How to Do Grad School

A couple of posts popped up this weekend that I thought I’d pass on:

PM’s Question Time on the experience of learning IR, and

Dan Nexon on his key frustration with teaching grad students IR.

The upshot: think about the questions your field is trying to answer (rather than just authors and theories), and don’t pretend you know more than you do, because that really screws up grad seminars.

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About Jake Wobig

I teach international relations and comparative politics at Wingate University in Wingate, North Carolina
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