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Chris Leary
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27 votes

Some students giggle at me while I teach!

25 votes

What is life as "Head of Department ____" like?

19 votes

What is the best way to deal with cranks?

19 votes

Is it okay to report classmates cheating on exams?

16 votes

Should referees assume that authors will see the full report if their paper is rejected?

15 votes

Can I call an assistant professor "Professor"?

14 votes
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Is it good practice to let students consult their text materials during exams?

13 votes

How to find less-competitive faculty positions in the US universities?

13 votes

How do really talented people in academia think about people who are less capable than them?

8 votes

Can reviewing papers help increase your credibility as a researcher?

8 votes

Do teaching evaluations lead to lower standards in class?

7 votes

Is using the phrase "... is left as an exercise for the reader" considered good style in academic papers/theses?

6 votes

Postdoctoral fellowship -- what is it about?

4 votes

What can I do if I find errors in someone's thesis?

4 votes

Why do students go for a PhD even when chances of getting academic jobs on its completion are slim?

4 votes

Do some or most universities allow retiring faculty to retain their faculty email accounts?

4 votes

Is this tenured professor plagiarizing his lectures?

4 votes

What rate of faculty turnover is healthy?

4 votes

What should you do if you spotted a non-trivial error in a highly cited paper?

4 votes

Should religious (or other kind of) titles be used when citing authors?

4 votes

Should expository papers (e.g., in American Math Monthly) be listed in CV under Publications?

3 votes

Changing a mathematical field once one has a tenure

3 votes

What is the timeline for hiring tenure-track Professors during the Summer?

3 votes

Why don't universities reveal the extra time they give to students with disabilities when taking exams?

3 votes

If I want to become a professor, do universities care what field my PhD. is in or just that I have a PhD?

2 votes

What to do when you discover a mistake in the archived copy of your PhD thesis?

1 vote

What incentive does a professor have to allow a student to enroll in a course that is already full?

1 vote

How to silence the voice that tells you you're being financially irresponsible by spending 4 to 6 years doing a PhD?

0 votes

Does having much knowledge in other branches help one's research in mathematics in one's own field?