Dear Future Professor

Final Advice for the Untenured Conservative Humanist

Jul 21, 2016 by Mark Bauerlein |

Part 3: Service. When you join a committee, you either make your colleagues' workdays easier or make them harder. If the latter, they will remember the fact and it may very well come up at tenure time.

More Advice for the Untenured Conservative Humanist

Jul 21, 2016 by Mark Bauerlein |

Part 2: Teaching. Sage-on-the-stage, the flipped classroom? No need for that. Just avoid a few crucial missteps. Plus: How to raise your students’ grades without inflating them. From First Things. 

Some Advice for the Untentured Conservative Humanist

Jul 21, 2016 by Mark Bauerlein |

Part 1: Research. If you are an untenured humanities who is also a religious or social conservative, the bar is set higher for you. Mark Bauerlein is here to offer advice to the untenured professor. 

Dear Aspiring Professor

Feb 03, 2016 by Robert E. Gordon |

Dr. Gordon gives advice to future adjuncts on their journey toward tenure. 

Dear Future Professor: What I’ve Learned about Teaching Well

Jan 27, 2016 by Walter E. Williams |

Walter Williams offers some suggestions for how to become a good teacher.

Dear Future Arts Professor

Jan 20, 2016 by Daniel Asia |

Daniel Asia gives advice to future arts and humanities scholars.

Dear Future Philosopher

Jan 13, 2016 by Robert Koons |

NAS member Robert Koons gives advice to those pursuing philosophy.

Dear Future Professor: The Red Pill

Dec 09, 2015 by Jason Fertig |

Jason Fertig gives advice to people considering a career in academia.

Dear Future Conservative Professor

Dec 02, 2015 by Matthew Woessner, Robert Maranto |

The academy needs ideological diversity, and conservative students should be undaunted in participating at the higest level. 

Dear Future Adjunct

Nov 25, 2015 by David Randall |

NAS director of communications David Randall advises current and future adjunct professors. 

Dear Future Professor

Nov 18, 2015 by Hal Arkes |

The first in a series of letters to new and prospective professors.