Not to put too fine a point on it but the professor is an oxygen thief, anybody who uses an obscure word like “obloquy” is by definition a pretentious piece of crap.
In Zambia people who clean toilets may be shunned and avoided by society, but in America janitors probably make more than assistant professors.
In America decent people will shun the professor, not because they think he’s a toilet cleaner — we just tend to shun self-important pricks who use a ten-dollar word when a simple word will suffice.
Kalonde’s trivial and ridiculous lawsuit is exposing his employer and him to ridicule. Hey moron, are you going to sue me next?