On Your Mark. Get Set. Jump. Safe Landings: Stories of Academics Who Leaped From the Ivory Tower

by Chris Cumo Allison Baker, who holds a Ph.D. in history from the University of Pennsylvania, felt ambivalent about an academic career. She didn’t want to fritter away years teaching part-time while trying to publish her way into a job. Nor did she want to move around the country in search of a series of temporary appointments only to end up somewhere she didn’t like earning a substandard salary. At the same time, she sensed that her parents (her father is a molecular biologist) and friends expected her to do something with her degree. She taught a semester at Loyola […]
This article is only available to subscribers. If you're a subscriber, log in. To subscribe, choose the subscription that suits your needs: 1 Year Individual Subscription, 1 Year Library Subscription, 1 Year Academic Department Subscription, 1 Year College Teaching & Learning Center Subscription or 1 Year College Faculty Association/Faculty Union Subscription
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Linkedin
  • Pinterest
This div height required for enabling the sticky sidebar
News For the Adjunct Faculty Nation
Ad Clicks : Ad Views : Ad Clicks : Ad Views : Ad Clicks : Ad Views :