Also in our weekly roundup of the best conversations from The Chronicle's discussion forums: prepping for a dean interview; when politics get in the way of an academic friendship.
It’s never pleasant to watch a career takedown.
Back in 2013, Noel Ignatiev was accused of anti-white racism in a hoax that set conservative media outlets aflame. Two years later, he again finds his in-box filled with hate mail.
You can either be political or you can be productive, but you can’t be both.
You don’t have to be sinister in order to be strategic in influencing campus debates.
How laws designed to make public officials accountable are being used against faculty members at state institutions.
When is it appropriate for print scholarship to direct readers online for citations? The flap over Rick Perlstein’s 'The Invisible Bridge' has given academics plenty of food for thought.
Also in our weekly roundup of the best Chronicle conversations: Is it a red flag if I my dissertation director isn't one of my references?