This week Francesca Vianello’s (University of Padua) and my edited book Convict Criminology for the Future was published as A Criminologia dos Condenados E O Futuro, by Brazilian publisher Tirant Lo Branch. During this process, not only were we significantly assisted by respected Brazilian Criminologist Dr. Maria Lucia Karam, who graciously and masterfully translated the […]
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One of the principle concepts in the field of cell biology is mitosis. This natural process occurs when a cell or organism splits into two. A similar situation happens in many learned societies (e.g., American Sociological Association, American Political Science Association, etc.). Over time, as knowledge accumulates and new people study a phenomenon, they may […]
This past week, in a small corner of the twitterverse, a mild storm erupted. This squall centered on a reply written by a junior African American faculty member. The academic, who works at a top ten private university, expressed displeasure with being asked to give a face-to-face lecture at another university, (not in a conference […]
If you are a professor working at a liberal arts college or university, or hoping to be hired by an institution of higher learning in this capacity, you are expected to conduct research and have it published in respectable, preferably peer-reviewed outlets. Although some colleges and universities have higher expectations about the type and amount […]
In a perfect world you’ve done your due diligence, located an appropriate graduate mentor, (been accepted into a respectable program where they teach), and for the time being, your graduate school experience exceeds your expectations. On the other hand, for one reason or another, after entering a graduate program, and getting the lay of the […]