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Failure in the Tenure Process: We Can Do Better

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American Council on Education, American Association of University Professors, and United Educators Insurance Risk Retention Group. 2000. “Good Practice in Tenure Evaluation: Advice for Tenured Faculty, Department Chairs, and Academic Administrators.” Available at
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Marshall, Bryan W., and Rothgeb, John M. Jr. 2011. “So You Want Tenure? Factors Affecting Tenure Decisions in Political Science Departments.” PS: Political Science & Politics 44 (3): 571–7.
Matthew, Patricia A. 2016. Written/Unwritten: Diversity and the Hidden Truths of Tenure. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.
Rothgeb, John M. Jr., and Burger, Betsy. 2009. “Tenure Standards in Political Science Departments: Results from a Survey of Department Chairs.” PS: Political Science & Politics 42 (3): 513–19.
Schlozman, Kay Lehman. 1998. “External Reviews in Tenure and Promotions Decisions: How Does the Process Work? How Should it?” PS: Political Science & Politics 31 (3): 623–30.
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