The Academic Life

A podcast for your academic journey—and beyond! Created and produced by Dr. Christina Gessler, the Academic Life podcast is inspired by today’s knowledge-producers around the world, working inside and outside the academy.

Books
Education
Careers
1
PhDing While Parenting
A Discussion with Sisanda Nkoala
51 min
2
More Than A Glitch: Confronting Race, Gender, a...
A Discussion with Meredith Broussard
43 min
3
The Artist’s Joy: A Guide to Getting Unstuck
A Discussion with Merideth Hite Estevez
47 min
4
Transforming Hispanic-Serving Institutions for ...
A Discussion with Gina Ann Garcia
57 min
5
The Translator's Daughter: A Discussion with Gr...
49 min
6
At Every Depth: Our Growing Knowledge of the Ch...
An interview with Tessa Hill
45 min
7
Book Banning: A Discussion with Christine Emera...
41 min
8
Leading from the Margins: College Leadership fr...
A Discussion with Mary Dana Hinton
52 min
9
Stitching Freedom: Embroidery and Incarceration
A Discussion with Isabella Rosner
46 min
10
The Things We Didn't Know: A Conversation with ...
A Conversation with Elba Iris Pérez
46 min
11
100 Years of Radio in South Africa: Then and Now
An interview with Sisana Nikoala
50 min
12
Stylish Academic Writing: A Discussion with Hel...
51 min
13
Contingent Faculty and the Remaking of Higher E...
A Discussion with Claire Goldstene and Maria Maisto
56 min
14
Is Grad School for Me?: Demystifying the Applic...
An interview with Yvette Martínez-Vu and Miroslava Chavez-Garcia
46 min
15
Secret Harvests: A Hidden Story of Separation a...
An interview with David Mas Masumoto
60 min
16
The Ungrateful Refugee: What Immigrants Never T...
A Discussion with Dina Nayeri
53 min
17
Get PhDone! Proven Strategies for Tackling Your...
A Discussion with Briana Barner
47 min
18
Look Again: The Power of Noticing What Was Alwa...
An interview with Cass R. Sunstein
48 min
19
Deborah Taffa, "Whiskey Tender: A Memoir" (Harp...
An interview with Deborah Taffa
59 min
20
Where is Home?: A Discussion with Zed Zha
59 min
21
Black Women, Ivory Tower: Revealing the Lies of...
A Discussion with Jasmine L. Harris
56 min
22
Inside Addiction and Sobriety in Academia
A Discussion with Alicia Andrzejewski
68 min
23
Black and Queer on Campus
A DIscussion with Michael P. Jeffries
47 min
24
Montana Lee, a Journey to Togo, and the Duke Di...
49 min
25
Claire Myers Owens and the Banned Book
A Discussion with Miriam Kalman Friedman
57 min