Life After a Doctorate

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Jennifer Polk and Punita Rice Interview for PunitaRice.com - Life After a Doctorate

Jennifer Polk is the go-to authority on helping grad students and people with PhDs explore careers beyond professoriate and academic jobs. She writes on issues related to graduate education and career outcomes for doctoral-degree holders, has a PhD in History from the University of Toronto, and is the co-founder of Beyond the Professoriate, and the owner of From PhD to … Read More

The Journey to Ed.D

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Posts about Pursuing a Doctor of Education degree

Here, I’m sharing links to posts for anyone pursuing their Doctorate in Education, and/or an online doctorate in education. If you’re contemplating an EdD, hopefully this post will be helpful to you. You can also search or explore this blog and find posts related to working on a Doctorate in Education. I’ll share a similar post in the future as I … Read More

A Class Divided: Reflecting on Jane Elliott’s Lesson

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Jane Elliott’s lesson and her unfinished crusade If you haven’t seen it, it’s a must watch (here’s a link to the video). Elliot’s recent presentations, which focus on “the anatomy of prejudice,” are valuable in contexts where participants need to overcome intolerance, but given the emphasis on multicultural education in most professional programs for teachers, most teachers with even a … Read More

An Overview of Pregnancy and the Online Doctorate

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In this country, if you’re in academia, you might meet folks who talk about and treat being pregnant as a debilitating condition. Even though times have changed, and who gets to say #ilooklikeaprofessor has changed, academia is still dominated by men, and/or women who ascribe to some outdated and unfortunate attitudes about sexism, pregnancy, motherhood, and what a woman can do when … Read More

Should I Get Pregnant While Doing My Doctorate? – How to Decide

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Should I Get Pregnant During My Doctorate - How To Decide If You Should Get Pregnant During Your Doctorate

Are you trying to answer the question “Should I Get Pregnant While Doing My Doctorate?” I can’t speak for everyone’s experience, obviously, but I can share my thoughts based on my own experience of being pregnant while pursuing my doctorate. These are some situations that might make being pregnant while pursuing your doctorate a bad combination. If you’re interested, read on…

Why You Should Start an Academic Blog

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When I launched PunitaLearning.com and started blogging again, I shared why in this post. My reasons were: (1) so I could share my experiences as an Ed.D student, (2) so I could connect with people going through a similar experience, (3) so I could share my work, and (4) to get practice writing. So far, those reasons still stand; I’ve … Read More