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Some Dimensions over which the Return to Networking is not Uniform

By my count four bloggers (see Saideman, Drezner, Voeten, and Nexon) and one person in my FB feed (Braumoeller) have displayed a depressingly tone deaf awareness to the variance in a number of dimensions that impact a political scientist’s demand … Continue reading

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The Conflict Consortium’s Virtual Workshop (CCVW)

Christian Davenport and I have just released the first call for papers for the CCVW (Conflict Consortium Virtual Workshop).  You can find it at the Conflict Consortium website.  We describe the Conflict Consortium this way: [CC is] a virtual space … Continue reading

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Will Professor X Leave to take a Job Elsewhere?

It is PhD student recruiting season, so there are a whole bunch of folks trying to decide whether to accept offer A, offer B, or what’s behind door #3.  As they weigh the pros and cons of living in city … Continue reading

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Dealing with Rejection

Rejection is a standard part of the academic experience.  And I hate to bear bad news, but rejection sucks.  To add insult to injury, academics are not unusually skilled at breaking the news.  This is especially true in the job … Continue reading

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