You Are We and We Are Not Alone
Today begins one week of posts written by and for graduate students navigating grad school with disabilities. The post below was originally published at PhD(isabled) on October 27, 2013. PhD(isabled) is a space for PhD students with disability or chronic illness to share their experiences and expose structural oversights and problems in higher education.
@zaranosaur is a […]
Emily Contois is a guest author and PhD student in American Studies at Brown University. She tweets @emilycontois and blogs on the intersections between food studies, public health, and nutrition in everyday American life at emilycontois.com.
William Buchan’s eighteenth-century health advice rings as true today as it did nearly 250 years ago, […]
Compiling a Teaching Portfolio: An Introduction
Alessandra La Rocca Link is a guest author and PhD student in history at the University of Colorado, Boulder. You can find her on Twitter at @AlessandraLink2.
Many graduate students first “meet” the teaching portfolio on the job market. A hiring committee might ask for tangible evidence of teaching experience. A job […]
Thrive Not Survive
Karra Shimabukuro is a guest author and PhD student specializing in Folkloric Representations in Medieval and Early Modern Literature at the Department of English, Language, and Literature at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque. You can follow her on twitter at@khkshimabukuro
Much has been written about what tips and strategies graduate students can […]
Potential Uses for Teaching with Storify
Bridget Gelms is a guest author and PhD student in Composition and Rhetoric at Miami University. You can follow her on Twitter @BridgetGelms where she tweets about her teaching as well as her research interests, which include pedagogy, digital writing, and pop culture.
I love a good Breaking Bad gif. So when one […]
Some Practical Advice for Digital Pedagogy
Liz Timbs is a featured guest author and PhD student in History at Michigan State University. You can follow her on Twitter at @tizlimbs or on her blog, NginguThembi.
I miss teaching. Last year, I worked as a teaching assistant for two traditional courses and one online course. In many ways, […]
“Writer,” “Draft,” “Finishing”: Words to Dissertate By
Brianne Jaquette is a guest author and a PhD Candidate in English at the University of Missouri. You can find her on Twitter @brjaquette.
I thought my dissertation would be rigorous because of how much research and writing I would have to do, which is true, but I did not anticipate how challenging it […]
Balancing Grad School and Non-Academic Opportunities
Laura Mitchell is a guest author and an M.A. candidate in Public Humanities at Brown University. You can find her on Twitter @lb_mitch.
It’s not news that boundaries are blurring between the academy and practitioners in non-academic settings. From the ever-expanding alt-ac and post-ac conversation to trends in engaged scholarship, the ability […]
Pushing Past Writing Blocks
Jenae Cohn is a guest author and PhD student in English, pursuing a Designated Emphasis in Writing, Rhetoric, and Composition Studies, at The University of California, Davis. You can follow her on Twitter at @jenae_cohn or check out her semi-regularly-updated blog at www.jenaecohn.net. She writes there about pedagogy, research, technology, and […]
Maximizing Methods Courses to Make the Most of Your Coursework
Introducing Guest Post Tuesdays! GradHacker has received so many quality guest posts recently, that we’ve decided to expand our publishing schedule. Each month, we will now publish a few bonus guest posts as part of our “Guest Post Tuesdays” program. If you’re a graduate student and would like to write for us, you can find […]
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