graduate school

By Jerusha Matsen Neal

Stuck in the middle of chapter three of her dissertation, playwright and author Jerusha Neal finds comfort in the story of Mary.

By Elizabeth Corey

Elizabeth Corey explores the competing desires for a fulfilling career and a rich family life.

By Jenny Hill

“Why are you getting your doctorate?” “You’re nuts!” “I’d never do that.” I’m two years into the process of pursuing my doctorate and when I hear comments like these, they make me pause and consider . . . 

By Jennifer Woodruff Tait

Historian Jennifer Woodruff Tait and her professor husband see a critical need for the study of history, but find the modern academic system all but incompatible with family life.