By Dr. Stephanie Carnes Bio: Stephanie Carnes, PhD, LCSW, LL.M is a clinical supervisor and therapist at the New York City Psychotherapy Collective. After leaving academia in the field of social work, she feels privileged to now be able to support … [Read more...] about Academic (Mis)Adventures and Why I Decided to Run Like Hell – Guest Post
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By Dr. Steve Page Transitioning into the academic job market was sobering. My tenures as an undergraduate and graduate student were much shorter than those of others. However, they still left me semi-poor and rejected from several “perfect” … [Read more...] about Trash, Treasures, and Growth: How I Attained My Great Renewal – #TPIO Guest Post
Bio: Erica Davis is a freelance editor and writer actively working on a practical nonfiction guide called The PhDidn't Handbook. In 2013, she quit her doctoral program in English Education to assist adult learners through the academic writing … [Read more...] about How I Quit My PhD (When Nobody Believed Me): Confessions of a PhDidn’t
Dr Anna Clemens is an academic writing coach helping researchers write scientific papers faster and actually get them published in their target journals. She has a PhD in Chemistry and is the creator of the Researchers’ Writing … [Read more...] about From Science Researcher to Academic Writing Coach – Guest Post
We're starting a new Q and A series on leaving academia. Please send your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org! For more concrete help, join the Professor Is Out private FB group, and consider signing up for our new Art of Leaving self-directed … [Read more...] about Q&A on Leaving Academia: Where Do I Start?
by Cara Jordan, PhD Bio: Cara Jordan has a PhD in art history from the Graduate Center, CUNY. She began working as a freelance editor in 2008 and established Flatpage, an editorial agency and publishing house, in 2015. She is president and chief … [Read more...] about Practical Steps for Transitioning to a Career in Academic Editing
By Dr. Louise Williams Dr. Louise Williams is a philosophical counselor and coach serving the survivors of toxic people. Her business is Empowerment Through Thought. After navigating two toxic parents, a toxic ex, and a toxic mother-in-law, she … [Read more...] about What the Heck is Philosophical Counseling?
Emotional, physical, spiritual exhaustion. Cynicism and snark as far as the eye can see. Job conditions getting worse by the minute. How do we get our energy back? The answer is: we can’t. We won’t. Not by working the same old jobs in the same old … [Read more...] about Upcoming Coaching Events for Scholars in Crisis
This guest post comes from a post on the Professor Is /Out/ private FB group; the author kindly agreed to share here. BIO: The author most recently served as a Lecturer of Software Engineering at an R2, teaching introductory computing principles … [Read more...] about Letting Myself Leave Academia as an Act of Self-Love – Prof Is /Out/ Guest Post
Dr. Yvette Martínez-Vu is a Chicana mother-scholar who works as an academic coach and consultant. She has a Ph.D. in Theater and Performance Studies from UCLA. She is the producer and host of the Grad School Femtoring podcast and founder of Grad … [Read more...] about Why I Left Higher Ed, and How I Started My Own Business Abroad – Guest Post