by Sarita Jackson Sarita Jackson was a tenured professor of Political Science before leaving academia in 2013 to found her own think tank and consulting firm, Global Research Institute of International Trade. GRIIT is a think-tank/consulting firm … [Read more...] about Questioning Your Future in Academia? Do This Now!
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Jessica Langer holds a PhD in English and is CEO of ideas in flight, a social media and digital marketing agency that specializes in strategy, training and implementation for SMEs (small and medium sized enterprises). Jessica tells her post-ac … [Read more...] about From English PhD to Digital Marketing Entrepreneur – Langer 1
What do Foucault, Martha Beck, George Mallory, and Death Cab for Cutie have in common? An ambivalent relation to the discipline required and imposed in the pursuit of a single-minded goal. In your case: the academic career, and the ways that you've … [Read more...] about Freeing the Academic Elephant – Cardozo 2
Allessandria Polizzi has been in corporate education, change management and organizational development for over 15 years, and currently leads education for 7-Eleven. She has a Ph.D. in English. In this post she helps you do a systematic diagnostic … [Read more...] about So You Want To Come to the Dark Side: Starting the #Postac Journey – Polizzi 1
Karen Cardozo has worked in both academic administration (Harvard, Williams) and on the tenure track (Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts). In this post she coins the term "tenurecentrism" for our collectively inability to "see" alternatives to … [Read more...] about Beyond Tenurecentrism – Cardozo 1
Today I introduce two of my team of Post-Ac Experts, Karen Cardozo and Allessandria Polizzi. The team as a whole includes experts in all of the following (see the full bios here [still in progress]): Alt-ac positions in advising (Cardozo) … [Read more...] about Introducing The Post-Ac Experts: Karen Cardozo and Allessandria Polizzi
A big announcement: The Professor Is In is expanding to the post-academic job search. I've collected a panel of experts who have all made successful post-academic transitions to a range of different types of work, and they'll be posting regularly on … [Read more...] about The Professor Is In Goes Post-Ac