Essential Work

The COVID-19 pandemic has ushered in too many changes to enumerate. Many of these changes are material or behavioural. But some are psychological. People's attitudes have evidently altered with respect to more or less every facet of life, whether it's the value of work, free time, travel, material consumption, or anything else. One change has… Continue reading Essential Work

On the Academic Job Market

Some weeks ago, trapped in a car by my sleeping child (I am responsible for the child; it isn't just immovably heavy or something), I thumbed some thoughts on the academic job market into my phone—specifically, thoughts from the perspective of a seasoned applicant directed at hiring committees and HR departments. I then shared them… Continue reading On the Academic Job Market