Topping the Curve

35: Professor Marissa Jackson Sow, Assistant Professor of Law at St. Johns University School of Law: The Process to Becoming a Professor

January 20, 2022 Sephora Grey Season 1 Episode 35
Topping the Curve
35: Professor Marissa Jackson Sow, Assistant Professor of Law at St. Johns University School of Law: The Process to Becoming a Professor
Show Notes

On this episode of Topping the Curve I interview Professor Marissa Jackson Sow, an Assistant professor of law at St. Johns University School of Law. 

Throughout this episode Professor Marissa Jackson Sow discusses her position as a professor and the process to becoming a professor. Topics include: 

  • The importance of having publications prior to getting a professorship
  • How Visiting Assistant Professorships can help with tenure track positions
  • The meat market and what is needed to apply to professor openings
  • Professor distinctions and rules about how certain law schools grant tenure 

Professor Sow goes into depth about all of the above and more! 

Explore past episodes here:
Clerkships: https://www.buzzsprout.com/1757233/9197463-19-janae-staicer-the-clerkship-process-applying-securing-and-starting-a-clerkship.mp3?download=true
Mentorship: https://www.buzzsprout.com/1757233/9398568-24-victoria-king-why-mentorship-is-important-for-your-career.mp3?download=true
State Supreme Court Judge: https://www.buzzsprout.com/1757233/9833638-33-justice-verda-colvin-georgia-supreme-court-justice.mp3?download=true

Feel free to keep up with Professor Sow here:
Twitter: @MarissaEsque

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Artist: Mello C,  Title: Pasikolu 

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