Academic Workshop on Publication Strategies and Challenges on the Job Market

Open to the Public
Nador u. 15
Friday, October 27, 2017 - 2:00pm
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Friday, October 27, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

The workshop is organized by the Department of Political Science, the Department of International Relations, the School of Public Policy and the Doctoral School of Political Science, Public Policy, and International Relations related to guest lecture by Wade Jacoby "European Reforms and the Leadership Deficits of Surplus Germany".

The workshop will be focusing on giving recommendations in two fields:
Publication strategies

  • when to start publications; whether to turn their theses into book or only articles
  • whether it makes sense to publish book reviews or to focus on articles only

What kind of job you should start to get

  • postdoc, or looking for tenure track positions
  • teaching fellowships
  • should you focus on US or Europe?

Wade Jacoby is Mary Lou Fulton Professor of political science at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. His most recent book is The Politics of Representation in the Global Age: Identification, Mobilization, and Adjudication (Cambridge University Press, 2014). Jacoby is the author of two other books, Imitation and Politics: Redesigning Modern Germany (Cornell University Press, 2000) and The Enlargement of the EU and Nato: Ordering from the Menu in Central Europe (Cambridge University Press, 2004). He has published articles in many journals including Comparative Politics, World Politics, Comparative Political Studies, Politics and Society, European Security, The Review of International Political Economy, The Review of International Organizations, and The British Journal of Industrial Relations. Winner of a number of research fellowships, Jacoby received the DAAD Prize for his scholarship on Germany and the EU and was a Braudel Fellow at the European University Institute. Jacoby is co-editor of German Politics and serves on the editorial boards of Governance, German Politics and Society, and European Security.