Academia as a vocation. Thoughts on teaching, scholarship, and the other things that the privilege of being an academic affords the ability to think about. I also use this blog when I teach as a central repository of stuff related to various courses, so you'll find some of that if you browse here too.
2011 World Politics question #1
Blog question #1 for 2011:
What is the most important issue in world politics, and why?
(Nothing like a simple little question to get us started.)