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On fiction

I’m gonna give my aimless love
My angry heart
My desire
I woke with wings from lucid dreams
I knew the reason I felt hollow…

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My Proposal

Some people know I have been working on my proposal for years now.

Nope! There is nothing romantic about it.

It’s a PhD proposal…

I have my excuses, of course. 252 more words


Donald Moynihan ’98 MPA/’02 PhD PA writes opinion piece on policy schools

Donald Moynihan, a professor of public affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, wrote an opinion piece for the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management on gathering as a community to argue for the value of public policy schools. 48 more words

Alumni In Action

Taste, creativity and presentation: Food Network’s Chopped as a model for doctoral exams?

There’s a lot to hate about reality TV. Even if you avoid the shows that feature alliances and gossip, the declarations “Go big or go home” and “Failure is not an option” seem as central to the genre as the premise that these are real people doing real things. 822 more words


No way… I can’t believe it… You’ve got to be kidding me… THIS is what life is all about? For real?!

Well… I was all prepared to come here today and announce the end of the Dr. Loser blog experiment. I’d had enough. Sure, it was… 1,476 more words


Pinning down my methodology: Part 2

Having covered the basics of my methodology in Part 1, I now want to talk a bit about research design. Bear with me though, I am still very much on a learning curve with this stuff, so all the ideas are under development. 423 more words


New New London supe fakes his PhD.

I’m sure you’ve heard that someone called themselves “Dr.” when they didn’t earn it. Some bonehead in Connecticut, from Jonathan Pelto:

Claiming that he was “hand-picked” by Arne Duncan to be part of the corporate education reform industry, “Dr.” Terrence Carter has become a national example of what is wrong with the education reform movement.

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SHAUN JOHNSON, PHD: Musings From The Chalk Face