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Alive After Academia: Post-Career Reflections of Social Work Educators

Spencer J. Zeiger


Social work educators have lived through unique experiences and possess knowledge of lifespan development, which may enable them to navigate the vicissitudes of aging and envision a rich life beyond the traditional limits of a career. This book explores what becomes of these professionals after they depart from the academy and what trials, tribulations, and adventures await them. What can today’s social work educators learn from veterans who are either approaching or have transitioned to life after academia? Grounded in 39 in-depth interviews, study participants tell engaging and inspirational ... More

Keywords: careers, social work educators, retirement, academia, post-academic life

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780190068189
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: July 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190068189.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Spencer J. Zeiger, author
Retired Professor