Category Archives: balancing research and teaching

Learning to say no

Probably the biggest problem I’ve had in my “early career mathematician” life is that I do too many things. I wrote a bit already about my over-functioning issues in an older post. In part, this is how I have always … Continue reading

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Review, Rinse, Repeat Episode 3: The prof who did too much

Last week, I received very good news: I have been reappointed at Bates for three more years! So there will be some breathing room between this review and the big one. I am talking of course about the tenure review. … Continue reading

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Mathsgiving

In the movies, when people gather for Thanksgiving they all go around the table and say what they’re thankful for. Very few of the actual Thanksgiving festivities I have attended have had this feature, but in reality I have only … Continue reading

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