Tara Kuther, Ph.D.

  • Has authored over a dozen books on professional development issues for students, including "Surviving Graduate School in Psychology: A Pocket Mentor"
  • Professor of psychology at Western Connecticut State University
  • Has also taught at Lehman College, City University of New York, Iona College, Fordham University, and Teachers College, Columbia University

Experience

Tara Kuther is a former writer for ThoughtCo, contributing articles on professional development for 15 years. She is a professor of psychology at Western Connecticut State University, where she has taught since 1996. She previously taught at the undergraduate and graduate level at Lehman College, City University of New York, Iona College, Fordham University, and Teachers College, Columbia University. She has written over a dozen books, many addressing professional development issues for college students, including "Surviving Graduate School in Psychology: A Pocket Mentor." She is also a co-editor of "Life After Graduate School in Psychology: Insiders Advice from New Psychologists." 

Education

  • Master’s degree in developmental psychology from Fordham University
  • Doctorate in developmental psychology from Fordham University

Awards and Publications

 

ThoughtCo and Dotdash

ThoughtCo is a premier reference site focusing on expert-created education content. We are one of the top-10 information sites in the world as rated by comScore, a leading Internet measurement company. Every month, more than 13 million readers seek answers to their questions on ThoughtCo.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population monthly. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone, and recently Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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