Perlmutter has published more than 250 opinion and explanatory essays for

U.S. and international newspapers and magazines including: Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Buffalo News, Campaigns & Elections, Chicago Sun-Times, Christian Science Monitor, Dallas Morning News, Editor & Pu

blisher, Indianapolis Star, International Herald Tribune, IPI Global Journalist, Los Angeles Times, Melbourne Age, Miami Hera

ld, Minneapolis Star-Tribune, MSNBC.com., Philadelphia Inquirer, Omaha World-Herald, San Diego Union Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle, St. Paul Pioneer Press, and USA Today.

Among his major writings in this category are:

David D. Perlmutter. “Academic Job Hunts From Hell: Detecting a Bad Fit.” Chronicle of Higher Education, November 3, 2015.

David D. Perlmutter. “Academic Job Hunts From Hell: The Fake Search.” Chronicle of Higher Education, October 4, 2015.

David D. Perlmutter. “Welcome, Outsider: Here’s How You Can Foster Faculty Confidence.” Chronicle of Higher Education, September 15, 2015.

David D. Perlmutter. “Career Lingo: ‘Ability to Teach the Following …’” Chronicle of Higher Education VITAE, August 24, 2015.

David D. Perlmutter. “The Completion Agenda, Part 4: Finishing and the Job Hunt.” Chronicle of Higher Education, August 12, 2015.

David D. Perlmutter. “They Want Me to Fundraise? Navigating the Transition to Chair, Director, or Dean with a Fundraising Mission.” ASJMC Insights, Spring 2015, pp. 15-18.

David D. Perlmutter. “The Completion Agenda, Part 3: Revising Your Dissertation.” Chronicle of Higher Education, July 6, 2015.

David D. Perlmutter. “Why Search Committees Go Radio Silent.” Chronicle of Higher Education, May 16, 2014.

David D. Perlmutter. “Why You Wait.” Chronicle of Higher Education, May 16, 2014.

David D. Perlmutter. “Your College Needs a Brand. Help Create It.” Chronicle of Higher Education, April 21, 2014.

David D. Perlmutter. “Why I Don’t Negotiate … That Much.” Chronicle of Higher Education, April 14, 2014.

David D. Perlmutter. “Don’t Fear Fundraising, Part 1.” Chronicle of Higher Education, April 11, 2014, pp. A38-39.

David D. Perlmutter. “Know the Vital Players in Your Career: The Head of the Tenure Committee.” Chronicle of Higher Education, October 14, 2013. [online]

David D. Perlmutter. “Know the Vital Players in Your Career: The Chair.” Chronicle of Higher Education, September 16, 2013. [online]

David D. Perlmutter. “Week One on the New Job.” Chronicle of Higher Education, August 12, 2013.

 

David D. Perlmutter. “The Good Hello.Chronicle of Higher Education, July 19, 2013, pp. A30-31.

David D. Perlmutter. “Embrace Your Inner North Dakotan.” Chronicle of Higher Education, August 12, 2012.

David D. Perlmutter. “Show Them You Really Want the Job.” Chronicle of Higher Education, June 22, 2012, pp. A33-34.

David D. Perlmutter. “Varieties of Procrastination.” Chronicle of Higher Education, May 25, 2012, pp. A39-40.

David D. Perlmutter. “Good Deeds That Are Most Punished, Part 3: Research.” Chronicle of Higher Education, April 29, 2012.

David D. Perlmutter. “Good Deeds That Are Most Punished, Part 2: Service.” Chronicle of Higher Education, March 30, 2012, pp. A37-38.

David D. Perlmutter. “In Search of a Professor’s Legacy.” Chronicle of Higher Education, March 23, 2012, pp. A9-10.

David D. Perlmutter. “Good Deeds That Are Most Punished, Part 1: Teaching.” Chronicle of Higher Education, February 10, 2012, p. A32.

David D. Perlmutter. “You Are Never a Sure Thing.” Chronicle of Higher Education, January 9, 2012.

David D. Perlmutter. “Pleasing the Peers.” Chronicle of Higher Education, December 2, 2011, p. A19.

David D. Perlmutter. “How to Read a Student Evaluation.” Chronicle of Higher Education, November 4, 2011, pp. A40-41.

David D. Perlmutter. “How to Play Left Field at Job Interviews.” Chronicle of Higher Education, September 30, 2011, p. A32.

David D. Perlmutter. “Making Up Isn’t Hard to Do.” Chronicle of Higher Education, September 2, 2011, p. A52.

David D. Perlmutter. “Bridging the Generational Tech Gap.” Chronicle of Higher Education, July 29, 2011, pp. B55-B58.

David D. Perlmutter. “It’s Your Fault.” Chronicle of Higher Education, July 15, 2011, p. A32.

David D. Perlmutter. “It’s Not Your Fault.” Chronicle of Higher Education, May 31, 2011. [online]

David D. Perlmutter. “Keep on Zelda’s Good Side.” Chronicle of Higher Education, April 15, 2011, pp. A33-34.

David D. Perlmutter. “Overcoming the ‘Rattle Effect.'” Chronicle of Higher Education, March 4, 2011, pp. A41, A43.

