Eliza Woolf wonders what to make of students who seem disengaged from class and then give her great evaluations.
On the Fence
When Eliza Woolf gave up on finding a good academic job, she landed one.
If you are one of the fortunate few with more than one job offer, Eliza Woolf has ideas on how to decide.
Just because a position is better than most adjunct jobs doesn't mean it will get you closer to the tenure track, writes Eliza Woolf.
Eliza Woolf interviews a woman who gave up tenure to focus on a career path outside academe.
Eliza Woolf considers the advantages of teaching outside the college setting -- and how to get such a position.
Why do both members of an academic couple leave higher ed? They tell Eliza Woolf.
Eliza Woolf offers advice on making your application more enticing to a search committee.
Eliza Woolf chats with an English Ph.D. who made a career at an investment firm.