More on "Professional Boredom"
Melissa Ann Marsh, May 2012
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To the Editor:
President William Cronon's essay in the March 2012 issue of Perspectives on History is an excellent article. I have long bemoaned the profession's tendency to drift into boredom in its works. It's largely part of the reason I didn't continue on with my PhD. I was disillusioned with the state of the profession in catering mostly to other academics. We owe it to the general public to contribute our talents to furthering their view of history and how it affects them and the world.
—Melissa Ann Marsh
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