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Category Archives: research

  1. The Coding Manual for Qualitative Researchers (my reading notes) May 1, 2019

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  2. Preparing a research statement and crafting a research trajectory April 17, 2019

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  3. Preparing for the doctoral dissertation defense (the “viva”) March 13, 2019

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  4. What is a PhD? What does doing a PhD entail? November 22, 2018

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  5. Case Studies and Theory Development in the Social Sciences (my reading notes) September 29, 2018

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  6. Writing journal articles from a doctoral dissertation September 28, 2018

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  7. Destination Dissertation A Traveler’s Guide to a Done Dissertation (my reading notes) September 18, 2018

    Posted in academia, graduate school, research, writing.

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  8. Complete Your Dissertation or Thesis in Two Semesters or Less (my reading notes) September 18, 2018

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  9. Interview Research in Political Science (Layna Mosley, Ed) – my reading notes September 7, 2018

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  10. The Dissertation ‘Two Pager’: A strategy to sustain a “big picture” view of a doctoral thesis August 9, 2018

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  11. How to write an abstract for a paper July 18, 2018

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  12. How to write a book chapter July 11, 2018

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  13. Self-care while doing fieldwork: A first-person, first-hand account June 9, 2018

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  14. Resources to help non-native English speakers who are writing a PhD dissertation May 16, 2018

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  15. Writing Your Dissertation in Fifteen Minutes a Day: A Guide to Starting, Revising, and Finishing Your Doctoral Thesis (my reading notes) May 16, 2018

    Posted in PhD training, academia, research.

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  16. Thinking Like Your Editor (Rabiner & Fortunato) – my reading notes April 29, 2018

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  17. On the importance of teaching the mechanics of doing research April 21, 2018

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  18. Getting It Published: A Guide for Scholars and Anyone Else Serious About Serious Books (William Germano) – my reading notes April 16, 2018

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  19. 125-250 words, 15 minutes: Setting small writing goals to build an academic writing practice April 13, 2018

    Posted in academia, productivity, research, writing.

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  20. Forward citation tracing and backwards citation tracing in literature reviews February 3, 2018

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  21. Mapping a new field of scholarship January 27, 2018

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  22. 3 strategies to catch up when you fall behind on your writing November 4, 2017

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  23. Strategies to read (and excerpt) an entire book I: Edited volumes September 29, 2017

    Posted in academia, reading strategies, research, research methods.

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  24. A full-engagement-based approach to research July 25, 2017

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  25. How many sources are enough? Six questions on breadth and depth of literature reviews June 17, 2017

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