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Professor mommy : finding work-family balance in academia / Rachel Connelly and Kristen Ghodsee.

By: Connelly, Rachel.
Contributor(s): Ghodsee, Kristen Rogheh, 1970-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on EBSCOhost.Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2011Description: 1 online resource (x, 218 p.).ISBN: 9781442208605 (electronic); 1442208600 (electronic).Subject(s): Women college teachers -- United States -- Social conditions | Women in higher education -- United States -- Social conditions | Work and family -- United States | Working mothers -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Professor mommy.DDC classification: 378.082 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
A success story, told with the 20/20 vision of hindsight -- The nefarious nine, or the not-so-pretty truth about motherhood and academia -- Know thyself, part 1: on deciding to become an academic -- Know thyself, part 2: deciding whether to become a mother, how many children to have, and when to have them -- The last year of graduate school: heading for the job market and choosing the right institution -- On the tenure track, part 1: research and networking -- On the tenure track, part 2: teaching, service, and finding time for your family -- So you made it: the early years after tenure -- Coming up for full professor: your last promotion.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-204) and index.

A success story, told with the 20/20 vision of hindsight -- The nefarious nine, or the not-so-pretty truth about motherhood and academia -- Know thyself, part 1: on deciding to become an academic -- Know thyself, part 2: deciding whether to become a mother, how many children to have, and when to have them -- The last year of graduate school: heading for the job market and choosing the right institution -- On the tenure track, part 1: research and networking -- On the tenure track, part 2: teaching, service, and finding time for your family -- So you made it: the early years after tenure -- Coming up for full professor: your last promotion.

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Rachel Connelly is the Bion R. Cram Professor of Economics at Bowdoin College and the mother of four children. As an economist specializing in labor and economic demography, she has spent her career dedicated to the investigation of the intersections between work and family life. Kristen Ghodsee is the John S. Osterwies Associate Professor of Gender and Women's Studies at Bowdoin College and is a single mother. She has received numerous honors for her work, including grants from Fulbright, and the National Science Foundation, as well as residential fellowships at Harvard University and the Princeton Institute for Advanced Study.

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