Academia, Parenting

Four reasons we didn’t move for an academic job

Years ago my mom told me a story about her mother-in-law (my grandmother) being aghast that she was not willing to blindly follow my father where his career may take him. Times have certainly changed. Generally, in academia there is one of each specialized position at a university (possibly more if you’re going R1, but that is a different post for…

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Academia

Jumping In

For years I’ve joked about starting a blog. While I certainly plan to discuss mothering, academia, couponing, and coffee, the primary motivation to begin this blog today is to improve my teaching. Sounds a little odd, but, since I teach PR/Marketing, the first hand experience of networking, affiliate marketing, and overall entrepreneurial aspects of running a blog will surely provide…

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