Higher Education

, Volume 69, Issue 6, pp 1027–1030 | Cite as

Amanda Rockinson-Szapkiw and Lucinda Spaulding: Navigating the doctoral journey: a handbook of strategies for success

Rowman and Littlefield, Lanham, 2014, pp, 256
  • Cheri Canode Crook
Book Review


Navigating the Doctoral Journey: A Handbook of Strategies for Success (Rockinson-Szapkiw and Spaulding, 2014) offers current and potential graduate students and their professors vital guidelines and strategies for progressing through the doctoral journey. This book review will describe the contents of this new resources, as well as will point out some strengths and one weakness of this book. This text is both timely and practical and is a must read for doctoral students and their professors. Finally, given that the chapters were written by over 20 experts in their respective fields, the information presented is undoubtedly compelling.


Doctoral persistence Doctoral studies Ph.D. Ed.D. Graduate studies 


  1. Rockinson-Szapkiw, A. J., & Spaulding, L. S. (Eds.). (2014). Navigating the doctoral journey: A handbook of strategies for success. New York: Rowman and Littlefield.Google Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Liberty UniversityLynchburgUSA

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