Does the academic career path seem like a mystery? An unsolvable puzzle? Maybe you could use some insider insight as to how to make it all work? AABA has the webinar series for you: #Hackademics

Building off of the series recently published in the American Journal of Human Biology by our sister organization the Human Biology Association, in early 2022 AABA hosted a four-part webinar series of discussions by those same authors.

#Hackademics 1: Balancing Family, Drama, Fieldwork, AND Teaching?

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A conversation with:

Adam Johnson and Rebecca Lester, authors of Mental health in academia: Hacks for cultivating and sustaining wellbeing (doi: 10.1002/ajhb.23664)

Lisa Brazelton and Christopher Lynn, authors of Impacts of family and fieldwork on career/family balance among tenure-track and tenured anthropologists (doi: 10.1002/ajhb.23686)

Moderated by:

Sausage of Science podcast associate producer Delaney Glass

#Hackademics 2: On Mentoring and Un-Teaching in Anthropology

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A conversation with:

Marc Kissel and Susan Blum, authors of Let's talk teaching: Progressive pedagogy in anthropology courses (doi: 10.1002/ajhb.23706)

Cara Ocobock, Alexandra Niclou, Tisa Loewen, Kendall Arslanian, Rebecca Gibson, and Claudia Valeggia, authors of Demystifying mentorship: Tips for successfully navigating the mentor-mentee journey (doi: 10.1002/ajhb.23690)

Moderated by:

Sausage of Science podcast co-host Christopher Lynn and associate producer Delaney Glass

#Hackademics 3: The Cultureshocks of Coming Home and Communicating across Disciplines

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A conversation with:
Mallika SarmaTheresa Gildner, authors of There and back again: The biosocial dynamics of returning from the field (doi/10.1002/ajhb.23673)
Stephanie McClure & Anne Sebert Kuhlmann, authors of Practices of disciplinary symbiosis: (Re)blending theory and method, anthropology and public health (doi/10.1002/ajhb.23683)

Moderated by:

Sausage of Science podcast associate producer Delaney Glass and Sausage of Science co-host Christopher Lynn

#Hackademics 4: Sharing with the Public & Getting the Academy to Count It

Video coming soon!

A conversation with:

Marc Kissel, Lara Durgavich, and Katie Hinde, co-authors of Integrative approaches to dispersing science: A case study of March Mammal Madness (doi/10.1002/ajhb.23659)

Kim Tommy andJohn Hawks, co-authors of Strategizing public-facing work within an academic career (doi/10.1002/ajhb.23699)

Moderated by:

Sausage of Science podcast associate producer Delaney Glass and Sausage of Science co-host Christopher Lynn

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