Get To Know Versatile PhD

The Versatile PhD has a wealth of information for those pursuing graduate work in a variety of disciplines and is worth checking out if you're in academia as a student or professor, you're advising those working towards a graduate degree, or if you're consider graduate work. Check out the site!
The Versatile PhD has a wealth of information for those pursuing graduate work in a variety of disciplines and is worth checking out if you're in academia as a student or professor, you're advising those working towards a graduate degree, or if you're consider graduate work. Check out the site! [More]

Graduate Degree Job Survey: Debt and Earnings

How much debt might you have after graduate school and how much can you expect to earn with your degree? Karen Kelsey is conducting a survey that provides some insight.
How much debt might you have after graduate school and how much can you expect to earn with your degree? Karen Kelsey is conducting a survey that provides some insight. [More]

A Conversation with Dr. Sandy Goldberg on Getting a Job in Philosophy

In this engaging and informative podcast, we talk with Dr. Sandy Goldberg, chairman of the philosophy department at Northwestern University. The catalyst for our conversation was the Philosophy News placement reports and in this interview, we talk with Dr. Goldberg about how his university prepares students for the job market. We also talk about where philosophy as a discipline might be headed, and what the job market may look like in the future. [More]

Trending Topics and Words in Philosophy Dissertations

What are the hot topics of philosophical dissertations since 2000? Click here to find out which words are most common in these dissertation titles.
What are the hot topics of philosophical dissertations since 2000? Click here to find out which words are most common in these dissertation titles. [More]

How Long Is Placement Data Useful?

How long is placement data good for? How far back should students look to gain a sense of a school's placement record? Answer our survey and let us know what you think.
How long is placement data good for? How far back should students look to gain a sense of a school's placement record? Answer our survey and let us know what you think. [More]

Placement Report Highlighted in Top Higher Ed Web Mag

The response to Andrew Carson’s placement report has been phenomenal. The Chronicle of Higher Education picked up the buzz on the report and interviewed Andrew for their popular website and we couldn’t be more thrilled.
The response to Andrew Carson’s placement report has been phenomenal. The Chronicle of Higher Education picked up the buzz on the report and interviewed Andrew for their popular website and we couldn’t be more thrilled. [More]

Graduate School Placement Records: How The Report Was Made

This article contains the specifics of how I created the philosophy placement rankings. I describe the difficulties, the shortcomings, and the methods for creating the data set, and also how to move forward in creating a more accurate data set and analysis of graduate student placements in academic philosophy.
This article contains the specifics of how I created the philosophy placement rankings. I describe the difficulties, the shortcomings, and the methods for creating the data set, and also how to move forward in creating a more accurate data set and analysis of graduate student placements in academic philosophy. [More]

Graduate School Philosophy Placement Records In the US and CA: Will I Get a Job?

This article is a thorough analysis of the placement records of most leading philosophical programs. I analyze trends, create rankings, and discuss the issues surrounding and importance of placement records over the past 13 years. I also compare placement rankings with faculty rankings from The Leiter Report, discussing their relationship and how both are necessary for making an informed decision about where (and if) to study philosophy in graduate school. [More]