Ten Suggestions to Help You Choose Your Perfect Dissertation Topic

This is a guest post by Noelle Stern. Dissertation coach, editor, scholarly and mainstream writing consultant, author, and spiritual counselor, Noelle has published over 300 pieces in print and online venues. Her recently published handbook addresses graduate students' largely overlooked but equally important nonacademic difficulties: Challenges in Writing Your Dissertation: ...read more
By |January 31st, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

10 Vital Financial Tips for New Faculty

This is a guest post by Inga Chira. Dr. Chira joined the faculty at California State University, Northridge in 2015 as an Assistant Professor of Finance and Financial Planning. She has a Ph.D. in Finance from Florida Atlantic University and is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®). Inga's research is mostly ...read more
By |January 13th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Do This One Thing When You are Experiencing Writer’s Block

Guest post by L. Ayu Saraswati, an award-winning author, award-winning teacher, engaging speaker, innovative consultant, and an associate professor and graduate director of women's studies at the University of Hawai`i. Moreover, she will co-facilitate the Creative Connections retreat with me in Hawai`i this May! If there is one thing you ...read more
By |January 5th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Get Yourself a NO committee

Guest post by Vilna Bashi Treitler, Professor and Chair of the Department of Black and Latino Studies at Baruch College, and Professor in the Sociology Program at the Graduate Center of the City University of New YorkI have for several years now made a resolution not to work so hard ...read more
By |January 4th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

How to become more creative, focused, relaxed, and productive

Would you like to become more creative, more focused, more relaxed, and more productive? Did you know research shows there are specific habits you can develop that will enhance your ability to be all of these things?There are many myths prevalent in academia that make it difficult for many of ...read more
By |December 30th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Writing an academic book – from start to finish

Next week, I will finally hold in my hands the physical manifestation of years of hard work – a hard copy of my book, Deported: Immigrant Policing, Disposable Labor and Global Capitalism. This special occasion is a time of reflection for me and makes me think back to how long ...read more
By |November 3rd, 2015|Blog|0 Comments