Academia backstage: Conversations on community, meaning, and the hard parts of academic life
(posted on behalf of @Sai Kalvapalle )
In planning my final post in this role (sad face), and as I slowly transition out of being a PhD student looking for a job (happy face), I have been reflecting a lot. These reflections were particularly punctuated by recent conversations around integrity in academic work, and what we owe to science, society, and what is perhaps the most central but least discussed element in all of this – community.
My community has helped me write my papers, teach my courses, navigate the job market, overcome imposter syndrome, ...