Tough Love: Professional Lessons for Graduate Students

TitleTough Love: Professional Lessons for Graduate Students
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsHaggerty, K
JournalAmerican Sociologist
Type of ArticleArticle
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number00031232
Accession Number48586573
KeywordsAcademic , Graduate , Institutional , Mentoring , PERSEVERANCE , PROFESSIONALIZATION , REPUTATION , scholarly , STUDENT-college
AbstractThis article aims to demystify some of the realities of graduate education for the next generation of professors in the humanities and social sciences. The article seeks to ensure that graduate students have a firm understanding of the institution they are entering, and will hopefully help them avoid any number of missteps. Topics discussed include supervisor/student dynamics, conferences, writing practices, academic reputation and perseverance.
NotesHaggerty, Kevin 1; Email Address:; Affiliation: 1: Department of Sociology, University of Alberta, Edmonton Canada; Source Info: Mar2010, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p82; Subject Term: GRADUATE students; Subject Term: PROFESSIONALIZATION; Subject Term: INSTITUTIONAL theory (Sociology); Subject Term: REPUTATION (Sociology); Subject Term: PERSEVERANCE (Ethics); Subject Term: STUDENT-college relationship; Author-Supplied Keyword: Academic conferences; Author-Supplied Keyword: Academic reputation; Author-Supplied Keyword: Graduate education; Author-Supplied Keyword: Graduate supervisors; Author-Supplied Keyword: Mentoring; Author-Supplied Keyword: Professionalization; Author-Supplied Keyword: Scholarly writing; Number of Pages: 15p; Document Type: Article
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