Higher Education Career Advice

Career Advice

A professor of color leans over a laptop to point something out to two students, who are also people of color.
Joya Misra, Dawn Culpepper and KerryAnn O’Meara offer four strategies for ensuring workload and rewards systems equitably recognize the efforts of women faculty of color.

Advice Columnists


March 29, 2023
It can be valuable for not only children but also grown-ups, write Niya Bond and Todd Zakrajsek, and in fact should be a priority for academics’ professional development.
March 28, 2023
A website full of smiling faces is more appealing than a list of faculty members’ names, writes Jeremy Birnholtz, but unrestricted availability of photos poses risks.
March 27, 2023
The impulse to reach out and talk to another human being is what will help you the most right now—and also in the future, writes Briana Mohan.
March 24, 2023
While some people may dismiss the phenomenon as no big deal, it is so strong that it’s as if a person does not physically exist, writes Keith Nabb.
March 23, 2023
They can take steps to help position graduate students for different careers, writes Jocelyn Frelier, starting with moving away from a “just focus on your dissertation” approach.



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