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On Confidence

It’s the Goldilocks of personality traits. We want just the right amount.
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Why I Remain Hopeful

Just because I write about what’s wrong with academia doesn’t mean I’m cynical about its future.
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On Academic Envy

It’s aggravating to experience professional jealousy. It’s even more irritating to realize it’s hampering your own work.
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We're All Failures

Seven scholars reflect on what they learned from their many brushes with defeat.