Dire Ed: or the dire state of higher ed
Inter-disciplinary research is all the rage these days. Investigating a research problem through the lens of a single discipline is simply not enough to get a full understanding of “what’s going on,” or so we are told. Funding bodies want to see cross-disciplinary collaborations to solve complex problems before committing cash to a project. JournalsContinue reading “Why Inter-Disciplinary Research is Cursed”
To anyone who’s ever been rejected, ignored, or excluded by someone more “popular” than you are, this article’s for you. I am not an important man, although importance is a relative concept. I’ve written books and published articles. My research has been reported in international media outlets like The Economist, the Financial Times, and BBCContinue reading “Coping with Social Rejection”
Academia is entering uncharted territory, and many of us will find ourselves wholly unprepared for it. Working in a university is not like it used to be, and I doubt it will ever be the same again. Fifty years ago, virtually all professors were either tenure-track or tenured. This was the “golden age” of academia.Continue reading “Should All Academics Have a “Side Hustle?””
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