Love the blog? Then get the book. It also makes a great gift for all the struggling grad students in your life. (For bulk orders for use in classes, seminars, and workshops, please call Crown Publishing /Random House Customer Service at … [Read more...] about Pearls of Wisdom–The Blog
Early on in the blog, wayyyyyyyyy back almost ten years ago, I posted this awesome youtube video from Leslie Allison: Here is the original post. But somehow I missed William Pannapaker's bitingly accurate follow up the following year. I … [Read more...] about “So You Want to Get a Ph.D. in the Humanities” (Take II)
Our Academic Job Market Webinar Series Starts this week! While the data is mixed, some fields are seeing a rebound in academic hiring to pre-pandemic levels (which are not good levels, but are better than the last couple of years). If you're … [Read more...] about Academic Job Search Live Webinars Start Friday!
A decade or so ago, when I was working with an advisory board for a journalism school on introducing a new program, I read an article about how to approach product innovation. Unfortunately, the actual article is lost to my memory, but what I … [Read more...] about Just One Thing: Claim Your Creativity
Dr. Divya M. Persaud (she/her) is a planetary geologist, musician, and award-winning writer and science communicator. Divya is passionate about bridging science, engagement, activism, and the arts. Find her at … [Read more...] about Guest Post: A breakup letter to diversity work
By Nicole Racquel Carr Dr. Nicole Racquel Carr teaches classes in African American literature, Black Feminisms, and Pop Culture. She is currently at work on her first book, I Am Not Your Mammy: Black Feminist Mothering in the 21st Century. She … [Read more...] about “Harlem” and Black Women’s Humanity in Academia
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
I periodically publish a Careers Digest on Facebook, and here is the one for August 2022. We'll start a whole new one for the '22-23 academic year from this point on. Our individual goal is to help you advance in your career; our overarching … [Read more...] about Leveling the Academic Playing Field: Our Mission
Other Ways to Support Your Writing A Bit of Motivation and WRITING Every M, W, TH A reboot of Writing in the Pandemic (Newly named A Bit of Motivation and Writing.) A 60-minute session combining coaching and writing. Here is the link to … [Read more...] about Just One Thing: Managing your Momentum Pyramid
I made an incorrect assumption. I am a former journalism professor. Every term of my academic career, I spent hours and hours teaching students and scholars how to think about, conceptualize and produce written projects, including how to edit … [Read more...] about Introducing How To…
Natasha Casey holds a Ph.D. in communication studies from McGill University. She is professor of communication at Lincoln Land Community College (Springfield, Illinois) and affiliated faculty at the Media Education Lab (University of Rhode Island). … [Read more...] about Covid & Conferences: What’s Left to Blog About?