Author Archives: kthompson

The Hardest Days to Teach

There are only a few days where I was so upset that I did not want to teach. The first instance was in grad school when my adviser told me he was denied tenure. The most recent was two years … Continue reading

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Takin’ Care of Business–The Job Market

This month, I’d like to discuss maneuvering the job market. Why in July? Because this is when you need to start your apps. I was surprised the only previous PhD + epsilon post I could find on being on the … Continue reading

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Hello, World!

Hello, World! I am Katherine (Kate) Thompson, and I’m a new co-editor for this blog. In a few weeks, I will be starting a tenure-track position at the United States Naval Academy. My basic bio and CV-esque stats can be … Continue reading

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