Helping you communicate
your strengths and vision
Christopher L. Caterine
Chris develops clear, concise, and compelling messages so individuals and organizations can present their strengths and vision more effectively. His book, Leaving Academia: A Practical Guide, will be released Fall 2020 by Princeton University Press.
Education and work led Chris from his birthplace in New England to the river-bend of New Orleans. He currently lives there with his wife Mallory, their son Caleb, and their cat Li’l Easy.
- Career coach for professionals leaving academia
- Proposal writer for a global consulting firm, specializing in strategic opportunities
- Board director for the Nyansa Classical Community, an educational non-profit
- Visiting Assistant Professor of Classical Studies at Tulane University
- Chair of the Contingent Faculty Committee for the Society for Classical Studies
- Alumni admissions interviewer for Georgetown University
Coming Fall 2020 from Princeton University Press.
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Inside Higher Education
Point of view on how the COVID-19 crisis stands to drive more PhDs from academia than any event in living memory, and where they can go for help
Beyond the Professoriate Blog
Discussion of how your core desires won’t change just because you’re leaving academia for a new career.
Article on Lucan’s Cato and the reader of the Bellum Civile. My only regret is starting with the word “Despite.”
Bring the possibilities of what your students can do with their PhD to life. I’m available to speak about leaving academia in dedicated talks, for networking round tables, and on conference panels.
Accelerate your path to a new career with personalized advice and check-ins for added accountability. Billing is hourly, with discounts when you commit to five or more sessions.
Cement learning from short courses with practical exercises. Available to facilitate sessions on networking, translating CVs to résumés, building supportive departments, and teaching transferable skills in graduate seminars.
Chris has spoken in a number of public forums to advocate for academics pursuing more diverse career outcomes. Select engagements include:
- Speaker, Beyond the Professoriate Online Career Conference. Panel on exploring work outside the academy.
- Facilitator, Supporting diverse career outcomes. Workshop for the chairs of graduate programs at the Society for Classical Studies annual meeting.
- Featured Professional, PhD Matters Speed Networking. Rotating sessions for graduate students and early career academics to network with professionals in other industries.
Connect with Chris on social media or through the contact form.