OT: survey of the academics

David Bergdahl dlbrgdhl at GMAIL.COM
Thu Jan 4 01:21:20 UTC 2007

On 1/3/07, Bethany K. Dumas <dumasb at utkux.utcc.utk.edu> wrote:
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> So which is <terminal>?

I'd say (depending on the job applied for--the only place the question comes
up--) the terminal degrees are
Ph.D. English (concentration in Lx) and J.D.  If you're working as an
academic, the PhD, as a lawyer, the JD

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