David D. Perlmutter. “Why Politicians Should Be More Like Professors.” Chronicle of Higher Education, February 25, 2011, p. A80.

David D. Perlmutter.“How to Avoid Battling the Boss.” Chronicle of Higher Education, January 24, 2011, pp. A42-43.

David D. Perlmutter.”Knowing When to Defriend,Chronicle of Higher Education, December 10, 2010, pp. A37, A39.

David D. Perlmutter & Richard Alan Nelson. “Undergraduate Certificate Program Proposed to Complement Bachelor’s Degree.” Association of Schools of Journalism and Mass Communication, ASJMC Insights, Fall 2010, pp. 20-24.

David D. Perlmutter. “Spotting Your Enemies.Chronicle of Higher Education, November 7, 2010. [online]

David D. Perlmutter. “Pick Your Battles … but How?” Chronicle of Higher Education, September 24, 2010, pp. A29, A31.

David D. Perlmutter. “Your First Search-Committee Gig.” Chronicle of Higher Education, August 5, 2010. [online]

David D. Perlmutter. “The Senior Professor: Deadwood or Iceberg?” Chronicle of Higher Education, July 30, 2010, pp. B49-51.

David D. Perlmutter. “Everyone Knows Your Search Fell Short.” Chronicle of Higher Education,June 8, 2010. [online]

David D. Perlmutter. “Asking About the Status of the Search.” Chronicle of Higher Education,May 10, 2010. [online]

David D. Perlmutter. “Clueless: Were tenured professors to blame for your career prospects?” Chronicle of Higher Education, April 4, 2010, pp. B4-B5.

David D. Perlmutter. “When and How to Use the Other “F” Word.” Chronicle of Higher Education, March 18, 2010. [online]

David D. Perlmutter. “Professionalize Promotion and Tenure.” Chronicle of Higher Education, February 18, 2010. [online]

David D. Perlmutter. “Overdoing It in the Hiring Process.” Chronicle of Higher Education, January 21, 2010. [online]

David D. Perlmutter. “Avoiding a ‘Nuclear Veto’ in Hiring.” Chronicle of Higher Education, December 3, 2009. [online]

David D. Perlmutter. “Job-Searching on the Job.” Chronicle of Higher Education,October 23, 2009. [online]

David D. Perlmutter. “Should You Switch Tenure Tracks?Chronicle of Higher Education,October 2, 2009, p. A34.

David D. Perlmutter. “Facebooking for the Tenure Track.” Chronicle of Higher Education, September 4, 2009, pp. A78-79.

David D. Perlmutter. “The Decisive Difference Between Dean and Professor.” Chronicle of Higher Education,July 24, 2009. [online]

David D. Perlmutter. “Facebooking Your Way Out of Tenure.” Chronicle of Higher Education, July 3, 2009. [online]

David D. Perlmutter. “Summer Schedules.” Chronicle of Higher Education, June 6, 2009. [online]

David D. Perlmutter. “Withdrawing Your Tenure Case.” Chronicle of Higher Education, May 5, 2009. [online]

David D. Perlmutter. “Surviving the Checkback.” Chronicle of Higher Education, April 2, 2009. [online]

David D. Perlmutter. “Presenting Your Tenure File.” Chronicle of Higher Education, February 19, 2009. [online]

David D. Perlmutter, Ming-Heng Wang, & Steven D. Schrock, “Top Transportation & Energy Issues Facing the Nation.” Organized and hosted by the University of Kansas Transportation Research Institute (KU TRI). Presented by the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics & the University of Kansas School of Engineering. Funded by U.S. Department of Transportation Research and Innovation Technology Administration & Federal Highway Administration. Grant #DT0S59-06-G-0047, 2009.

David D. Perlmutter. “Selecting Outside Evaluators.” Chronicle of Higher Education, January 16, 2009. [online]

David D. Perlmutter. “Are Your References Too Fawning?Chronicle of Higher Education, December 3, 2008. [online]

David D. Perlmutter. “The Unrecommendation.” Chronicle of Higher Education, October 29, 2008. [online]

David D. Perlmutter. “How to Say No (and Get Away With It).” Chronicle of Higher Education, September 26, 2008, pp. A35, 38.

David D. Perlmutter. “Do You Really Not Have the Time?” Chronicle of Higher Education, August 18, 2008. [online]

David D. Perlmutter. “Your First Real Taste of Academic Culture.”Chronicle of Higher Education, July 18, 2008, pp. A31, 34.

David D. Perlmutter. “Supervising Your Graduate Assistants.” Chronicle of Higher Education, June 19, 2008. [online]

David D. Perlmutter. “Do You Have a Bad Mentor?” Chronicle of Higher Education, May 23, 2008, pp. C2-C3.

David D. Perlmutter. “Are You a Good Protégé?” Chronicle of Higher Education, April 18, 2008, pp. C1, C4.

David D. Perlmutter. “Get Another Life.” Chronicle of Higher Education, March 14, 2008, pp. C2-C3.

 David D. Perlmutter. “The Art of Good Conferencing.” Chronicle of Higher Education, February 8, 2008, pp. C2-C3.

