Reminiscences

A listing of the blog posts that comprise something of my academic memoir, with emphasis on how and where I developed my ideas about teaching and the role of live conversation in education.

One-on-One Tutoring – 5/25/15
Written Homework Helps – 5/31/15
Advising Freshmen – 6/4/15
From Physics PhD to Assistant Professor – 6/8/15
My First Classroom at MIT – 6/13/15
Saved by the Staff Meeting – 6/25/15
My First Lecture Course – 8/26/15
Surviving a Blunder – 9/9/15
Writing Lecture Notes at MIT – 10/13/15
Books, Books, Books – 11/4/15
Housemaster at MIT – 12/22/15
McCormick Hall’s Housemaster – 1/12/16
Approaching Tenure – 3/6/16
My Tenure Year – 3/20/16
Tenure: The Denouement 3/27/16
Pick Good Problems – 6/7/16
Finding an Important Research Problem – 7/31/16
Research Problem Migration – 9/27/16
Final Projects – 11/7/16
My Novel is Published – 11/11/15
A Conversation about Academia 5/16/16
A Book Signing and a Concert – 11/1/16