#AskDrEditor: Integrating non-English words into academic writing

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My editing advice column, Ask Dr. Editor, is now available through UniversityAffairs.ca. This Ask Dr. Editor column goes against my usual advice to keep it simple in favour of politicizing your text and risking making some of your readers a little uncomfortable: “Integrating non-English words into academic writing: The political and persuasive significance of being intentionally hard to understand.”

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#AskDrEditor: How to write a statement of teaching philosophy that shines

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My editing advice column, Ask Dr. Editor, is now available through UniversityAffairs.ca. The fourth Ask Dr. Editor question comes from a sociologist who wants to learn some strategies she can draw on when drafting her statement of teaching philosophy.

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#AskDrEditor: Your Reader is a Little Bit Drunk

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My editing advice column, Ask Dr. Editor, is now available through UniversityAffairs.ca. The second Ask Dr. Editor question comes from a faculty member who isn’t sure how to advise her trainees as they write their job application materials.

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#AskDrEditor: Getting “is” right

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My editing advice column, Ask Dr. Editor, is now available through UniversityAffairs.ca. The first Ask Dr. Editor question comes from a researcher who can’t figure out how to conjugate a verb in a tricky sentence in the lay summary of her grant application. New articles will be posted monthly.

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