Skipping a Postdoc Isn’t Wrong

How a non-traditional career path kept me in science

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Although I haven’t worked in a research lab in over a decade, I’m still a scientist and work with research every day. I haven’t taught a class in several years, yet I’m still an educator, sharing knowledge every day. This is only possible because I chose a non-traditional career path — though it was mostly by accident.