The Unruly PhD: Doubts, Detours, Departures, and Other Success Stories

The Unruly PhD: Doubts, Detours, Departures, and Other Success Stories

by R. Peabody

Paperback(2014)

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Overview

This collection features former graduate students who speak frankly about the challenges and decisions they faced along the way to their doctorates. Peabody leaves no doubt that there are as many right ways to get through a PhD, and as many right career tracks on the other side, as there are students willing to forge their own paths.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137373106
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 08/07/2014
Edition description: 2014
Pages: 183
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

Rebecca Peabody is Head of Research Projects and Programs at the Getty Research Institute, USA.

Table of Contents

PART I: PHDS IN ACADEMIA Essay 1: Derek Essay 2: Josephine Essay 3: Jennifer Interview: Kara Cooney Sidebar 1: What it Took to Get it Done PART II: PHDS OUTSIDE OF ACADEMIA Essay 1: Anika Essay 2: Gabriel Essay 3: Kerry Interview: Peter Weller Interview: Karen Kelsky Sidebar 2: What I Know Now that I Wish I'd Known Then PART III: PHDS REDIRECTED Essay 1: Rodrigo Essay 2: Jason Essay 3: Tony Interview: Lauren Willig

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