Higher Education Career Advice

Career Advice

How can professors best introduce provocative material in the classroom in an age of trigger warnings, microaggressions and tweeting? Michael Bugeja tackles the issue.

Advice Columnists


February 17, 2012
E-mail communication is fast and convenient  -- which is exactly why it often exacerbates conflict, rather than helping avoid it, writes John Frazee.
February 15, 2012
Sybil L. Holloway considers the roles of planning, preparation and setting reasonable expectations.
February 13, 2012
Chris Blattman offers ideas on how to approach a professor to help you on part of the process for getting into a grad program or landing an academic job.
February 10, 2012
In the second essay in a two-part series, Elizabeth Simmons advises instructors on how they can best evaluate their faculty peers.
February 8, 2012
Western academics can find good positions and plenty of the comforts they crave (with a better standard of living) far from home, writes William Roden.


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