noun. Not the most respected academic field. It does rank higher than your-mom-ologist.
Real citation: "@CurrieTerrell Don't they know you're a ChakaKhan-ologist?"
(April 14, 2010, Justin Biegger, Twitter, http://twitter.com/JustinBiegger/statuses/12187622434)
Made-up citation: "My mom always wanted me to be a ChakaKhan-ologist... Maybe that's because Chaka Khan is my mom. It was hard growing up with the other kids constantly screaming 'Khaaaaaaaaaaaaannnnnnnnnnnn!'"