Tyro Tracts

Tyro Tracts
May 27, 2015

Sometimes an academic has to ignore a few rules to get things done, writes Nate Kreuter.

February 13, 2015

Humanities professors shouldn't give away their nonwork time without compensation, and they shouldn't feel guilty about charging for their time, writes Nate Kreuter.

December 10, 2014

Nate Kreuter seeks more productivity by making better use of those groups of minutes between major tasks.

November 12, 2014

Faculty members need to learn to understand higher education finances, writes Nate Kreuter.

October 29, 2014

Nate Kreuter considers the realities of rejection -- and dealing with rejection -- in academic careers.

October 1, 2014

People starting academic careers, just like everyone else, can find themselves overwhelmed, writes Nate Kreuter. And they don't need to be afraid to seek assistance from colleagues.


September 15, 2014

Nate Kreuter writes about the practices that can make it hard to get good feedback on submissions, and the way journals and their editors can promote quality, timely communication with scholars.

August 4, 2014

In academic careers, those to whom you are closest frequently move.

July 23, 2014

An important career skill is knowing when to avoid a disagreement and when to stand your ground, and the dividing line is particularly challenging for those without tenure, writes Nate Kreuter.

June 30, 2014

If you are only being paid for nine months of work, and you need summers for research, you need to set some limits, writes Nate Kreuter.


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