The Two-Body Problem: Duel-Career Couple Hiring Practices in Higher Education

by Lisa Wolf-Wendel, Susan B. Twombly and Suzanne Rice The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2006. 196pp. $23.50 by Jessica Demovski WANTED: Academic couple seeks two tenure-track positions at major university in metropolitan area. While an ideal state for many academics, the opportunities that fit these requirements are few and far between. Yet, according to the authors of The Two-Body Problem: Dual-Career-Couple Hiring Practices in Higher Education, university administrators are seeing an increase in the number of academicians in search of this type of situation, and should expect that figure to continue to rise. The Two-Body Problem’s authors Lisa Wolf-Wendel, Susan B. Twombly and Suzanne […]
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