Category Archives: tenure

Submitting

Recently, I have been re-reading Michel Houellebecq’s 2015 novel Submission. It’s about a hedonistic literature professor who sleeps with his students, has the diet of a frat boy, and occasionally does “work” researching an obscure (at least, to me) 19th-century … Continue reading

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Talking Math Life with Christelle Vincent (now for something slightly different, part I)

Readers, I realize that you may be tired of hearing about my life.  I mean, PhD+Epsilon is about early-career mathematical life, but when I write, it’s usually about my life/career, which is only one of many options. Thus, this week … Continue reading

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Collaboration, Bias, and Tenure

I was pretty bummed to read this New York Times article about the prospects for women seeking tenure in Economics. In case you don’t have time to read it all right now: in recent study, Economist Heather Sarsons found that … Continue reading

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