24 mars 2018

Frustrations of a Queer Academic Writer

HomeJamie J. Hagen ponders the costs that come with narrowing one's focus as an activist in order to build an academic résumé. More...

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Why Critique Inequality in Our Disciplines?

HomeI was asked to speak at the Eastern Sociological Society’s annual meeting last month about inequality within the discipline of sociology. That invitation was spurred by a public debate about how institutional prestige, race and gender shape who speaks for the discipline. It is vitally important that a discipline with inequality and stratification as its central concern examines its own practices. More...

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Turning Good Teaching on Its Head: Part I

HomeAmong the most heartwarming experiences of my academic career has been serving on university committees. You don’t often hear a faculty member say that, but in this instance, the committees involved awards for teaching at the college and university level. More...

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Successful Graduate Recruitment Weekends

HomeTerry McGlynn offers some tips.
What should departments do when running a graduate student recruitment weekend -- and what should they avoid. More...

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How to Land a Community College Job

HomeEvery step of the application process for faculty positions can be quite different from applying for a job at a major research institution, counsels Melissa Dennihy. More...

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Smile, You’re on Camera

HomeIf you are planning to interview for a job, chances are you are going to be asked to participate in a video interview at some point in the process. More...

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Defying the Odds

HomeIn physics, we have hierarchies: between particle physics and everyone else; between theorists and experimentalists. It's a nasty business and business as usual. It’s not surprising, then, that there’s just one African-American (genderqueer) woman Ph.D. who does theoretical particle physics or its holistic cousin, cosmology -- me. More...

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Getting Ready to Leave Academe

HomeGreta Perel offers some first steps for those thinking about alternative careers. More...

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Rethinking Research Fellowships

HomeAre foundations offering appropriate assistance to 21st-century scholars for research and writing? Diana Thompson Vincelli explores the issue. More...

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Dealing With Workplace Incivility

HomeYou can pursue some strategies as a manager to prevent issues ahead of time and to address them when they happen, advises Ellen de Graffenreid. More...

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