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“Et tu, Brute?” or “Congratulations, you have an all male Reference list!”

The other day I got an email that contained a great implicit question.  My interlocutor wanted to assign my recently published Presidential Address to Peace Science (ungated proof here), but expressed reluctance to do so given the paucity of work … Continue reading

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An Apology to Paget, Pity for Deneice & Sydney, and an Explanation for Nadia

Yesterday I confessed to reading a thread at PoliSciRumors.  ‘Tis about my accepting a post at Arizona State.  Paget[1] observed that I once gave a lousy talk, but was otherwise very kind: D’oh!  Sorry about that.  I have definitely given … Continue reading

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FSU Reloads in IR

This morning I noticed an unexpected spike on my blog. Curiously, a post I had written on 1 March was getting traffic 9 days later.  I got to wondering whether someone had mentioned it on PoliSciRumors, a site a ignore. … Continue reading

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Paying Chuck Forward

This landed in my email recently. Your comments have shown me where I can improve on presentation and clarity, which is very much what this project needs.  I am also stunned that you are willing to read people’s work out … Continue reading

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Untenured? Set up a Google Scholar Profile

Do you have a Google Scholar Profile?  If you are a tenure-track academic, you should.  Google offers help setting one up, or you can find other advice here, here and here. Why do you want one?  Here is Eva Lansoght at PhD … Continue reading

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No Comment: Kansas Board of Regents Social Media Policy

Text from the Kansas BoR Social Media Policy. The chief executive officer of a state university has the authority to suspend, dismiss or terminate from employment any faculty or staff member who makes improper use of social media. “Social media” means any … Continue reading

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Boys Club. Again. Damnit!

I have organized 11 professional gatherings for Conflict Consortium (seven Triple C Dinners, two data Workshops, and two Virtual Workshops),  and four of them have ended up being “boys clubs”: events in which those present were almost exclusively male. At one … Continue reading

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