Going on the academic job market with a spouse who is also an academic? You will need to have patience, be flexible, and have a generous dose of self-worth in order to find a path to satisfying careers for both of you.
By making writing a centerpiece of teaching history, time spent preparing for class functions in service of, rather than in competition with, one's own writing projects.
For those of us trained as a historians in a Research I University (R1) graduate program who choose a career in a small liberal arts college (SLAC), the first year can be a culture shock. New faculty should expect to make significant adjustments.
This piece explores important "dos" and "don'ts" for scholars on the cusp of signing with an editor for their first book.