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The Public Professor: How to Use Your Research to Change the World

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The work of academics can matter and be influential on a public level, but the path to becoming a public intellectual, influential policy advisor, valued community resource or go-to person on an issue is not one that most scholars are trained for.

The Public Professor offers scholars ways to use their ideas, research and knowledge to change the world. The book gives practi
Paperback, 202 pages
Published January 15th 2016 by New York University Press (first published December 25th 2015)
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With the book’s title strap of “how to use your research to change the world” for some reason this reader got the bizarre impression of “professorman”, rushing around the globe with research in hand, to well, save or change the world. Maybe the reality is not that far-fetched, although it is delivered in a slightly less dramatic, more sedentary pace.

The mission is fairly simple. Help professors and other academics get their research noticed by a higher public profile, sharing their knowledge to
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