The daily grind of the modern professor can be stressful, chaotic, and at times seemingly impossible to organize! In her book, The Organized Academic, award-winning scholar, pedagogue, and former Dean Elizabeth Wells offers realistic day-to-day techniques that promise to transform your academic life. With so much going on, organization is your best weapon against the burnout and disarray of scholarly living. A guidebook like this is an essential addition to any serious achiever’s collection.
Elizabeth A. Wells completed her Doctorate in Musicology at Eastman, and is currently Music Historian, and formerly Dean of Arts and Picard-Bell Chair in Music at Mount Allison University (Canada’s long-time top-ranked institution). Alongside her many professional accolades, such as winning the AMS Music in American Culture Award for her book on West Side Story, and the AMS Teaching Award for her revolutionary reinvention of the typical undergraduate Music History sequence, she has been coaching academic high-flyers and achievers for decades.
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An exhaustive yet wonderfully readable guide on how to create joy in every aspect of the academic profession through straightforward advice, exercises, and templates. Professor Wells is the ideal guide both to the freshly minted assistant professor and others more advanced.
Filled to the brim with practical advice, The Organized Academic contains everything you need to structure your daily and yearly workload, set up lecture slides, and become an effective professor. If you’re an academic, you need to read this book. Even if you’re not, Elizabeth Wells distills the best productivity advice that we can all use in our work and life.