By Dr. Tyia Grange Isaacson Dr. Tyia Grange Isaacson, LCSW, PhD is a clinician in private practice working in Berkeley, CA and globally via telehealth. She has a specialty of working with PhD students. Tyia is sharing a series of guest blog posts … [Read more...] about What Happens After You’ve Gotten All the A’s – Guest Post
Mental Health and Academia
Navigating Grad School with BPD – WOC Guest Post
I am delighted to offer another guest post in my series of contributed posts by black women and other women of color. If you’d like to submit a post or an idea for a post for consideration, email me at email@example.com. I pay $150 for accepted … [Read more...] about Navigating Grad School with BPD – WOC Guest Post
Trailer Park Professor: On R1 Success and Learning to Value Yourself (A Guest Post)
I got the chance to meet a client-turned-R1 assistant professor at the AAA meetings, and I asked her what she found most helpful about the work with me. She took the time to write it out. This is what she wrote. I finished my PhD in Anthropology … [Read more...] about Trailer Park Professor: On R1 Success and Learning to Value Yourself (A Guest Post)
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 … [Read more...] about A Personal Note From Karen
Dance, Dance, Revolution
Years ago, the gender studies program at my university hosted a Latin American female hip hop group, who gave a roundtable on women and rap in Latin America on campus, and then a live concert. The roundtable was great, but I'll never, to the day I … [Read more...] about Dance, Dance, Revolution
Self-Criticism and the Academy — Postac Post by Jessica Langer
by Post-ac Career Coach Jessica Langer Academia is a climate of constant and unrelenting criticism. This is obvious in a professional sense: our work is often called "criticism" as a catch-all, and in the process of building upon our … [Read more...] about Self-Criticism and the Academy — Postac Post by Jessica Langer
Is the Academy Good?
I've had two huge changes in my life in the past two years. The first is, I've started dancing in earnest. The second is, I've started meditating. These have both completely transformed my life. Dancing has allowed me to move from my brain (the … [Read more...] about Is the Academy Good?
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EnGendering Confidence – Part 1 (Cardozo #postac post)
by Karen Cardozo When people ask what the Alt/Post-Ac consultants do, we usually describe a range of services: self-assessment and job-searching strategies, document generation and editing, mock interviews, etc. Yet the more I work with this … [Read more...] about EnGendering Confidence – Part 1 (Cardozo #postac post)
Job Market PTSD
RE-posted from 2011. When this went up the first time, it got very little response. That surprised me. I think this is a real thing. Readers? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Today's post is another Special Request post, this time coming from Kate, who … [Read more...] about Job Market PTSD