Peggy Brennan

Episode 7 | Non-Academic Higher Education Careers for PhDs


In this episode, Dr. Derek Attig, Assistant Dean for Career & Professional Development at the University of Illinois, joins PhD Futures Now to discuss their role in graduate career advising and careers in higher ed administration. They also provide valuable resources and advice for PhD students seeking career diversity assistance. Please see the timestamps below for different sections of this episode.

Time Stamps:
Intro to Derek Attig & their work 02:00
PhD career diversity conversation 07:40
Examples of career diversity initiatives through universities 19:15
Career diversity resources for graduate students 27:34

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Episode 6 | Career Diversity and the Public Humanities Part II

In this episode, Dr. Kantara Souffrant, Assistant Professor of Nonwestern/Global Arts History and Visual Culture at Illinois State University and Curator of Community Dialogue at the Milwaukee Art Museum, joins us to discuss her work in the public humanities, and her transition from academia to a career in public art and community engagement.

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Episode 5 | Career Diversity and the Public Humanities Part I

In this episode, Dr. Matthew Costello, Senior Historian at the White House Historical Association, shares his post-PhD career in the Public Humanities and advice for PhD and graduate students interested in pursuing careers in public history.

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Episode 3 | The New PhD

In this episode, host Maggie Nettesheim Hoffmann talks to Dr. Leonard Cassuto and Dr. Robert Weisbuch about their book The New PhD (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2021) and ways of reforming graduate education in the United States.

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Episode 4 | Racial and Social Equity in the Humanities and Higher Education

In this episode, Dr. Antoinette Burton talks to Lisa Betty (PhD student, Fordham University) and Dr. Timothy Emmanuel Brown (University of Washington) about racial and social equity in higher education and the path forward.

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Episode 1 | Introduction to HWW & Career Diversity

In episode 1, we introduce to you the podcast and its philosophy. Deepthi Murali, producer of PhD Futures Now! talks to the core team of Humanities Without Walls Consortium (HWW) about graduate education and career diversity for Humanities PhDs in United States.

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