Tag: higher education

10 – Alden Jones and Beth Bukoski – The Socialization of Queer and Trans Graduate Students

10 – Alden Jones and Beth Bukoski – The Socialization of Queer and Trans Graduate Students

Ph.D. student Alden Jones and Clinical Assistant Professor Beth Bukoski join Talking Eds to discuss the socialization experiences of queer and trans graduate students. They also discuss the impact of Austin being perceived as an LGBTQ friendly city on graduate students’ school choice.

8 – Beth Bukoski – Navigating Careers in Academia

8 – Beth Bukoski – Navigating Careers in Academia

Clinical Assistant Professor Beth Bukoski joins Talking Eds to discuss options for professors who do not take tenure-track positions at higher education institutions. They also talk about the differences between teaching and research professors, and how getting fired isn’t necessarily the end of the world.

6 – Improving Accessibility In The College Application Process with Z. W. Taylor

6 – Improving Accessibility In The College Application Process with Z. W. Taylor

Host Jack Weisberger is joined this week by Educational Leadership and Policy Ph.D. student Z. W. Taylor. At The University of Texas at Austin’s College of Education, Taylor examines accessibility in the college application process. In this episode, he talks about his own application process and the series of small events that ultimately brought him to where he his today. He also details an encounter in which he helped a Hmong student navigate the application process, and the barriers he faced.

5 – Danielle Thoma

5 – Danielle Thoma

Assistant Director of Recruitment, Outreach, and Communication Danielle Thoma joins Talking Eds this week. She shares her experience as a first-generation college student, and how she balances working in higher education, graduate school, and starting a family.