Writing and Speaking

Becker, Howard S. Writing for Social Scientist. University of Chicago Press, 1986.

Davis, Gordon B., and Clyde A. Parker. Writing the Doctoral Dissertation: A Systematic Approach. 2nd ed. Barron's Educational Series, 1997.

Locke, Lawrence F., Waneen Wyrick Spriduso, and Stephen J. Silverman. Proposals that Work: A Guide for Planning Dissertations and Grant Proposals. Sage Publications, 1993.

Nash, Walter. The Writing Scholar: Studies in Academic Discourse. Edited by Sage Publications, 1990.

Nystrand, Martin. What Writers Know: The Language, Process, and Structure of Written Discourse. Academic Press, 1982.

Maanen, John Van. Tales of the Field: On Writing Ethnography. University of Chicago Press, 1988.

Williams, Joseph. Style: Toward Clarity and Grace. University of Chicago Press, 1990. [The best book on style that I've ever seen-well worth reading and having on your shelf.]

Academic Careers

Caplan, Paula J. Lifting a Ton of Feathers: A Woman's guide to Surviving in the Academic World. University of Toronto Press, 1995.

Deneef, A. Leigh, and Craufurd D. Goodwin. The Academic's Handbook. 2nd ed. Duke University Press, 1995.

Frost, Peter J., and M. Susan Taylor. Rhythms of Academic Life: Personal Accounts of Careers in Academia. Edited by Sage, 1996.

Zanna, Mark P., and John M. Darley. The Compleat Academic. Eds. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1987.


Andre, Rae, and Peter J. Frost. Researchers Hooked on Teaching: Noted Scholars Discuss Synergies of Teaching and Research. Eds. Sage Publications, 1996.

Boice, Robert. First-Order Principles for College Teachers: Ten Basic Ways to Improve the Teaching Process. Anker Publishing Company, 1996.

Christensen, C. Roland, David A. Garvin, and Ann Sweet. Education for Judgment. Harvard Business School Press, 1991.

Christensen, C. Roland with Abby J. Hansen. Teaching and the Case Method. Harvard Business School Press, 1987.

Davis, Barbara Gross. Tools for Teaching. Jossey-Bass, 1993.

Goldberger, Nancy Rule, Blythe McVicker Clinchy, Mary Field Belenky, and Jill Mattuck Tarule. "Women's Ways of Knowing." In Sex and Gender: Review of Personality and Social Psychology. Edited by Phillip Shaver and Clyde Hendrick. Sage Publications, 1987, pp. 201-227.

Weinstein, Gerald, and Kathy Obear. "Bias Issues in the Classroom: Encounters with the Teaching Self." In Maurianne Adams. Edited by Promoting Diversity in College Classrooms: Innovative Responses for the Curriculum, Faculty, and Institutions 52 (Winter 1992): 39-50.

The Reviewing Process

Beyer, Janice M., Roland G. Chanove, and William B. Fox. "The Review Process and the Fates of Manuscripts Submitted to AMJ." AMJ 38, no. 5: pp. 1219-1260.