Racial Justice in the United States Today

In Race and Racisms, we have focused on the history of the idea of race, the changing nature of racism, and various ideologies and institutions that perpetuate racism. Where do we [...]

By |September 18th, 2014|Latest|0 Comments

Why Daily Writing Leads to Productivity

I began developing my daily writing habit in December 2006 – over ten years ago! Since then, I have written almost every weekday, except for vacations, of course. And, I have written a ton. I also have published a lot.In 2006, when I began to write daily, I had two ...read more
By |October 25th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

How to Restart Your Writing Practice: A Few Ground Rules

Are you looking for a reset after a long year of teaching? Are you struggling to get back into your writing for the summer?Many academics are mentally, physically, and emotionally exhausted at the end of the academic year. So, the first step is to intentionally take some days off. At ...read more
By |May 31st, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

How Academic Parents Can Find Time to Exercise

A question that often comes up when I do campus workshops on work/life balance is how and when busy academic parents can find time to exercise. As we get older, it becomes increasingly important for us to exercise in order to stay healthy and keep our stress levels in check. ...read more
By |April 8th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Getting the Most out of Academic Travel: The Ideal Work Trip

Several years ago, I wrote a blog post about my "ideal day," inspired by Barbara Sher's book, Wishcraft. I think of this exercise often, although my ideal day has shifted a bit since 2011, as I have gained clarity on what I want and need, and what makes me happy.During ...read more
By |February 13th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Have a Little Fun with Semester Planning

Are you ready for the semester yet? Sorry if that question provoked a panic attack, but I am sure I am not the first one to ask you. I know I have been asked at least a dozen times this month.Preparing for the semester is rarely fun, and academics seldom ...read more
By |August 13th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Mini-Retreats: Writing Blissfully During Busy Times

I began my summer with a fabulous writing retreat with 21 other women in Bali. During that week of bliss, we woke up each morning, had a healthy and delicious breakfast, meditated, and then wrote until lunch. In the afternoons, we shared work with the brilliant participants, and then went ...read more
By |August 6th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments