This is why professors who quit academe can’t stop talking about it.
There is no easy answer to that question.
It was a relief not having to worry about whether I was “teaching right.”
Walking away from academe is not always a good idea, but for some Ph.D.’s, it’s the best option.
I’ve spent the past several Augusts designing syllabi and getting ready to face students. But this year I’m no longer adjuncting, and now I’m simply wondering what’s next.
Claire holds a Ph.D. in English. So how did she end up at a gentlemen’s club? Her answer’s a lot more thoughtful than you might expect.
After 15 years, my last day of university teaching will be this April. Here's why it's time for me to go.
It’s been hard to miss the recent surge of cathartic “Why I’m Leaving Academia” columns. Why are scholars so quick to explain themselves?
When scholars take to the Web to announce that they're fleeing the academy, what do they offer by way of explanation? Let's investigate, with the help of some really crude charts!