James P. Collins

Virginia M. Ullman Professor of Natural History & the Environment, Department of Ecology, Evolution & Environmental Science

Arizona State University

To Thrive and Prosper
An essay on how “to thrive and prosper: hiring, supporting, and tenuring interdisciplinary scholars” outlines a set of principles addressing the several stages of a faculty career– from appointment on– that need attention if the community is to realize its objectives of fostering interdisciplinary research and learning. It outlines how to shape structures and incentives that reflect and nurture an interdisciplinary culture.