David D. Perlmutter. “Taking Time for R&R.” Chronicle of Higher Education, January 11, 2008, pp. C2-C3.

David D. Perlmutter. “The Joyless Quest for Tenure.” Chronicle of Higher Education, November 30, 2007, pp. C1, C4.

David D. Perlmutter. “Between You and Me…” Chronicle of Higher Education, November 2, 2007, pp. C2-C3.

David D. Perlmutter. “The Lure of China.” Nieman Reports, 61(3) Fall 2007, pp. 96-98.

David D. Perlmutter. “You Didn’t Get Tenure: Part 2.” Chronicle of Higher Education, September 28, 2007, pp. C2-C3.

David D. Perlmutter. “You Didn’t Get Tenure: What Now?” Chronicle of Higher Education, August 17, 2007, pp. C2-C3.

David D. Perlmutter. “Is Your Spouse Hurting Your Career?” Chronicle of Higher Education, June 15, 2007, pp. C2-C3.

David D. Perlmutter. “Your 50-Year Career Plan.”Chronicle of Higher Education, April 27, 2007, pp. C2-C3.

David D. Perlmutter. “Managing Up.” Chronicle of Higher Education, January 5, 2007, pp. C2-C3.

David D. Perlmutter. “Timothy Cook, INFLUENCES: The Legacies of an Exemplary Career.” Chronicle of Higher Education, September 15, 2006, p. B14.

Diana B. Carlin & David D. Perlmutter. “Advising the New Adviser.” Chronicle of Higher Education, September 8, 2006, pp. C1, C4.

David D. Perlmutter. “You Were Too Good for Us.” Chronicle of Higher Education, June 23, 2006, p. C3.

David D. Perlmutter. “Political Blogs: The New Iowa?” Chronicle of Higher Education, May 26, 2006, pp. B6-B8.

David D. Perlmutter. “How To Be a Happy Lame Duck.” Chronicle of Higher Education, April 21, 2006, pp. C2-C3.

David D. Perlmutter. “Betrayed by Your Adviser.” Chronicle of Higher Education, February 24, 2006, p. C3.

David D. Perlmutter & Lance Porter. “Thinking Beyond the Dissertation.” Chronicle of Higher Education, December 16, 2005, pp. C1, C4.

David D. Perlmutter & Misti McDaniel. “The Ascent of Blogging.” Nieman Reports, 59(3) Fall 2005, pp. 60-64.

David D. Perlmutter. “We Want Change; No, We Don’t.” Chronicle of Higher Education, October 28, 2005. [online]

David D. Perlmutter. “After Katrina, Professors Get Personal.” Chronicle of Higher Education, September 16, 2005, p. B20.

David D. Perlmutter. “To Err Is Human; It’s Also a Teaching Tool.” Chronicle of Higher Education, July 22, 2005, p. B9.

David D. Perlmutter. “Why Would Anyone Write a Book on That?” Chronicle of Higher Education, June 17, 2005, p. B10.

David D. Perlmutter. “Are We Grading on the Curves?” Chronicle of Higher Education, December 10, 2004, pp. B13-14.

David D. Perlmutter. “Doctoral Student, Scholar, Babysitter?” Chronicle of Higher Education, November 8, 2004. [online]

David D. Perlmutter. “Teaching the 101.” Chronicle of Higher Education, September 10, 2004, pp. C1, C4.

David D. Perlmutter. “When the (Hiring) Honeymoon Is Over.” Chronicle of Higher Education, July 9, 2004, p. C3.

David D. Perlmutter & Lesa Hatley-Major. “Images of Horror from Fallujah.” Nieman Reports, 58(2) Summer 2004, pp. 68-70.

David D. Perlmutter. “Please Don’t Keep Me Informed (About Search Process).” Chronicle of Higher Education, May 19, 2004. [online]

David D. Perlmutter. “Thwarting Misbehavior in the Classroom.” Chronicle of Higher Education, April 2, 2004, pp. B14-15.

David D. Perlmutter. “So, What’s the Inside Scoop?” Chronicle of Higher Education, March 5, 2004, p. C3.

David D. Perlmutter. “Black Athletes and White Professors: A Twilight Zone of Uncertainty.” Chronicle of Higher Education, October 10, 2003, pp. B7-B9.

David D. Perlmutter. “Yes, You’re Brilliant. Now Shut Up.” Chronicle of Higher Education, August 8, 2003, pp. B12-13.

David D. Perlmutter. “Wisdom from Images of War.” Chronicle of Higher Education, April 25, 2003, pp. B11-12.

David D. Perlmutter, John Hamilton, & Emily Vines. “Graphics and Journalism: USA Today Snapshots.” Nieman Reports, Fall 2002, pp. 47-49.

David D. Perlmutter. “Spin Doctors of the Middle East.” IPI Global Journalist,Summer (8) 2002, pp. 8-9.

David D. Perlmutter. “Love Those Teacher’s Pets.” Chronicle of Higher Education, March 15, 2002, p. B5.

David D. Perlmutter. “Students Are Blithely Ignorant; Professors Are Bitter.” Chronicle of Higher Education, July 27, 2001, p. B20.

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