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From PhD to Life
BY JENNIFER POLK | March 18 2015

Jennifer Polk explores how Dr. Tauber went from full-time professor to helping graduate programs increase retention and diversity.

Dr. Daveena Tauber earned her PhD in English from Rutgers University. She consults with graduate programs and graduate writers in the U.S. and internationally on issues related to scholarly writing. You can find her at Continue reading. https://www.universityaffairs.ca/career-advice/from-phd-to-life/transition-q-a-daveena-tauber/
From PhD to Life
BY JENNIFER POLK | March 03 2015
Kara Santokie earned her PhD in political science from the University of Toronto. Formerly a professor, she is now director of Toronto Women's City Alliance, where she works towards the inclusion of women’s voices in municipal politics. Her work has led her to be featured in the Toronto S...
https://www.universityaffairs.ca/career-advice/from-phd-to-life/transition-q-a-kara-santokie/
From PhD to Life
BY JENNIFER POLK | January 27 2015

How he went from a PhD in neuroscience to working with autistic elementary school children.

Michael Ryan Hunsaker earned his PhD in 2012 from University of California, Davis in neuroscience. His research was to develop behavioral methods to evaluate neurodevelopmental disease in rodent models as well as to evaluate neuropathological consequences of genetic disease. He's now a 2nd-5th g...
https://www.universityaffairs.ca/career-advice/from-phd-to-life/transition-q-michael-ryan-hunsaker/
From PhD to Life
BY JENNIFER POLK | November 11 2014
Melissa Dalgleish is the research officer in the faculty of graduate studies and a PhD candidate in English at York University. She researches Canadian literature and graduate education, professionalization, and reform. When she’s not working on her dissertation, you can find her writing for <...
https://www.universityaffairs.ca/career-advice/from-phd-to-life/transition-q-melissa-dalgleish/
From PhD to Life
BY JENNIFER POLK | October 06 2014

Jennifer Polk chats with Kelly J. Baker about juggling her writing career with family life.

