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.
In a tenure-market market where the odds of getting a job are never in your favor, graduate students are waking up and demanding more help from their programs.
You may lose a year or two in moving to a new doctoral program, but sometimes that is the best call.
Career transitions for Ph.D.s cannot be mapped, which is why the road is so difficult and so draining for so many.
A lack of health insurance leads many graduate students to delay treatment for chronic health problems, sometimes for years.