Under Review

“Under Review: Rethinking Humanities Graduate Education” is a podcast produced and hosted by two PhD students in the humanities, June and Lauren. Putting graduate education under review, we believe that PhD professionalization should include openness to a variety of careers and that discussions of career diversity must be embedded in larger discussions of contingency, educational…

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Simon Abramowitsch

Simon Abramowitsch UC Davis, 2018 PhD English, DE African American Studies Current Title Instructor, Chabot College Previous Title None, straight from graduate school Salary Above $100K, It’s union-negotiated and public info 🙂       What is your job/position, in one sentence? I teach writing and literature at a California community college. which means supporting…

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Giulia Hoffmann

Giulia Hoffmann UC Riverside, 2014 English Current Title Senior Associate Director, Career Center, UC San Diego Previous Title Associate Director, Career Center, UC San Diego Salary $78,000     What is your job/position, in one sentence? I oversee a team of career advisors and industry engagement specialists in the Career Center, and as well as…

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Jeanelle Horcasitas

Jeanelle Horcasitas UC San Diego, 2020 Literature/Cultural Studies Current Title Associate Developer Educator at DigitalOcean Previous Title Program Manager for Career & Postdoctoral Services at Scripps Research Salary $60,000-$80,000     What is your job/position, in one sentence? As a developer educator I write, research, and perform technical tests on topics in cloud computing, open…

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Christina Green

Christina E. Green UC San Diego, 2018 Ethnic Studies Current Title Senior Program Manager at Women Employed Previous Title College-Persistence Magis Program Assistant Manager at Chicago Jesuit Academy Salary $60,000     What is your job/position, in one sentence? I am working with 10 Illinois community colleges on a project to reform English and math…

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Beth Greene

Beth Greene UC Los Angeles, 2013 History Current Title Director of Communications Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education Previous Title Research Communications and Projects Manager University of California Humanities Research Institute Salary $153,737     What is your job/position, in one sentence? I run multiple initiatives related to agency operations—and occasionally do some…

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Kelly Anne Brown

Kelly Anne Brown UC Santa Cruz, 2011 Literature Current Title Associate Director, UCHRI Previous Title Research Programs Manager, UCHRI Salary $110,000     What is your job/position, in one sentence? I read and write lots of emails, oversee giving away lots of research money, think big about systemwide and international humanities research programs, and then…

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Humanists@Work UC PhD Alumni Focus Groups

UCHRI and Humanists@Work is a partner in the UC consortium of universities who received an Understanding PhD Career Pathways for Program Improvement grant from the Council of Graduate Schools. Currently, all 10 campuses of the UC system and the UC Office of the President are engaged in surveying UC PhDs at work in the world.…

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Theorizing Our Moment

At our Humanists@Work San Diego workshop, participants were invited to answer some questions posted around the room, either by making a sign and snapping a polaroid with it, or by using large sticky notes and construction paper.

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