@rmusselwhite Hi welcome :)
@bgcarlisle Thank you. It's good to be here.😃
@Cyborgneticz Hello! Seems like you are adding a lot of words to your dissertation. Good on 'ya! That's the only way it'll get longer. 😃
@rmusselwhite don't know if I'm doing it right but like does anyone
@Cyborgneticz I'm pretty sure that my advisors signed off on my dissertation only because they didn't want to have to read anything else from me anymore. I just wore them down over time.🙄
@rmusselwhite That's gonna be mine. My advisor wants to peace out in December so I think they're gonna be like 'we'll take your trash'
@Cyborgneticz Done is done! A dissertation doesn't have to be anything else. 👍
@rmusselwhite exactly! and since I've decided to open up my job search to high schools cause academic market, I am a lot less stressed around the 'are my publications enough and they're all over disciplines o noooo' feeling.
@Cyborgneticz Sounds good. I considered a mid-career change over to private high schools. The early-college high school students in my classes out-perform even most of the traditional college seniors by a country mile. They're younger, so they have less life experience to reflect on, but they've got plenty of candle-power for academic work.
@rmusselwhite I want to go into a slac (my alma mater might be hiring when I hit the job market) or a teaching college, but you know how it is. The benefit about fields like political theory is that I can still do my research outside academia, so I won't lose that.
I see the same thing!
@Cyborgneticz 🤞 🍀
@rmusselwhite thanks! it's a good thing that teaching is always a steady occupation, even if it may not be at the preferred level, it's a calling that can always be followed
@rusty Hello! Poetry is cool. I didn't know that until about 5 years ago, but George Byron convinced me otherwise. 😎
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