“Academic administration” is a catch-all term for the many university-based positions that support higher education. Academic administrators play vital roles in the larger university ecosystem, as well as provide direct… Read the rest
Richard Ocejo is Associate Professor of Sociology at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. He earned his PhD at the Graduate Center in 2009. In this episode of Alumni Aloud, Richard talks about what it’s like to make the career jump from graduate school to a tenure-track position, how to think about your professional development over the course of your PhD studies, his top tips to help you stand out on the academic job market, and how to hack your productivity in any job—whether it’s academic or non-academic.
Why is publishing a book important? This might seem obvious, but in the digital age of Kindle, audio-books, and podcasts it’s more like an open question. Here’s the truth. Whether… Read the rest
Earlier this week I sat down with Erin Garrow, a student fellow at the Office of Career Planning & Professional Development. Erin is part of the Graduate Writing Consultations team… Read the rest
With the new semester just beginning, there’s still time to make plenty of ambitious teaching resolutions. Learning what works in the classroom requires a great deal of trial and error… Read the rest
Adam McMahon, a graduate student in political science who worked for us this summer, had a chance to read Andrew Delbanco’s College: What it Was, Is, and Should Be, which… Read the rest