Tag Archives: PhD

Post-PhD Employment

I was in my second year of university when I first thought, “Wow, being a professor would be pretty cool.” I started looking into what the job of a prof was like noting that finding a tenure track position was becoming … Continue reading

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Eight Tasks of the PhD

As of late, I’ve been thinking a lot about what a PhD program constitutes, and how best to explain that to those outside of academia, but also to folks who are not sure if they should embark on a doctoral … Continue reading

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Disability and Tenureship

I’ve been thinking about this for awhile now, and perhaps it is time to put it out into the world. What happens with those of us in grad school–the #PhDisabled community–want to pursue a tenure-track position? Ostensibly, we are expected to … Continue reading

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Alberta Teachers’ Association Member Thoughts on Aboriginal Content in BEd Programs and K-12 Classrooms

Hello peoples of the internet! I realize it has been some time since I’ve posted anything. There are some things swirling around in my head, but alas, they are not coherent enough yet for a ‘real’ post. But perhaps they … Continue reading

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The Line

Where exactly is the line between being an egomaniacal asshat and having humility when it comes to your accomplishments (in academia or otherwise)? How many folks in academia downplay what they’ve done while others think They Are Brilliant And Everyone … Continue reading

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Twitter essay: On Doing Unethical Research

Oh hey I wrote a thing on Storify you can read here.

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ABD!

From my supervisor: “Congratulations Danielle Lorenz! A great program of research and an extremely well-defended candidacy exam. Well done!” I did a thing!

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