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By Herb Childress

Navigating academia can appear like a voyage via a overseas land: unusual cultural ideas dictate daily interactions, new vocabulary awaits at each flip, and the sensation of being an intruder is unshakable. for college students contemplating doctoral courses and doctoral scholars contemplating college existence, The PhDictionary is a lighthearted spouse that illuminates the usually opaque customs of educational life.

With greater than twenty years as a doctoral pupil, university instructor, and administrator, Herb Childress has tripped over nearly each attainable misunderstood time period, run up opposed to each arcane perform, and constructed options to accommodate all of them. He combines present information and private tales into memorable definitions of a hundred and fifty keyword phrases and ideas graduate scholars might want to recognize (or faux to understand) as they navigate their educational careers. From ABD to white paper—and with buyout, FERPA, gray literature, and soft money in between—each access incorporates a invaluable definition and lots of proper suggestion. Wry and a professional, Childress is definitely the right consultant for an individual hoping to scale the ivory tower.

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