Kelly J. Baker earned her PhD in religion from Florida State University in 2008. Her scholarship has encompassed numerous topics in religion and popular culture, including religious hate groups, apocalypticism, religion and gender, and horror. Last year, she quit her job as a lecturer and moved ...
https://www.universityaffairs.ca/career-advice/from-phd-to-life/transition-q-kelly-j-baker/
From PhD to Life
BY JENNIFER POLK | August 21 2014
Andrew Miller earned a PhD in history from Johns Hopkins University in 2005. He currently manages a transit policy office for the Ontario Ministry of Transportation. What did you hope for in terms of employment as you completed your PhD?Unsurprisingly, I hoped for ...
https://www.universityaffairs.ca/career-advice/from-phd-to-life/transition-q-a-andrew-miller/
From PhD to Life
BY JENNIFER POLK | August 06 2014
Bruce Harpham earned his MA in history from Western University, as well as a master's of information studies from the University of Toronto. He's currently a senior financial analyst at the Bank of Montreal. Find him online at Project...
https://www.universityaffairs.ca/career-advice/from-phd-to-life/transition-q-a-bruce-harpham/
From PhD to Life
BY JENNIFER POLK | July 16 2014
​Christine Slocum earned her MA in sociology at the University at Buffalo in 2010. She spent two years pursuing a doctorate in sociology at the University of Washington before leaving that to begin a career working to alleviate homelessness. She is employed as one of the data nerds at the Home...
https://www.universityaffairs.ca/career-advice/from-phd-to-life/transition-q-a-christine-slocum/
From PhD to Life
BY JENNIFER POLK | June 11 2014
Carolyn Harris earned her PhD in history from Queen’s University in 2012. She is now an instructor in history at the University of Toronto, School of Continuing Studies, a freelance history writer, and royal commentator. Read her writing and interviews online at https://www.universityaffairs.ca/career-advice/from-phd-to-life/transition-q-a-carolyn-harris/
From PhD to Life
BY JENNIFER POLK | June 04 2014
Patrick Vitalone earned his MA in modern European history from the University of York. He is a start-up technology professional from Boston currently living in San Francisco. Patrick focuses on company growth on the U.S. East Coast, and in Europe and the Middle East. He mainly writes on...
https://www.universityaffairs.ca/career-advice/from-phd-to-life/transition-q-a-patrick-vitalone/
From PhD to Life
BY JENNIFER POLK | May 07 2014
Daniel Mullin earned his PhD in philosophy from the Free University in Amsterdam. He's now a salesperson and consultant. Find him online at Continue reading and follow him @d...
https://www.universityaffairs.ca/career-advice/from-phd-to-life/transition-q-a-daniel-mullin/
From PhD to Life
BY JENNIFER POLK | April 17 2014
Emily Simmons earned her PhD in English from the University of Toronto in 2011. She’s currently an education specialist at the Australian Film, Television & Radio School.What did you hope for in terms of employment as you completed your PhD?A few days after my...
https://www.universityaffairs.ca/career-advice/from-phd-to-life/transition-q-a-emily-simmons/
From PhD to Life
BY JENNIFER POLK | April 10 2014
Daniel Munro earned his PhD in political science from MIT He is currently a principal research associate at the Continue reading, working in the Centre for Skills and Post-Secondary Education. https://www.universityaffairs.ca/career-advice/from-phd-to-life/transition-q-a-daniel-munro/
From PhD to Life
BY JENNIFER POLK | February 25 2014
Maureen McCarthy earned her PhD in English in 2013 from Emory University in Atlanta, GA. She is now the assistant director of advancement and best practices at the Council of Graduate Schools. Find her on Twitter Continue reading.What di...
https://www.universityaffairs.ca/career-advice/from-phd-to-life/transition-q-a-maureen-mccarthy/
From PhD to Life
BY JENNIFER POLK | February 06 2014
Sarah-Louise Quinnell earned her PhD in geography from King's College London. She's now the learning and development manager for the online tutoring service Mactrac, which is part of Macmillan Digital Education.  Follow Sarah Continue reading. https://www.universityaffairs.ca/career-advice/from-phd-to-life/transition-q-a-sarah-louise-quinnell/
From PhD to Life
BY JENNIFER POLK | January 15 2014
L. Maren Wood earned her PhD in history from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She runs her own consulting firm, Continue reading, which provides research support to institutions and professional development services for PhD job seekers. Fo...
https://www.universityaffairs.ca/career-advice/from-phd-to-life/transition-q-a-maren-wood/
From PhD to Life
BY JENNIFER POLK | December 02 2013
Joseph Fruscione earned his PhD in English from George Washington University in 2005. Since 1999, he’s taught university-level literature and writing courses at GW, Georgetown, and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. He's now teaching first-year writing in GW’s University writing p...
https://www.universityaffairs.ca/career-advice/from-phd-to-life/transition-q-a-joseph-fruscione/
From PhD to Life
BY JENNIFER POLK | October 23 2013
Peter Larson earned his PhD in biological sciences from Ohio University in 2003. He taught for 10 years at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire, where he earned both tenure and a promotion to associate professor. For the past two academic years he served as chair of the biology depa...
https://www.universityaffairs.ca/career-advice/from-phd-to-life/transition-q-a-peter-larson/
From PhD to Life
BY JENNIFER POLK | October 03 2013
UPDATED The original post included incorrect information. Streuber is an adjunct at Valparaiso's Graduate School and Continuing Education division, not the College of Adult Scholars.Sonja Streuber earned her MA in English from the University of California, Davis, where she also spent several...
https://www.universityaffairs.ca/career-advice/from-phd-to-life/transition-q-a-sonja-streuber-2/
From PhD to Life
BY JENNIFER POLK | September 19 2013
Jared Wesley earned his PhD in political science from the Continue reading. He’s now director of federal-provincial relations for the government of Alberta https://www.universityaffairs.ca/career-advice/from-phd-to-life/transition-q-a-jared-wesley/