Interdisciplinary. Intersectionality. Let’s face it: the “inters” are sexy. They sound great on paper and at dinner parties.
But here is another reality: Interdisciplinary work is often the stepchild of the academic world. Traditional academic fields exert a great deal of power because they are written into the fabric of institutional structures as departments, majors, graduate programs, fellowships, research assistantships, post- docs, professorships, journals, and publishing categories. If you aspire to breach these silos, be prepared for additional challenges.
Download important survival strategies as well as questions that you should be prepared to answer during your defense or viva.
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