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 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?
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
By Anonymous. I taught at five different universities over a ten year period, across five different countries. I never had tenure, just a bunch of shorter-term positions. I loved the travel of my job, and often visited remote locations … [Read more...] about How I Left Academia – Guest Post
Are you looking at the shitshow that is the '21-'22 academic year and saying, no more? Are you just... done? If so, you're in good company. Our relatively new, private FB Mutual Support Group, The Professor Is Out, has been around for less than a … [Read more...] about The Professor Gets On LinkedIn
by Esther Freinkel Tishman Esther Freinkel Tishman, Ph.D, BCC is an ordained Zen teacher, a full-time interfaith chaplain, a scholar of archetypes and religion, and a certified mindfulness instructor. She is also a former dean, department head and … [Read more...] about The Backward Step – Professor Is Zen Guest Post I
This is the text of an interview I did with Angelica Gonzalez-Sanchez, one of the organizers of the Beyond Academia conference at Berkeley last month. We talk academic careers, the collapse of the academic job market, and how to resist the … [Read more...] about An Interview with Dr. Karen
By Dr. Jenn Williamson Jenn Williamson, PhD, is Vice President of Gender and Social Inclusion at ACDI/VOCA, an international development non-profit. She develops and oversees global gender equality, female empowerment, and social inclusion … [Read more...] about From English to International Development – My Story (Part III of III)
Dr. Jenn Williamson Jenn Williamson, PhD, is Vice President of Gender and Social Inclusion at ACDI/VOCA, an international development non-profit. She develops and oversees global gender equality, female empowerment, and social inclusion strategies … [Read more...] about From English to International Development–My Story (Part II of III)