Professor Algonquin Shrimpdittle is a teacher at Bunson and Lacroix's Boys' Polytechnique and a member of the Royal Society. He is a colleague of Professor Beatrice Lefoux and a noted paranoid xenophobe. He is a mathematician.
Professor Shrimpdittle is boyish-faced and blonde.
He is deathly afraid of the supernatural, going so far as to purposely sabotage Professor Braithwope when he erroneously believed the vampire had bit him in his sleep. Sophronia had orchestrated the ruse in order to get rid of Professor Shrimpdittle so Vieve could attend Bunson and Lacroix's Boys' Polytchnique.
Professor Shrimpdittle is a member of the Royal Astronomical Society and Babbages Analytical Society, as well as the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. He was a former professor of mathematics.
In the books Edit
He is referred to again in Blameless.
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