Here are some of the things that went into my approach to developing a lab. I recommend you check them out to get a richer and deeper sense of what I’m trying to do!
The Sociological Imagination – Mills makes a powerful case for working at the right level of abstraction, on problems that truly matter, using whatever methods are appropriate for the task at hand.
7 Tips on Being Interdisciplinary – a great short piece on the practical challenges and rewards of interdisciplinary work.
Nihil Nimus – while Boice’s work is aimed at new faculty, his techniques for moderate, consistent, mindful productivity are extraordinarily useful for graduate students as well.
The Professor is In – a take-no-prisoners approach to turning your scholarly passion into a viable career.
On Racist and Sexist Discrimination in Academia – it happens, but we can work against it. Step one: identifying the problem.