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September 2, 2009
I'm the kind of person who enjoys anticipation. I do like getting new stuff and experiencing new adventures, but I also really enjoy thinking about them before they happen.
May 11, 2009
I never knew how much Randolph Coleman meant to me and how much of an impact he has made on my life until he retired.
March 3, 2009
A rather esoteric blog post in which I discuss postmodernism, historiography, the Middle East, new professors, great professors, and the true beauty of a liberal arts education.
March 1, 2009
I must have gotten off on the wrong foot--my work this semester is not really up to par. I seem to be falling behind in just about every class I am taking, even the ones with no homework.
December 24, 2008
It seems only a few weeks ago that I was trying to get myself psychologically prepared for the start of the academic year, and now suddenly I'm in the last throes of paper-grading. (And no, I don't actually teach chemistry. Bear with me on this.)
December 19, 2008
Rarely are student and faculty Circadian rhythms more out of sync than at the end of a semester.
November 3, 2008
"Professors' Liberalism Contagious? Maybe not." -New York Times "Am I supposed to be surprised? No." -Me

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