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Saturday, March 3, 2012

Tanya Gets Tenure

It's official now. Tanya, the author of the Get a Life PhD blog, has been awarded tenure, passing the last step in the process, as I learned from Facebook late last night. No surprise here, since she has recently published three books.

If you want to take advice about getting your writing done, you would do well to listen to people who have actually done it in the face of the obstacles presented by life itself. I have been doing a grueling commute to St Louis to see my family on the weekends, for over 15 years. Tanya has a busy family life with her children. Yet we are among the most productive scholars at KU.

5 comments:

Tanya Golash-Boza said...

Thanks, Jonathan! It is an important step and I look forward to finding out if all the rumors I hear about the "other side" are really true!

Clarissa said...

Congratulations, Tanya! Your blog is one of the most helpful resources I have found for academics who want to have a productive research career.

Tanya Golash-Boza said...

Thanks, Clarissa! Your blog is provocative. I admire your honesty.

Thomas said...

Congratulations! It's always good to see someone who's leading by example succeed.

Tanya Golash-Boza said...

Thanks, Thomas!