Revisiting a 2009 murder to grasp why graduate students understood the killer’s motivations.
Seven strategies to help you finish the diss without sacrificing the needs of your students.
What to do when the life of the mind subsumes all of the other parts of the body.
In graduate school, everyone who was anyone told me to focus on my research. Everyone was wrong.
A Ph.D. candidate worries about being sabotaged on the job market by a difficult adviser.
Research university or teaching college? What if you just don’t know?
Sometimes a personal crisis can turn into a professional opportunity.
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The decision to pursue a nonfaculty career is fraught with uncertainty for all Ph.D.s but even more so for academics of color.
Advice on how to stretch your stipend and save money in graduate school.
Why I am seeking a Ph.D. at 38.
You’ve finally finished. So why are you so depressed?
Academia’s “suck it up” culture may seem invigorating but it’s destructive to far too many students.
How unequal stipends foster an unequal education.
Like baseball, higher education is a pretty peculiar pastime.