Navigating the New Academia: Career Development Webcasts for Faculty

Join IHS this spring for an online seminar series on advancing liberty while establishing a successful academic career. The lineup includes insights into the revolution in online higher ed, tactics for teaching online, and balancing the many aspects of a professor’s life.

Please enroll for these free online lectures through the button below. Feel free to sign up for as many sessions as you would like. 


IHS is also offering online programs for undergraduate and grad students.


Previous Webcasts

Tenure and Beyond: Opportunities to Succeed in Academia

Take a tour of the path to a tenure-track job and see what you need to do now to get there. Keep in mind that academia is changing: today there are fewer tenure jobs, more adjunct positions, and an ever-present X-factor known as online education.  Join Dr. Villarreal-Diaz as he presents some of his recent research into the changing nature of academia and hear suggestions for creating and maintaining a successful academic career amid the flux.

Establishing an Online Presence

Who are you, on the internet? How can you establish the right online presence, make your work accessible, and get noticed, in the right way? Appropriate for graduate students and faculty.

Tax Day Special: Why The 16th Amendment Really Is The Root Of All Evil

  • April 15, 8:00-9:00 PM EDT
  • Speaker: Dr. Phil Magness, IHS

Ever wondered how taxation in America took shape? Thought about if things could have been different or could be better in the future?   On the 100th Anniversary of the 16th Amendment, join IHS historian Dr. Phil Magness for a discussion of the history (good, bad, and ugly!) and future of the income tax.  Feel free to bring your reflections and related questions to the webinar. We will have time for Q&A following the presentation.

Names All Classical Liberals Should Know

  • April 24, 4:00-5:00 PM EST
  • Speaker: Dr. Phil Magness, IHS

Have you heard of Charles James Fox, John Taylor Caroline, or Luther Martin? If not, you’re not alone and you won’t want to miss the upcoming webcast on great classical liberal thinkers who have captured less limelight than they deserve. IHS historian Dr. Phil Magness will introduce the best-kept secrets of the libertarian intellectual tradition, the thinkers who influenced Hazlitt, Friedman, Hayek, and Rothbard.

How Does It All Get Done? Time Management for Faculty

The notoriously productive Dr. Horwitz will discuss the (many) makings of a successful, liberty-advancing academic career, including establishing a balance of teaching, mentoring, research, writing, public intellectual work, service to school, and your personal life.

Your Guide to Online Teaching

  • May 1st, 8:00-9:00 PM EST
  • Danny Shahar, University of Arizona

Explore the implications of the online-education revolution including online classroom models and technology, assignments, grading, dealing with cheating, online teaching philosophy, becoming a stellar online lecturer.