Reality therapy for geography Ph.D. programs

John S. Adams

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This article describes content of a weekly, semester-long professional development seminar for geography graduate students, introducing aspects of careers in academia, government, business and the non-profit worlds normally missing from master’s and Ph.D. programs, e.g., contemporary critiques of American higher education; planning a career; effective participation in professional meetings; preparing to teach; the world of scholarly publishing; obtaining research money; how colleges and universities function; tenure processes; research ethics; and work/life balance.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)169-174
Number of pages6
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2015


  • Career success
  • Graduate advising
  • Professional development


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