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Navigating Tenure and Beyond: A Guide for Early Career Faculty

Sundar A. Christopher

Reach tenure through service, research, and teaching while empowering graduate students and maintaining work-life balance! Dr. Sundar Christopher uses his own experience to illustrate best practices in goal setting, developing leadership amid institutional politics, and mentoring. This is the guide he wishes he had, and it will be a key companion in many future professors’ development.

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What’s New

  • A mentor always at the ready. Sundar A. Christopher has put in writing the advice he wishes he had received in his early career as an academic. His book, Navigating Tenure, is now available at the AMS Bookstore, and he will be speaking about it and signing copies at the Resource Center in Phoenix!
  • Calling all weather photographers! AMS Books is always seeking dramatic images of weather phenomena for the covers and interiors of our books. Think you have a good photo to share? Get in touch with us! 
  • Join a proud tradition. AMS Books topics in the works: Abbe and Fujita biographies, the related histories of photography and meteorology, intersections of weather and psychology, atmospheric optics, and more! Contribute your ideas or expertise on these subjects today!
  • Talking shop. AMS Books is once again mounting a series of Book Talks featuring some of its authors as well as its writers with projects in the works. Prepare your questions about topics and processes and bring them to the Resource Center during Poster Sessions at the 2019 AMS Annual Meeting. More info to come!

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Meet Lourdes B. Avilés

On a previous anniversary of the storm, Dr. Avilés, author of Taken by Storm, 1938: A Social and Meteorological History of the Great New England Hurricane, talks with Chris Jensen on NHPR about New England’s greatest storm.

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