galleryHot Profs09.03.10galleryHot ProfsAcademic rigor is all well and good, but when it comes time for office hours, there are certain teachers we’d especially like to discuss a little chemistry with, one-on-one.09.03.10 3:58 PM ETDavid MacklovitchIntermediate French II Barnard College This half-Moroccan hipster moonlights as Dave-1—one half of the electro-dance outfit Chromeo—and educates students in the language of love by day. If that isn’t enough street cred for you, he’s the former music editor of Vice magazine, and his brother is the celebrated DJ A-Trak. Tamsen WolffWomen in Theater: Issues for the 21st Century Princeton University In 2006, Professor Wolff was voted the hottest professor in the Ivy League by IvyGate. We’d be the Romeo to her Juliet any day of the week. Piers J. HaleSocial and Ethical Issues in Science, Technology, Environment, and Medicine University of Oklahoma We’d love to cross some social and ethical boundaries with this leather jacket-clad Brit with an ear full of piercings and a tattoo of a dragon on the side of his head.Cassandra DawnLecturer – Intensive English Pratt Institute An M.A. recipient from Columbia University whose thesis was nominated for an Apple Award, Professor Dawn can lecture us in Intensive English anytime.Kenneth ColwellDr. Jake ZimmermanAssistant Professor of Chemistry Ohio Northern University Professor Zimmerman educates budding scientists in the art of organic synthesis. Yes, he’s a master of chemistry, in every sense of the word.David JonsSpanish & Portuguese Studies University of Georgia He’s fluent in the decidedly sexy tongues of Spanish and Portuguese, with a body to match. Dios mío! Olga ShurchkovAssistant Professor of Economics Wellesley College Not only is she tall and slender with piercing green eyes, but this Russian beauty is also an economics whiz, holding graduate degrees from both M.I.T. and Harvard. Also, one of her favorite quotes comes from Shakespeare: “All men are bad, and in their badness reign.” Robert BrinkerhoffIllustration Rhode Island School of Design An illustrator, painter, and teacher, this talented multi-hyphenate likes to travel the world in search of artistic inspiration, and is a fan of both Garden State and Sufjan Stevens. Plus, he’s got a freaky side— if his artwork is any indication. Brooke RollinsAssistant Professor of Rhetoric and Composition Louisiana State University Brooke was incredibly surprised we had chosen her. But a hot professor who counts Talking Heads, classic movies, and Sunday Night Football among her interests? Don’t be modest.Jimmy GarabedianBio 231: Anatomy and Physiology Frostburg State University With his fratboy all-American looks, this youthful professor knows human anatomy like the back of his hand.Moshe CohenAssistant Professor, Finance and Economics Division Columbia University Business School This business school professor is a regular Zohan, for not only does he hold a Ph.D. from M.I.T., but also served as a combat medic for the Israeli Defense Force. Graziela Miot da SilvaAssistant Professor of Geology Nicholls State University This Brazilian beauty specializes in marine geoscience and coastal geomorphology. We have no idea what any of that means, because all we hear is this song playing in our heads. Brendan Smialowski / Getty Images,Brendan SmialowskiGeneral Stanley McChrystalGraduate Level Seminar on Leadership Yale University This badass, retired four-star Army general could teach you a thing or two about discipline.