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The Bard of His Own Backyard

Shakespeare may never have left England, but he became the most global writer who ever lived.

SWEET BRIAR, VA - MAY 16: Seniors stand waiting to walk out before the final commencement ceremony at Sweet Briar College, a women's liberal arts college in Sweet Briar, VA on Saturday May 16, 2015. The school is closing this summer due to funding shortfall. (Photo by )

How to Get Tenure (If You’re a Woman)

Seven peer-reviewed strategies female faculty can use to climb the ladder of academic success.

Business students attend a lecture at the Aula Magna auditorium at the Stockholm University on October 30, 2012. Stockholm University has over 36,000 students at four faculties, making it one of the largest universities in Scandinavia.    AFP PHOTO / JONATHAN NACKSTRAND        (Photo credit should read JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty Images)

How to Get Tenure

The top ten things junior faculty need to know — and why it should matter to the rest of us.

US-British microeconomist Angus Deaton speaks during a press conference after winning the Nobel Prize for Economics at Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey, on October 12, 2015. Deaton won the Nobel Economics Prize for groundbreaking work using household surveys to show how consumers, particularly the poor, decide what to buy and how policymakers can help them. AFP PHOTO/JEWEL SAMAD        (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Why Angus Deaton Deserved the Nobel Prize in Economics

For development economists like me, Deaton was a revolutionary and a visionary.

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What the hell happened at NDU?

A best defense columnist looks back at the National Defense University.

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The Mind and Milieu of John Steinbruner

Remembering a generous mentor, a prodigious scholar, and a bold thinker who contemplated the bad decisions that could get us all killed.

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