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Category Archives: research

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

    Posted in academia, research, writing.

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

    Posted in academia, research, research methods, teaching.

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

    Posted in academia, research, research methods, writing.

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

    Posted in academia, research, writing.

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

    Posted in academia, research, writing.

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

    Posted in academia, research.

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

    Posted in academia, research.

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

    Posted in academia, research, writing.

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

    Posted in academia, research, research methods.

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

    Posted in academia, research.

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

    Posted in academia, research, writing.

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

    Posted in academia, research, writing.

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  16. 3 strategies to catch up when you fall behind on your writing November 4, 2017

    Posted in academia, research, writing.

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

    Posted in academia, research.

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

    Posted in academia, research.

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  20. The transnational life of Fiji bottled water June 4, 2017

    Posted in academia, bottled water, research.

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  21. Writing a memorandum based on a synthetic note May 27, 2017

    Posted in academia, research, writing.

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  22. Glorifying busy, the cult of productivity and the constant contradictions within academia May 10, 2017

    Posted in academia, research.

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  23. International Womens Day 2017: On the structural barriers that women face in academia March 8, 2017

    Posted in academia, research.

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  24. Move Every Paper Forward Every Day (MEPFED) vs Work on One Project Each Day (WOPED) February 4, 2017

    Posted in academia, productivity, research.

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  25. Reverse-planning (backcasting) a paper (or a research project) December 31, 2016

    Posted in academia, productivity, research, research methods, writing.

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