Desperate times call for big changes. Here’s what professors and administrators should do to fix a broken graduate system.
Search committees routinely ask candidates to submit a statement on diversity, equity, and inclusion. Here’s what not to write.
Many doctoral students feel a crisis of purpose amid Covid-19: Should they bother to keep writing?
A doctorate takes time. That's a good thing.
It’s time — right now — for better communication from administrators about the pandemic fallout on campuses at this very moment, for the summer, and in preparation for the fall.
Job candidates with the misfortune to be searching for tenure-track positions this year or next will need as many career options as they can get.
Amid the uncertainties created by the global pandemic, what our doctoral students may need more than usual is structure.
You learned a lot about social distancing when you wrote a dissertation. That experience can help you get through this pandemic crisis.
Four tips on how to have healthy, productive, rewarding interactions with your doctoral students.
After five years as a TA, the last thing I wanted to do was provide any institution with free labor. Here’s why I did it anyway.
As soon as they walk in the door, doctoral students need a workshop on their job prospects — and not just the ones in academe.
A look at ways to build a professional-support network that will help you feel a little less alone on the job.
A new project seeks to measure the extent of the mental-health crisis not just in graduate school but beyond it, among early-career Ph.D.’s.
Where are the white guys when we talk about changing the way Ph.D.s are advised and trained?
After five unsuccessful years on the tenure-track market, a Ph.D. left academe and discovered it's not the only place you can lead a fulfilling life of inquiry in the humanities.