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From Student to Scholar : A Candid Guide to Becoming a Professor
by Steven M. Cahn and Catherine R. Stimpson


Overview - Steven M. Cahn's advice on the professorial life covers an extensive range of critical issues: how to plan, complete, and defend a dissertation; how to navigate a job interview; how to improve teaching performance; how to prepare and publish research; how to develop a professional network; and how to garner support for tenure.  Read more...

 
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More About From Student to Scholar by Steven M. Cahn; Catherine R. Stimpson
 
 
 
Overview
Steven M. Cahn's advice on the professorial life covers an extensive range of critical issues: how to plan, complete, and defend a dissertation; how to navigate a job interview; how to improve teaching performance; how to prepare and publish research; how to develop a professional network; and how to garner support for tenure. He deals with such hurdles as a difficult dissertation advisor, problematic colleagues, and the pressures of the tenure clock. Whether you are beginning graduate study, hoping to secure an academic position, or striving to build a professorial career, Cahn's insights are invaluable to traversing the thickets of academia.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780231145336
  • ISBN-10: 0231145330
  • Publisher: Columbia University Press
  • Publish Date: September 2008
  • Page Count: 84
  • Reading Level: Ages 22-UP
  • Dimensions: 8.2 x 6.3 x 0.28 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.35 pounds


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