Now available: Report and data from SCI’s survey on career prep and graduate education

[Cross-posted at my personal website] I am delighted to announce the release of a report, executive summary, data, and slides from the Scholarly Communication Institute’s recent study investigating perceptions of career preparation provided by humanities graduate programs. The study focused on people with advanced degrees in the humanities who have pursued alternative academic careers. Everything…. Continue reading “Now available: Report and data from SCI’s survey on career prep and graduate education”.

Speaking in Code

We’re pleased to announce that applications are open for a 2-day, NEH-funded symposium and summit to be held at the Scholars’ Lab this November 4th and 5th. “Speaking in Code” will bring together a small cohort of accomplished digital humanities software developers. Together, we will give voice to what is almost always tacitly expressed in DH…. Continue reading “Speaking in Code”.

Outside the Pipeline: From Anecdote to Data

I gave the following presentation at SCI’s recent meeting on rethinking graduate education. It was the first time I’ve publicly discussed results from the study on career preparation in humanities graduate programs that I’ve written about previously. I was honored to discuss the topic with our extremely knowledgeable group of participants, and the thoughtful questions…. Continue reading “Outside the Pipeline: From Anecdote to Data”.

Announcing a new SCI study on alternative academic career paths

I’m pleased to announce that the Scholarly Communication Institute is conducting a study on career preparation in humanities graduate programs. As part of this study, we have launched two confidential surveys: the first is for people on alternative academic career paths (that is, people with graduate training in the humanities and allied fields working beyond the professoriate); the second survey is…. Continue reading “Announcing a new SCI study on alternative academic career paths”.

Calling All #Alt-Academics!

I’m happy to announce that a census of alternate academics, the first public-facing component of my work with the Scholarly Communication Institute, is now open to contributions. If you have graduate training in the humanities and work outside of the tenure track, I’d like to warmly invite you to add your information to the growing database.…. Continue reading “Calling All #Alt-Academics!”.

An intro to my work with the Scholarly Communication Institute (SCI)

Hi, readers! It’s such a pleasure to be writing in this space. As you may know, I came onboard as Senior Research Specialist for the Scholarly Communication Institute just a couple of weeks ago. SCI is housed within the Scholars’ Lab (which means I get to be a part of this stellar group that, if you’re…. Continue reading “An intro to my work with the Scholarly Communication Institute (SCI)”.

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