The new president of the Association of University Presses talks about the challenges facing academic publishing and what they mean for first-time authors.
Just as you near or cross the doctoral finish line, it hits: the "Who am I? What now?" conundrum.
A "childfree" academic mulls the delicate kid issue in the context of teaching, tenure, and faculty life.
There is no easy way to earn a graduate degree, but there are plenty of ways to make it harder on yourself.
One university’s successful effort to recruit and retain more minority students in Ph.D. programs begins at the undergradate level.
Be skeptical of any grass-is-greener hype about your nonacademic career options.
We should all be talking about the overproduction of Ph.D.s — not just about nonacademic career options.
Graduate school glorifies solitary labor, but scholarly writing has always been collaborative.
No, doctoral students complaining about a toxic adviser aren’t just whining about the workload.
The pursuit of knowledge in a Ph.D. program should not mean sacrificing your relationship.
You’re not alone: For most doctoral students, the graduate-school experience rarely goes as expected.
Deflect your doctoral students’ excessive praise by emphasizing that academe is a workplace — not a holy order.
We must reject the idea that having tenure, or being in the tenure stream, carries with it the right to be cruel.
As a Ph.D., you shouldn’t feel embarrassed to admit your interest in a career outside of the professoriate.
A new one-volume history of the American academy should be a must-read for every graduate student — and plenty of more-established Ph.D.s, too.