Yes it’s still summer, but if you’re beginning a new faculty post this fall, it’s time to start preparing for what’s coming.
An author platform means you are seeking the right readers for your work and putting yourself forward as an authority.
You can’t dictate who will write about you or what they will say, but you can influence both.
In a campus visit, you are assessed on your adherence to social scripts expected of you in that setting.
As scholars. we do all sorts of small, self-interested things that undermine collegiality and our own interests, too.
Making an impact with social media is about much more than follower counts.