A Personal Note From Karen

I want to offer a personal note. I’ve had an extraordinarily difficult year. My teenage son has struggled with mental health challenges that have required constant attention as well as constant travel, along with a profound reevaluation of my family … Continue reading

#MakeupMonday: Ph.D. in Poise: Three Takeaways from Pageant Life

I’m delighted to present another in my ongoing series of guests posts contributed by black women and other women of color.  Please submit yours!  I welcome post drafts or ideas for posts for consideration; email me at gettenure@gmail.com. I pay … Continue reading

Banish These Words: Sexism and Binarism Edition – Guest Post by Maggie Levantovskaya

By Dr. Maggie Levantovskaya Maggie Levantovskaya is one of our TPII editors, and a writer and adjunct professor based in the Bay Area. ~~~~~~~~~~~~ Let’s talk about sexist language in job application materials. I read countless cover letters, teaching statements, … Continue reading

Knowing When to Leave: Lessons from an Academically Unaffiliated Life – A Guest Post

I am delighted to offer another guest post contributed in response to my recent call for contributions to the blog by black women and other women of color. If you’d like to submit a post or an idea for a … Continue reading

Feminist Elites and Patriarchal Solidarity – Guest Post by Maggie Levantovskaya

By TPII Editor Dr. Maggie Levantovskaya ~~~~~~~~~~ As an editor at The Professor Is In, I have closely followed #MeTooPhD movement started by Karen Kelsky. She coined the hashtag and opened a crowdsourcing survey to give the opportunity to people … Continue reading