Episode 4: Careers in Academia

Episode 4 brings together two women academics from different generations, Jennifer Foote and Maryanne Doherty, to discuss their experiences navigating the world of academia. Both women are U of A Faculty of Education members. Jennifer serves as an Associate Professor and Maryanne as the Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs and Services.

Throughout the conversation, both women touch on their experiences in research with Maryanne discussing her work in sexual health and Jennifer discussing her background in speech language pathology. The conversation culminates in a revelation of the importance of basing one’s work in the community and ensuring that theory is informed by practice. While times may change, many research practices in research are tried and true.

The Shared Mic is produced by Age Friendly Edmonton.

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