In this chapter, the authors explore the concept of identity and how it is linked to agency. The authors also examine the influences of institutional affordances on the construction of academic identity and sense of agency. Through their discussion, the authors highlight the key benefit of proactively reflecting on personal experiences during doctoral training: it allows students to develop a better sense of who they are and how they fit in academia.
|Title of host publication||Wellbeing in Doctoral Education|
|Subtitle of host publication||Insights and Guidance from the Student Experience|
|Editors||Lynette Pretorius, Luke Macaulay, Basil Cahusac de Caux|
|Place of Publication||Singapore Singapore|
|Number of pages||9|
|Publication status||Published - 11 Sep 2019|
Hoang, C. H., & Pretorius, L. (2019). Identity and agency as academics: navigating academia as a doctoral student. In L. Pretorius, L. Macaulay, & B. Cahusac de Caux (Eds.), Wellbeing in Doctoral Education: Insights and Guidance from the Student Experience (1st ed., pp. 143-151). Singapore Singapore: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-9302-0_12