March 5, 1999
Academic Job Hunters Who Quit Too Easily
To the Editor:
I have to hand it to Victoria C. Olsen for having figured out a way to have her proverbial cake simultaneously with eating it and turning around to sell the story ("A Scholar Makes Peace With Academe," Opinion, January 22).
Olsen, who recently graduated from a well-heeled Ph.D. program in literature and who is affiliated with a research institute at the same private university, says she