The Unruly PhD: Doubts, Detours, Departures, and Other by Rebecca Peabody (auth.)

By Rebecca Peabody (auth.)

This assortment positive factors former graduate scholars who converse frankly concerning the demanding situations and judgements they confronted alongside the best way to their doctorates. Peabody leaves doubtless that there are as many correct how you can get via a PhD, and as many correct occupation tracks at the different part, as there are scholars prepared to forge their very own paths.

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I can cancel office hours for the week if I have to, but when she’s in a meeting, she’s in a meeting. When it comes down to it, what I’m doing is more flexible. I may be the one who has to adjust, but I also have that freedom that I love. Every semester I cancel a class to go surfing. It’s just one of those things I do. I learned this year that I should tell my wife first, because if she’s looking for me, if she thinks I’m in the classroom and I’m not, it’s not good. She doesn’t realize that surfing is my mistress.

So with 28 The Unruly PhD that in mind, I figure, I do have the skill set, the training, and the credentials for this one particular job that is also the thing that I most want to do, so I probably shouldn’t give up on it quite yet. And I have big dreams, big plans. I have this proposal in mind for how to start a series of small colleges. They’d be integrated into their local communities, yet function as liberal arts schools, because I know from my own college experience that those two things are not mutually exclusive.

I feel like some of the things that I really want, the things that I’m missing – like really putting down roots, like really building my community – those are things that I could do even if I got a job that I didn’t love, that I just had for the sake of having a job. But then I look at the economy and I ask myself, what is this “job” that I could do that would have these awesome benefits and be really secure, and I wouldn’t love it, but I wouldn’t necessarily hate it of course, and somehow I’d be qualified to do it?

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