Ideas Worth Exploring

March 19, 2009 | Blog

You’ll have to forgive me for not writing a nice post in complete sentences this morning, as I’m running/flying between…

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In Search of Adult Suspenders

February 26, 2009 | Blog

It’s hard being junior. After years of starving to get through a dissertation, swimming through the murky seas of the…

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What Keeps Me Going

October 28, 2008 | Blog

I’m in my 5th year as an assistant professor, and I’m just starting to figure it out. Tonight I received…

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I’m All Hot About: Jill Biden

August 28, 2008 | Blog

I’m tired of hearing Jill Biden called a ‘teacher.’ Really–no knocks to teachers, but Jill Biden isn’t teaching children. Ms….

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Great (Read: Well-Funded) Places to Work

July 14, 2008 | Blog

Today the Chronicle of Higher Education released its Great Colleges to Work For report and also the findings from a…

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Unsure and Underpaid: No Surprises Here

July 11, 2008 | Blog

TIAA-CREF just released a study about early career professors, focusing on those in tenure-track positions. The goal was to learn…

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I’m Not the Only One

July 5, 2008 | Blog

Yesterday Kevin Carey considered the NY Times piece, and what he knows of me, and concluded that “that the liberal…

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I Never Knew I Was (A) Moderate

July 4, 2008 | Blog

I’ve been accused of many things– being outspoken, outrageous, even out of my mind. But never, never, had I been…

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