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Padmını Iyer Jun 1
Full-time employment, here I come! For those who say is useless, call me.
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Upbeat Former Prof Jul 6
Me, emailing boss and colleagues: I'm taking the day off Boss, replying from many time zones away: hurray (literally, that was the entire reply)
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Joe Fruscione Dec 18
Some good news: I’ll be a consultant for , which some colleagues from run. They’re helping with careers diversity & rethinking education for Humanities PhDs. I’ll be handling their social media. Stay tuned.
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Dr. Jeremy A. M. Waisome Jan 24
Some hashtags use/to follow courtesy of our final keynote speaker at the : and the all important !
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Daegan Miller Jun 7
Hey, and anyone who writes, thinks, teaches, cares about oil and --consider adding your name to Scholars for Defending the Arctic Refuge, headed up by Finis Dunaway & Subhankar Bannerjee:
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Daegan Miller Jun 6
It just dawned on me that one of the many bonuses of being is that all that $$$ that went to academic journal subscriptions can now go to lit/intellectual mags. (The monkey wrench is mine--get your own!)
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Lisa Munro Aug 4
Hey people: if you've got something to say about being cut off from library access as an "independent scholar" or struggling to be seen as a "real" scholar, these are the people to say it to.
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Dr. Karen Kelsky Jan 9
If I were to write an updated edition of my book, The Professor Is In: The Essential Guide to Turning Your Ph.D. Into a Job, what would you all like to see updated/added/changed?
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Liz Lewis Dec 18
Theme for my first article about going with my anthropology PhD: it’s no big deal. Seize opportunities, learn, grow, and do what works for YOU. Doesn’t need to be a dramatic story - let’s shift the narrative!
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Dr. GUN CONTROL NOW May 14
ICYMI: I finally said fuck it, no more waiting for the perfect time, and published my "abandoned by academia" story (NB: it's not "quit lit")
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Mx. Niq, PhD Apr 3
New gig. Leadership team. Community engagement & sustainability. Goals: prevent volunteer burnout; get tech innovation & developers in better alignment w/progressive, social impact organizing; & disrupt power dynamics b/t tech & grassroots org.
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Joe Fruscione Oct 8
Help me, academic Twitter. I'm doing a Skype-in Wed. w/ students & faculty at UArkansas about the new book I coedited. I want to frame it w/ questions to encourage the students to share, so: What are 1-2 things your PhD program could have done better?
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Sai Villafuerte Aug 30
Being in academia means spending up to 10 years of your life in higher education, only to be remembered as "et al."
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Danya Glabau Aug 30
The community Beth has created is amazing, and I’m excited to support her latest project for folks: the Post Academic Syllabus! Sign up if you want to help out - contributions can be as big or as small as you like, whenever it works for you
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ExplorationsofStyle Jan 3
From , why we should be talking about instead of or : This is such a great idea, one which I think will resonate for people working who don't necessarily see their career as an alternative or a sequel. Thanks!
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Ian Saxine Mar 21
When you're being cantankerous online, and Karen Kelsky asks you to put it on her blog, you listen. They’re Not Quitting! Reclaiming a Genre – a Guest Post | The Professor Is In
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Kayla Hamelin Jul 23
On life beyond academia: "Although the skills you gain in the lab might seem very specialized, the reality is that the analytic rigor that science teaches and demands is critical for success in any field."
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Avi Eilam Sep 1
“Not finishing my PhD was the best decision I ever made.” -Annie Proulx (2018 National Book Festival) cc
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Bethany Nowviskie May 9
The Alt-Academy collection, which—for better or worse—introduced the term "alt-ac" for broadened academic futures, has had a long & useful afterlife. Here's the whole original series, compiled as a PDF & EPUB, if it's new to you:
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Christopher L. Caterine, PhD Jan 2
I'll be at the non-academic career networking event at the annual meeting next weekend. Can't wait to help people explore different paths!
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