Introducing Logic for political science

A different introduction to Government This semester I decided to take a different approach to the early introduction to my American government class, really for all my teaching. I usually begin my classes with something I call “the mini-lecture”, a short 5 minute (or less) outline of a key concept that doesn’t actually fit within the confines of the material but which will help the students learn to grasp the materials easier or produce better academic work overall.

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Letterhead Template for Pandoc

This is not a workflow post. I don’t normally post about process or things related to my workflow because, having tried in the past, have concluded that it is more of a procrastination tactic than anything else. Even my post about switching to Hugo for webhosting was written for me rather than anyone else. You don’t care about my workflow. You have your own. You don’t need to know how I produce what I do.

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APSA 2017, Job Market Edition

Heading to ‘Frisco for APSA this week.1 Not much planned save for flurry of job market interviews and meetings with old colleagues, advisors, and friends. To be sure, I planned this trip not without some degree of trepidation. It’s a lot of money to plan for a conference and since I’m not presenting, I am ineligible for reimbursement within my department. Of course, I suspect this job market project is similar to nearly any field: new suit, flights, hotels, etc.

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Recent publications

  • Luke M. Perez (2017) The Irony of Technological Warfare. Abstract

Recent and upcoming talks

  • Defender of the Faith. (25 May 2018) More info...
  • Rhetoric, the Socratic Method, and Pedagogy. (14 January 2017) More info...