Higher Education Career Advice

Career Advice

As high-achieving women in academe, we are not impostors, writes Claudine Keenan, but have earned our way -- regardless of the pathways we have followed.

Advice Columnists


October 3, 2016
Alfreda James describes the challenges of dealing with the questions and behaviors of a generation without a legal or welcoming home.
September 30, 2016
Colleges and universities must do more than just bring in a speaker from the movement, only momentarily suspending the whiteness that pervades the everyday life and operations of the campus, argues Eric Anthony Grollman.
September 29, 2016
Anxious about landing an academic job after graduation, Shantá R. Robinson ultimately discovered that true “How I Made It” stories involve uncertainties, mishaps and mistakes.
September 28, 2016
Many activist professors are stretched thin from attending protests, leading campus conversations, helping students while also processing their own emotions and dealing with the general weight of the current political moment. Kerry Ann Rockquemore gives advice on how to support such colleagues on your campus.
September 27, 2016
Everything changed when my best friend immediately found tenure-track employment while I struggled to finish a dissertation that seemed increasingly like a waste of time, writes Patricia Grisafi.


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