Resources

Public Engagement and the Future of Higher Education

Barker, Derek (2004) The Scholarship of Engagement: A Taxonomy of Five Emerging Practices, Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement. 

Bartha, Miriam (2010) "Serious Work: Public Engagement in the Humanities", Western Humanities Review.

Bartha, Miriam and Georgia Nigro (2013) "Assessing the Practices of Public Scholarship", Diversity & Democracy. 

Bauer, Martin J. and Pablo Jensen (2011) "The Mobilization of Scientists for Public Engagement", Public Understanding of Science.

Bjarnason, Svava and Patrick Coldstream (Eds.) (2003) The Idea of Engagement: Universities in Societies. Association of Commonwealth Universities.

Bowdon, Melody A. and Russell G. Carpenter (Eds.) (2011) Higher Education, Emerging Technologies, and Community Partnerships. ISR.

Boyer, Ernest L. (1990) Scholarship Reconsidered: Priorities of the Professoriate. Jossey-Bass.

Boyer, Ernest L. (1996) "From Scholarship Reconsidered to Scholarship Assessed", Quest. 

Bridger, Jeffrey C. and Theodore R. Alter (2010) "Public Sociology, Public Scholarship, and Community Development", Community Development. 

Brooks, Peter and Hilary Jewett (2014) The Humanities and Public Life. Fordham University Press.

Burawoy, Michael (2005) "For Public Sociology", American Sociological Review. 

Case, Karen I. (2014) "Community-Based Research in Graduate Education: Implementing Program Decisions Across the Disciplines", Journal of Public Scholarship in Higher Education. 

Cassuto, Leonard (2016) "What will Doctoral Education Look Like in 2025?", The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Coghlan, David and Mary Brydon-Miller (2014) The SAGE Encyclopedia of Action Research. SAGE.

Colbeck, Carol L. and Patty Wharton-Michael (2006) "The Public Scholarship: Reintegrating Boyer's Four Domains", New Directions for Institutional Research. 

Gibbons, Michael et al. (1994) The New Production of Knowledge: The Dynamics of Science and Research in Contemporary Societies. SAGE.

Gilbert, Rob (2004) "A Framework for Evaluating the Doctoral Curriculum", Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education. 

Gould, Julie (2015) "How to Build a Better Phd", Nature.

Hawkins, Harriet et al. (2011) "Organic Public Geographies: 'Making the Connection'", Antipode. 

Hikins, J.W., & Cherwitz, R.A. (2010). "The Engaged University: Where Rhetorical Theory Matters", Journal of Applied Communication Research.

Holmwood, John (Ed.) (2011) A Manifesto for the Public University. Bloomsbury Academic.

Jay, Gregory (2010) "The Engaged Humanities: Principles and Practices for Public Scholarship and Teaching", Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship. 

Jongbloed, Ben et al. (2008). "Higher Education and its Communities: Interconnections, Interdependencies and a Research Agenda". Higher Education.

Kindon, Sarah et al. (2007) Participatory Action Research Approaches and Methods: Connecting People, Participation and Place. Routledge.

Mahoney, Nick (2012) "Social Science Research and the Creation of Publics", Topia: Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies. 

Mauser, Wolfram et al. (2013) "Transdisciplinary Global Change Research: The Co-Creation of Knowledge for Sustainability", Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability. 

Metzler, Michael W. (1994) "Scholarship Reconsidered for the Professoriate of 2010", Quest. 

Millican, Juliet and Tom Bourner (2011) "Student-Community Engagement and the Changing Role and Context of Higher Education", Education + Training. 

Mitchell, Katharyne (2008) Practising Public Scholarship: Experiences and Possibilities beyond the Academy. Wiley-Blackwell.

MLA Task Force (2014) Report on Doctoral Study in Modern Language and Literature. Modern Language Association.

Monaco, Anthony and Cheryl de la Rey (2015) "World University Rankings Blog: Should Global League Tables Consider Community Engagement?", Times Higher Education.

Newell, Jonathan (2014) Symposium Summary Report: Re-imagining the PhD: New forms and Futures for Graduate Education. UBC Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies.

