Preparing the Next Generation of Faculty: Graduate School as Socialization to the Academic Career

  title={Preparing the Next Generation of Faculty: Graduate School as Socialization to the Academic Career},
  author={A. Austin},
  journal={The Journal of Higher Education},
  pages={122 - 94}
  • A. Austin
  • Published 2002
  • Sociology
  • The Journal of Higher Education
  • Based on a four-year, qualitative study of graduate students, the article discusses graduate student development, students' perceptions of the academic career, and graduate students' suggestions for improving graduate socialization experiences. The article concludes with recommendations and policy questions for faculty advisors, chairpersons, teaching assistant supervisors, and graduate deans. 
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