Academics Anonymous: ‘Why are you doing a PhD at your age?

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¬†Older PhD students rarely get the chance to teach. Photograph: Garry Weaser for the Guardian At virtually every conference I’ve attended as a doctoral candidate, I’ve noticed a similar reaction whenever I strike up a conversation with my fellow students. They exude a faint, but perceptible air of deference. Sadly, this is not in recognition of my academic brilliance, but […]

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