• Invaluable advice that ranges from getting your Ph.D. to setting the course of your academic career
The 100 new hints expand sections on the dissertation process, job hunting, life in the classroom and on dealing with students, as well as on matters that affect readers’ careers, such as research, publication, and tenure. The book concludes with a tongue-in-cheek appendix on How to Become a Millionaire while an academic.
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About the Author
David E. Drew holds the Joseph B. Platt Chair and previously served as dean of the CGU School of Educational Studies. He is a sociologist who applies quantitative and qualitative techniques, especially multivariate models, in studying the effectiveness of organizations.
Steadman Upham is president of The University of Tulsa. Among former positions, he was vice provost for research and dean of the graduate school, as well as professor of anthropology, at the University of Oregon; and chairman of the Board of Directors of the Council of Graduate Schools.
Matthew Henry Hall is a cartoonist whose work appears in Readers Digest, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Adjunct Advocate, and many other publications, including the the "Teachable Moments" column of Inside Higher Ed.
Table of Contents
Foreword 1 to the First Edition by Laurie RichlinForeword 2 to the First Edition by Steadman Upham IntroductionCHAPTER ONE: BASIC CONCEPTSCHAPTER TWO: THE PhDCHAPTER THREE: THE DISSERTATIONCHAPTER FOUR: JOB HUNTINGCHAPTER FIVE: TEACHINGCHAPTER SIX: RESEARCHCHAPTER SEVEN: TENURECHAPTER EIGHT: ACADEMIC RANKCHAPTER NINE: YOUR FINANCIAL LIFE AS AN ACADEMICCHAPTER TEN: LIFE AS AN ACADEMICCHAPTER ELEVEN: DIVERSITYCHAPTER TWELVE: ON WRITINGCHAPTER THIRTEEN: ON PUBLISHINGCHAPTER FOURTEEN: PERSONAL CONSIDERATIONSCHAPTER FIFTEEN: FINAL THOUGHTSCHAPTER SIXTEEN:CONCLUSION AND ENVOIAPPENDICESAPPENDIX A:MECHANICS OF THE DISSERTATIONAPPENDIX B: OUTSIDE INCOMEAPPENDIX C:HOW TO BECOME A MILLIONAIREAPPENDIX D: WRITING HINTSAPPENDIX E: YOUR HEALTHAbout the Authors