Reading Time: 4 minutes When I first learned about the term emotional labor, it was like I’d just been given a key to unlock experiences I’d been having but didn’t have the words to describe. Did I then go on to misuse the term? I initially wrote about gender and emotional labor, defining the latter as “the set of […]
Reading Time: 4 minutes When discussing a woman’s response to nonconsensual sex, recall that it’s still defensible for men to kill a lover based on gay or trans identity.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Is intimacy inherently better when it doesn’t have a dollar amount attached to it? I don’t necessarily think that has to be the case.
Reading Time: 3 minutes It’s the 1st day of the spring semester! Well, at one of the universities I teach at, anyway. Here are 2 blog posts that inspire me to center the students.
Reading Time: 2 minutes It sucks to live in a state where expert advice, whether on our large HIV outbreak or opioid crisis, is ignored. Here’s an example that will hurt children.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Hey, I know, let’s hobble one of our nation’s most important research centers so that we can have zero idea which policies to promote moving forward!
Reading Time: 5 minutes How does one reintegrate into daily life after a whirlwind scholarly communication conference? Rather slowly, it turns out.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Blinky & Sal: cartoons for the scientific mind. Science is fun. I enjoy science. I think my favorite part of science was the way Carl Sagan said the word “humans.” Stay tuned for more ‘toons! [Yes, I know beavers don’t really eat trees in this manner. There’s a lot of wacky stuff in this cartoon. […]
Reading Time: 4 minutes Scholarly outreach is a major part of what I do, which is why the Scholarly Communication Institute is something I’m looking forward to this fall.
Reading Time: 3 minutes I work on boundaries, and I study shame… can and do they intersect? Sure. But that doesn’t mean they automatically do, or must.