By Rebecca Rice Bio: Dr. Rebecca Rice is an assistant professor who blogs over at PhD in Clothes, where she discusses professional clothing, thrifting, and academic productivity. You can also find her outfits on Instagram. … [Read more...] about Building an Academic Wardrobe Secondhand
Yes, You Can: Women in Academia
I Help With Custody Cases for Academics
Over the past decade I have served as expert witness in custody and removal cases, in which (so far) the mother has received a secure (tenure track/tenured) academic job offer, and the father has tried to prevent her move, with the children, to take … [Read more...] about I Help With Custody Cases for Academics
On the Verge of Burnout: COVID19 Impact on Faculty Well Being and Careers
This post was delayed by my.... uh... burnout. So this report is no longer recent. But it's still vital info. I am sharing this important report, On the Verge of Burn Out: COVID19's Impact on Faculty Well Being and Career Plans, generated by the … [Read more...] about On the Verge of Burnout: COVID19 Impact on Faculty Well Being and Careers
What Black Girls Do When Impostor Syndrome Peeks Through – WOC Guest Post
This post was contributed as part of our long-standing WOC Wednesday series. [We continue to solicit guest posts from scholars of color, especially Black and Indigenous She/They/Femme. We pay $150 for accepted posts. 1000 words ballpark. Please … [Read more...] about What Black Girls Do When Impostor Syndrome Peeks Through – WOC Guest Post
Productivity: Work less. Listen More.
Let me start by saying this will take a bit to unpack. It took a week’s worth of writing sessions (three times a day, so 15 sessions!) to sort it out. Where to start? My thinking… Last week, I was discussing healthy eating habits with … [Read more...] about Productivity: Work less. Listen More.
Work Will Not Save You – COVID19 Guest Post
Katherine Pickering Antonova is an associate professor of history at Queens College, City University of New York. She is author of The Essential Guide to Writing History Essays (Oxford, 2020), The Consumer’s Guide to Information: How to Avoid Losing … [Read more...] about Work Will Not Save You – COVID19 Guest Post
“I Ran and Hid From My Computer” – Women and Negotiating Redux
Yet another woman client (this time a senior, tenured scholar) with a tenured offer from a famously wealthy and elite institution, was told by all of her mentors that she was "crazy" for wanting to negotiate the offer, and would risk "alienating … [Read more...] about “I Ran and Hid From My Computer” – Women and Negotiating Redux
Women Are Punished For Negotiating?
Last week I put this article from the UK-based Independent on The Professor Is In FB page: "Four in Five Women Could Be Missing Out on Wages by Not Negotiating Pay When Applying for Jobs." Sure enough, the VERY first comment is from a (white) … [Read more...] about Women Are Punished For Negotiating?
Six Ways To Create Sister Circles In Academe – WOC Guest Post
Roxanne A. Donovan, PhD, is co-founder of WellAcademic, an organization that provides scholars, particularly women of color, with resources that enhance health, productivity, and connection. She is also Professor of Psychology and … [Read more...] about Six Ways To Create Sister Circles In Academe – WOC Guest Post
Sexual Harassment in the Academy: What I Tell Reporters
In today's post I talk about sexual harassment in the academy, the #MeTooPhD hashtag I created, and the Sexual Harassment in the Academy Crowdsource Survey that I launched two years ago that has 2500 entries. This post is prompted by my conversation … [Read more...] about Sexual Harassment in the Academy: What I Tell Reporters