Female Professor Loses Job Offer When She Tries to Negotiate

Women, lean in! Women, negotiate! Women, step up to the plate! Women ask for what you want! The worst they could say is "no"! Great advice, except for when it's the worst advice; for one female academic, the worst they could — and did — say was "actually, never mind. We don't want to hire you now that we know what you… » 3/13/14 12:30pm 3/13/14 12:30pm

How Many Professors Do You Actually Still Think About?

I dropped out of college. I hate that I dropped out of college, namely because it is invariably the subject of intense curiosity when it comes up with others, and being a devotee of curiosity myself, I would usually rather learn about them without resorting to an annoying Socratic exchange about what set of assumptions … » 5/22/08 3:20pm 5/22/08 3:20pm