion since the 1960s, but like its fellow fashion statement the corduroy jacket, the academic beard continues to hold fast to the faces of many an academic.