You received a postdoc, which means that—depending on the postdoc—you have the rare opportunity to direct your energies towards your own research and writing without the responsibilities that come with being a faculty member and with (hopefully) more resources than you had as a graduate student. So, how do you make the most of your postdoc?
Author: Miya Carey
Miya Carey received her PhD from Rutgers University-New Brunswick in 2018 and is an assistant professor in history at Binghamton University. Carey's current book project examines the role of social organizations in the coming of age of black girls in twentieth-century Washington, D.C. Carey's publications include an article in Washington History that explores the relationship between Girl Scouting and the civil rights movement, and co-authored essays in Scarlet and Black Volumes 1 and 2. Most recently, she co-edited Scarlet and Black, Volume III: Making Black Lives Matter at Rutgers, 1945-2020.