Nyquist, Jody D. and Bettina J. Woodford (2000) Re-Envisioning the Ph.D.: What Concerns to We Have?. University of Washington.

Peker, Efe (2016) "Five Lessons on Rethinking the PhD", UBC Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies.

Pielke Jr., Roger A. (2007) The Honest Broker: Making Sense of Science in Policy and Politcs. Cambridge University Press.

Polk, Merritt. (2013) "Achieving the Promise of Transdisciplinarity: A Critical Exploration of the Relationship between Transdisciplinarity Research and Societal Problem Solving", New Directions in Sustainability Science. 

Porter, Susan D., and Jennifer M. Phelps (2014) "Beyond Skills: An Integrative Approach to Doctoral Student Preparation for Diverse Careers", Canadian Journal of Higher Education.

Porter, Susan D., and Jennifer M. Phelps (2015) "Reimagining PhD Paths at UBC", Council of Graduate Studies.

Ramaley, Judith A. (2006) "Public Scholarship: Making Sense of an Emerging Synthesis", New Directions for Teaching and Learning. 

Robinson, John (2008) "Being Undisciplined: Transgressions and Intersections in Academia and Beyond", Futures. 

Rowe, Gene et al. (2009) "Public Engagement in Research Funding: a Study of Public Capabilities and Engagement Methodology", Public Understanding of Science.

Rowe, Gene and Lynn F. Frewer (2005) "A Typology of Public Engagement Mechanisms", Science, Technology & Human Values. 

Schuetze, Hans G. and Patricia Inman (2010) The Community Engagement and Service Mission of Universities. NIACE.

Shaw, Claire (2013) "University Public Engagement: 20 Tips", The Guardian Higher Education Network.

Strand, Kerry et al. (2003) Community-Baed Research and Higher Education. Jossey-Bass.

Van de Ven, Andrew H. (2007) Engaged Scholarship: A Guide for Organizational and Social Research. Oxford University Press.

Vannini, Peter (Ed.) (2012) Popularising Research: Engaging New Genres, Media and Audiences. New York: Peter Lang.

Walker, George E. et al. (2008) The Formation of Scholars: Rethinking Doctoral Education for the Twenty-First Century. Jossey-Bass.

Warren, Mark R. et al. (2016) "The Formation of Community-Engaged Scholars: A Collaborative Approach to Doctoral Training in Education Research", Harvard Educational Review.

Watson, David (2007) Managing Civic and Community Engagement. McGraw-Hill.

Watson, David et al. (Eds.) (2011) The Engaged University: International Perspectives on Civil Engagement. Routledge.

Wharton-Michael Patty et al. (2006). "An Explication of Public Scholarship Objectives", New Directions for Teaching and Learning. 

White Paper on the Future of the PhD in the Humanities (2013)Institute for the Public Life of Arts and Ideas, McGill University.

Whiteford, Linda and Elizabeth Storm (2013) "Building Community Engagement and Public Scholarship into the University", Annals of Anthropological Practice. 

Woods, Leah et al. (2013) "Building Community Engagement in Higher Education: Public Sociology at Missouri State University", Journal of Public Scholarship in Higher Education.

Woodward, Bettina J. (2005) The Responsive PhD: Innovations in US Doctoral Education. Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation.

Broader Career Pathways for PhD Students

Basalla, Susan and Maggie Debelius (2014) 'So What Are You Going to Do with That?': Finding Careers Outside Academia. University of Chicago Press.

Basalla, Susan and Maggie Debelius (2015) "'So What Are You Going to Do With That?'", The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Bethman, Brenda and C. Shaun Longstreet (2013) "The Alt-Ac Track: Defining Terms", Inside Higher Ed.

Bethman, Brenda and C. Shaun Longstreet (2013) "The Alt-Ac Track: Sharing Success in New Ways", Inside Higher Ed.

Berkowitz, Peggy (2015) "Humanities Scholars Try New Ways of Talking about the PhD", University Affairs.

Bowness, Suzanne (2015) "What's up with Alt-Ac Careers?", University Affairs.

Brooks, Katharine (2011) “10 Tips for Developing an Alternate Career While in Graduate School", Psychology Today.

