…tific understanding, and young scholars gobble it up. But on the ground, the realities are harsher. There are only 24 hours in a day, and the amount of work necessary to gain expertise in multiple domains can become overwhelming. As such, many people’s multidisciplinary dreams slowly get washed out of them the deeper the expertise in their subarea becomes. For those who push ahead straddling the line, a host of unique challenges await.