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Are you searching for a particular column? If so, look no further. Here's a collection of Vitae essays organized by column name and author.
By Column Name:
Academia and Pregnancy - A four-part series on motherhood and the academy.
Academic Job Tracker - A pilot project that looks at which departments are hiring and who's getting tenure-track jobs.
Career Lingo - David D. Perlmutter on how to decode academic job ads.
The Conferencegoer - We go to academic conferences so you don’t have to. Here’s a periodic look at some of the helpful, unexpected, or otherwise interesting talks we sit in on.
Dear Forums - Our weekly roundup of the best conversations from The Chronicle's discussion forums.
Grace Period - Kelly Baker on her first year outside academe.
How I Get By - How academics make ends meet.
Job Market Mentor - Economist John Cawley offers advice to new Ph.D.'s about the job search.
Just Visiting - Robert Oprisko writes about being a visiting professor.
Lady Economist - Kate Bahn and Katherine Moos on the economics of the academic market and what it’s like to be a woman in the dismal science.
Market Crash Course - Your existential companion during the the academic hiring cycle, bringing you gallows humor, brutal honesty, and practical advice for keeping your spirit intact regardless of your search outcome.
Pedagogy Unbound - David Gooblar on teaching.
Professor Parent - Kristen Ghodsee on balancing work and family.
Sexism Ed- Kelly Baker on gender in academia.
The Freelance Academic - Katie Rose Guest Pryal offers advice on how to make the new, corporate model of higher education work for you.
The Life of the Mind Interrupted - Katie Rose Guest Pryal on mental health in the academy.
The New Face of Campus Rape - A three-part series on sexual assault on campuses.
The Professor Is In - Karen Kelsky on the academic job market and faculty culture.
The Vitae Bookshelf - Our columnists pick the five books that most influenced them in some aspect of their work, professional life, and career — and why.
This Academic Life - A series of essays by Gregory Semenza on working in academe and why it’s not “just academic.”
Off Track - Josh Boldt examines the multifarious worlds of faculty who aren't on the tenure track.
On Scholarly Writing - Joli Jensen on how to break out of a writing rut.
The Rogue Scientist's Guide to Surviving the Postdocalypse - "Rogue scientist" Andrew David Thaler writes about conducting science beyond the academy.
Tenure-Track Wisdom - A series of interviews with faculty members about what they learned during their first year on the tenure track.
By Column Author:
Kate Bahn - grad school, economics, gender, sexism
Kelly J. Baker - sexism in the academy, leaving academia, academic culture
Kirsten Bell - academic publishing
Josh Boldt - adjuncts, labor, teaching, reinventing yourself, postacademic careers
Maria Bollettino - motherhood in the academy
Matthew Timothy Bradley - social media and technology
Stacia L. Brown - teaching at a community college
Viviane Callier - STEM careers
John Cawley - job searching
Mark Chou - academic culture
Annie E. Clark - sexual assault
Peter D’Amato - internships
George David Clark - teaching
Jessica Ehinger - alt-ac careers
Robert Elder - the profession
David R. Evans - administration
Kathryn Everson - conferences, networking
Gene C. Fant, Jr. - academic hiring
Nathan Faries - teaching via Skype
Scott Farver - grad school
Joe Fruscione - adjuncts, labor
Kristen Ghodsee - work and family
Katie Rose Guest Pryal - mental health in the academy, postacademic careers, entrepreneurship
Tanya Golash-Boza - mentoring, advising, productivity
David Gooblar - teaching
Eric Anthony Grollman - academic culture
Elizabeth Hallowell - grad school, work-life balance
Felicia Harris - grad school, diversity, race
Lori Harrison-Kahan - labor, the profession
Karen James - sexual harassment in the sciences
Rob Jenkins - hiring at two-year colleges
Joli Jensen - writing, productivity
Elizabeth Keenan - grad school, transitioning to an nonacademic career
Karen Kelsky - navigating the academic job market and faculty life
Sarah Kendzior - labor, inequality, the adjunct crisis, academic publishing, the academic job market
Paula Krebs - curriculum and the faculty-administration relationship
Elizabeth A. Lehfeldt - moving to administration
David Leonard - labor, race, diversity, public scholarship
Rachel Leventhal-Weiner - work-life issues, transitioning to an nonacademic career
Mary Anne Lewis - teaching statements
Tracey M. Lewis-Giggetts - race, diversity, teaching
Emily Mace - alt-ac careers
Theresa MacPhail - writing
Suzanne Marchand - hiring, interviews
Sharon Marcus - mentoring, advising
Kelli Marshall - teaching and technology, social media, digital identity
Nicole Matos - hiring, mentoring, advising at two-year colleges
Kevin R. McClure - alt-ac careers
Terry McGlynn - the sciences, work-life issues
Monica Miller - mentoring, advising, grad school
John Misak - teaching and grading
Katherine Moos - grad school, economics, gender, sexism
Sean Michael Morris - teaching and technology
Aimée Morrison - women in academia
Melanie Nelson - management, productivity
Nathaniel C. Oliver - contingency, labor, disability
Robert L. Oprisko - life as a visiting professor
Eliana Osborn - contingency, teaching at two-year colleges
William Pannapacker - the profession, academic culture, labor
David Perry - disability, labor, the profession, academic culture
P.J. Podesta - law school
Jennifer Polk - postacademic life, entrepreneurship
Alan Rauch - peer review
Jonathan Rees - academic culture, online teaching, technology, labor, the profession
Emily Roberts - personal finance
Kerry Ann Rockquemore - mentoring, networking
Elizabeth Rodwell - grad school, the dissertation
Hans Rollmann - conferences, presentations
Dan Royles - grad school, crowdfunding, writing, teaching abroad, the academic job market, your first year on the tenure track
Noliwe Rooks - race, gender, diversity
Joshunda Sanders - teaching controversial subjects
Rebecca Schuman - labor, academic hiring, adjuncts, gallows humor
Gregory Semenza - academic life
Jacqui Shine - grad school, mental health, academic culture
Liana M. Silva - gender, race, adjuncts, creative careers
Laura Smith - personal finance, networking, grad school
R. Tyson Smith - the academic job search
Miglena Sternadori - motherhood, work-life balance
Gina Stewart - women in the sciences
Jesse Stommel - teaching and technology
Isaac Sweeney - contingency, two-year colleges, mental health
Andrew David Thaler - postacademic careers in the sciences
Anne Trubek - writing
Alice Umber - adjuncts, contingency
Allison Vaillancourt - leadership, management, administration
Rachel Vorona-Cote - grad school
Menachem Wecker - social media, technology, research
Kirstin R. Wilcox - teaching and technology
Brook Wilensky-Lanford - grad school
Fatimah Williams-Castro - postacademic and nonacademic careers
Audra Wolfe - public scholarship
Erin Wunker - women in academia
Ginny Yans - mentoring, advising
Jeremy Yoder - postdocs, the academic job market for scientists
Robert Zaretsky - academic culture
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