Some articles on academic career, academic, academics:
... Wheeler started his academic career at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1935 and in 1938 moved to Princeton University where he remained until 1976 ... Theoretical Physics at the University of Texas from 1976 to 1986, when he retired from academic work ... during World War II, Wheeler interrupted his academic career to participate in the development of the atomic bomb during the Manhattan Project, working ...
... of African languages and literature in 1956, as part of one of the first academic African studies programs established at a college in the United States ... Senegalese academics criticized Curtin's position, stating that he was guilty of "stealing their history" ...
Famous quotes containing the words career and/or academic:
“I doubt that I would have taken so many leaps in my own writing or been as clear about my feminist and political commitments if I had not been anointed as early as I was. Some major form of recognition seems to have to mark a womans career for her to be able to go out on a limb without having her credentials questioned.”
—Ruth Behar (b. 1956)
“Short of a wholesale reform of college athleticsa complete breakdown of the whole system that is now focused on money and powerthe womens programs are just as doomed as the mens are to move further and further away from the academic mission of their colleges.... We have to decide if thats the kind of success for womens sports that we want.”
—Christine H. B. Grant, U.S. university athletic director. As quoted in the Chronicle of Higher Education, p. A42 (May 12, 1993)