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You may be looking for a fan who is an academic: Acafan.

Synonyms: Trufan
See also: BNF, SMOF, Fanac
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An actifan is a fan who actively participates in fandom, i.e. a fan who does fanac. The opposite of an actifan is a passifan. See Fancycopedia.

According to Science Fiction Citations, the term antedates 1947.