Publications you produced to get a tenure-track job will most likely play no role in your effort to keep that job.
Are there useful ways to fit the square peg of our scholarship into the round hole of our teaching?
Stop expecting books to precede jobs. It’s got to be the other way around.
What are the attractions of co-authorship for scholars who prefer to work alone?
Like baseball, higher education is a pretty peculiar pastime.
That’s the best you can do if you can’t afford to breach journal paywalls.
Activism and academia don’t have an easy relationship.
When you work for a nonacademic employer, your time and your words are not necessarily your own.
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.
Every academic has a dry spell now and again. Here are four ways to get back in the game.
If you’ve got a small block of time between meetings or before class, don’t just fire up YouTube. Writing in frequent, short bursts will make you a more productive and focused scholar.
There aren’t any foolproof secrets for getting reviewers or editors to adore your work. But there are plenty of common-sense things you can do to make the most of the publishing system.
Scholars in race and ethnic studies are certain to have their work—and even their presence in academia—questioned. What should they do about it? Here’s advice from experienced scholars.
I asked several editors at top university presses for their advice. Everything they said can be boiled down to two fundamental points.
We tend to spend too much time on safe, dull, doable research. Here’s a strategy I use to help students and scholars break out of that rut.