Adesola Akinleye is an artist-scholar. She began her career as a dancer with Dance Theatre of Harlem, later establishing her own company DancingStrong. Adesola is a Senior Lecturer at Middlesex University. Her choreographic work has been performed in Europe, the Caribbean and North America.
You alerted this frog that he had been boiled, as it were. It may not be apparent on this site, but if you are struggling with a desire to get out of academia, I support you, and will help you with that.
I know why you want to leave. Would blind people ever climb Everest if they accepted that? Achieving financial, emotional AND intellectual well being in academia is somewhat akin to climbing Everest blind. It is damned hard to the point of being, frankly, impossible for many. And this is not your fault.
Graduate Student debt is astronomical. The payscale for assistant professors is shameful. And the culture of higher ed is increasingly soulless. Do you have adequate funds? If not, do you know where to find them?
Do you have a backup plan? Do you know the dangers? Are you in fit condition? Have you spoken to others who have done it? Do they encourage you? Academic careers are the same. What starts out as an inspired quest for new knowledge and social impact can devolve into endless days in an airless room, broke, in debt, staring at a computer, exploited by departments, dismissed by professors, ignored by colleagues, disrespected by students.
It is ok to make another choice. There is life outside of academia. But academia is a kind of cult, and deviation from the normative values of the group is not permitted or accepted within its walls.
Making the decision to leave involves confronting that judgment, working through it, and coming out the other side. It is long and hard and involves confronting profound shame. I went through this. So, go if it is what you truly want, and blessings upon your head. Quit if it is what you truly want, and blessings upon your head.
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