Chicago is making headlines right now in two cutting edge, money-related ways at once.
When I asked Talbot if she had any advice to share for Billfold readers considering a career in academia, she laughed for a very long time and then asked me to quote her as “laughing for a very long time.”
Matt Debenham is a writer, a parent, a teacher, and now he works at a grocery store too.
Is there any job a woman could do that would disqualify her from being a feminist?
I grew up in an academic household, and academia was a goal of mine from an early age. Both my parents are musicians teaching in academia, and while I also loved to perform, I had decided in college that I would probably follow in my parents’ footsteps and pursue teaching on a university level.
Today is National Adjunct Walkout Day, and it seems like the worries about campus security were unwarranted.
I usually teach three courses per semester, three credits each. $633 per credit, which comes out to $5700 for a four month term. I am not the primary money person in our family, thank goodness. But the money I earn takes care of all the non-essentials of life: piano lessons, trips, new tires.