From Student to Scholar

From Student to Scholar

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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.Then ask that professor to submit a reference letter. Dona#39;t wait until years later when you need to send out your materials. By then, the professor may not be available, may no longer recall the quality of your work, or may not even rememberanbsp;...

Title:From Student to Scholar
Author:Steven M. Cahn
Publisher:Columbia University Press - 2008


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