Category Archives: popular press

The difference one year makes: reflecting on Newtown

I keep a journal of what happens to me every day. Beginning on October 8, 2011, every night I have logged what’s happening in my life on the pages of my little blue journal. After two years of journaling, I’ve amassed … Continue reading

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Is it possible to have status in academe without tenure?

This past year, I served as a “Visiting Lecturer” at a private, liberal arts college and this coming year, I’ll be a “Visiting Assistant Professor”.  I used to think “visiting” sounded really distinctive, like your talents were so specialized that … Continue reading

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Call me crazy

This post will not win me any friends, but I know that my reflections on Mama, PhD published last week resonated with others based on the support and feedback I’ve received from friends, colleagues and readers (including one of the … Continue reading

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