Chiose, Simona (2015) “Academics Plant Seeds of Revolution in the Ivory Tower”, Globe and Mail.

Clow, Erin (2015) "Don't Make me Feel Ashamed of my Career Aspirations", University Affairs.

Council of Graduate Schools and Educational Testing Service (2012) Pathways Through Graduate School and Into Careers. Educational Testing Service. 

Crago, Martha (2015) "Skills that PhDs Need for their Job is a Critical Issue for Universities", University Affairs.

Cunnigham, Maura Elizabeth (2015) "Alt-Ac from the Start", Inside Higher Ed.

Edge, Jessica and Daniel Munro (2015) Inside and Outside the Academy: Valuing and Preparing PHDs for Careers. The Conference Board of Canada.

Gilbert, Rob et al. (2004) "The Generic Skills Debate in Research Higher Degrees", Higher Education Research & Development.

Holmes, Len. (2001) "Reconsidering Graduate Employability: The 'Graduate Identity' Approach", Quality in Higher Education. 

Humphrey, Chris (2015) "The Majority of PhDs are Switching into Careers outside Academia", Jobs on Toast.

Magner, Denise K. (2001) "A New Career Guide for Ph.D.'s Asks: 'So What Are You Going to Do With That?'", The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Keenan, Elizabeth (2015) "Ph.D.s Do Have Transferable Skills" (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3), Chronicle Vitae.

Kelsky, Karen (2015) The Professor is in: The Essential Guide To Turning Your Ph.D. into a Job

Kim, Joshua (2014) "Traditional PhD Programs and Alt-Ac Careers", Inside Higher Ed.

Kim, Joshua (2015) "Trying to Understand Alt-Acs", Inside Higher Ed.

Kotsopoulos, Donna (2014) "More University Staff Positions are Being Filled by PhDs", University Affairs.

Mace, Emily (2015) "Alt-Ac or Bust", Chronicle Vitae.

Newhouse, Margaret (1993) Outside the Ivory Tower: A Guide for Academics Considering Alternative Careers. Harvard University Office of Careers.

Polk, Jennifer (2013) "Life beyond the PhD", Academic Matters.

Polk, Jennifer (2013) "Yes, PhD Grad, There is Life Outside the Ivory Tower", Globe and Mail.

Polk, Jennifer (2015) "What Career Coaches can do for PhD Holders", University Affairs.

Polk, Jennifer (2014) "Next Steps after Your Postdoc or PhD - Non-Academic Careers", From PhD to Life.

Segran, Elizabeth (2014) "What Can You Do With a Humanities PhD, Anyway?", The Atlantic.

Tuhus-Dubrow, Rebecca (2015) "The Repurposed PhD: Finding Life After Academia - and Not Feeling Bad About It", The New York Times.

Telling Stories about your Research

Writing for the Public

Amsden, Jackie (2015) "How Grad Students can Effectively Tell their Research Story", University Affairs.

Clayton, Victoria (2015) "The Needless Complexity of Academic Writing", The Atlantic.

Michener, James A. (2015) Writer's Handbook: Explorations in Writing and Publishing. Penguin Random House.

Pinker, Steven (2014) The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century. Penguin Random House.

Pinker, Steven et al (2014) Why Academic Writing Stinks and How to Fix it. The Chronicle of Higher Education.

 

Speaking to the Public 

Kosslyn, Stephen M. (2007) Clear and to the Point: 8 Psychological Principles for Compelling PowerPoint Presentations. Oxford University Press.

Shaw, Claire (2013) "Public Speaking for Academics – 10 Tips", Guardian Higher Education Network.

Ulm, Susannae (2015) "How To Improve The Presentation Skills Of PhD Students", Next Scientist.

 

Academic Writing

Bolker, Joan (1998) Writing Your Dissertation in Fifteen Minutes a Day. Macmillan Publishers.

Eco, Umberto (2015) How to Write a Thesis. MIT Press.

Silvia, Paul J. (2009) How to Write a Lot: A Practical Guide to Productive Academic Writing. APA.

Sword, Helen (2012) Stylish Academic Writing. Harvard University Press.