This page collects, albeit not comprehensively, posts at the Duck of Minerva that focus on what might be called “the profession.” Many of our most consistently popular pieces — including ones that still get significant hits years after their publication — fall into this category and can be found below.
Academia as a Vocation

Academic Conferences

Academic Freedom

The Academic “Job Market”

Graduate School



Policy-Theory Divide

Professional Development


The State of International Studies

… More to come.