Academia

Elmarie’s Fitness Journey and Academia
Elmarie’s Fitness Journey and Academia
by | Lifestyle

How valuable is fitness to our daily lives as academic researchers & professionals? Elmarie Venter shares a detailed account of her fitness journey, and the positive impact it’s had on her academic career. Since I was a teenager, I always enjoyed reading up about the world and doing research; and for a long time it didn’t matter […]

Stylish Academics of the Week #1
Stylish Academics of the Week #1
by | Looks

This week the Stylish Academics of the Week series premieres! In no particular order, we share our top 6 impeccably styled academics. You can also nominate a Stylish Academic by tagging us on Instagram or sending us a message. A post shared by Nicole, Ph.D. • The Doctorette (@thedoctorette) on May 7, 2017 at 2:59pm PDT […]

Who do you call a Professional?
Who do you call a Professional?
by | Features

On what terms does a professional get to identify as one? This is the question Kay Guccione turns inside-out on Stylish Academic this week.  I was inspired during a Twitter conversation a couple of weeks ago to consider concepts and perceptions of professionalism. The opinions offered online and the research literature on professionalism, professional trust, and professional development, […]

Best Christmas Gifts for Academics
Best Christmas Gifts for Academics
by | Lifestyle

The joyful pain of selecting the perfect gift for that family member, friend or spouse is real; oh the trepidation as they unbox your item while you await the verdict, hoping for The Squeal of Joy. At Stylish Academic, we thought we would make life a wee bit easier for people who have researchers in […]

The Academic Immortality of Tweed
The Academic Immortality of Tweed
by | Fashion/Style

“Tweed” is the Denim of academia. Nothing screams “I am an academic” like tweed. In fact, there is an academic editing service named after it. This textile and the academy have been almost synonymous for so long, it is no wonder younger generation scholars tend to shy away from it. On Hollywood, a professor without a tweed jacket […]

Tenure-Track? No, but thanks…
Tenure-Track? No, but thanks…
by | Features

Who deliberately abandons the job security of the tenure-track to pursue what she considers truly fulfilling? Jane Jones! She shares her story with Stylish Academic below… I vividly recall the moment I decided to become a sociologist. As an undergraduate, I sat in a sociology seminar listening to the professor debate a graduate student (at […]