Commentary: Academia: A Poetic Memoir

  • Laurel Richardson The Ohio State University
Keywords: academia, poetry, postion


A sociological maxim is that one sees from a particular position. As my position in academia changed, I saw differently. In this piece, I offer brief descriptions of my experience in four positions—Untenured Professor, Tenured Associate Professor, Full Professor and Professor Emeritus—and illustrate those with poems written during each of those positions.

How to Cite
RichardsonL. (2010). Commentary: Academia: A Poetic Memoir. LEARNing Landscapes, 4(1), 51-57.