Celebrity Professors: See Stars Who Make the Grade
Tyra Banks confirmed this month that she's heading back to the classroom to teach at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. The America’s Next Top Model star will educate a group of MBA scholars on the intricacies of personal branding.
James Franco took on the role of professor at New York University, teaching a film class at the Tisch School for the Arts.
Kanye West spent time with students at the Los Angeles Trade Technical College, teaching a class about the fashion industry.
Spike Lee has been doing stints as a professor for more than 20 years. He now teaches at New York University, leading Graduate Film Program classes at the Tisch School of the Arts.
Kal Penn became Professor Penn at the University of Pennsylvania, teaching undergraduate classes in media and film as a guest instructor.
Oprah Winfrey teamed up with her longtime partner Stedman Graham in the early 2000s to teach Dynamics of Leadership, a class at Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Management.
Salman Rushdie has addressed classes at Emory and New York University, educating students in the areas of journalism and writing.
Bun B traded his rap verses for college lectures, teaching class in religion and hip-hop culture at Rice University’s Center for Digital Learning and Scholarship.
Jesse Ventura went Ivy in the 2000s, teaching a class at Harvard University as a visiting fellow for the John F. Kennedy School of Government.
Angelina Jolie is kicking off a new gig this fall as a visiting professor at the London School of Economics' Center for Women, Peace and Security.