Leonard Cassuto

Leonard Cassuto, a professor of English at Fordham University, teaches and writes about American literature and culture. Cassuto studies the place of higher education in the United States. He writes a monthly column for The Chronicle of Higher Education called “The Graduate Adviser.”

Graduate Students Need PhDs that Resonate Outside of Academia

In ‘The New PhD: How to Build a Better Graduate Education,’ Loenard Cassuto and Robert Weisbuch argue that graduate programs aren’t preparing doctoral students for the jobs they’ll likely have outside college classrooms or laboratories.

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