This post was contributed as part of our long-standing WOC Wednesday series. That series pre-dated our more recent #BLM Guest Post series. I continue to solicit guest posts for both series; payment is $150. Poetry/art and profanity is welcome. Due … [Read more...] about What Black Girls Do When Impostor Syndrome Peeks Through – WOC Guest Post
Yes, You Can: Women in Academia
Let me start by saying this will take a bit to unpack. It took a week’s worth of writing sessions (three times a day, so 15 sessions!) to sort it out. Where to start? My thinking… Last week, I was discussing healthy eating habits with … [Read more...] about Productivity: Work less. Listen More.
Katherine Pickering Antonova is an associate professor of history at Queens College, City University of New York. She is author of The Essential Guide to Writing History Essays (Oxford, 2020), The Consumer’s Guide to Information: How to Avoid Losing … [Read more...] about Work Will Not Save You – COVID19 Guest Post
Yet another woman client (this time a senior, tenured scholar) with a tenured offer from a famously wealthy and elite institution, was told by all of her mentors that she was "crazy" for wanting to negotiate the offer, and would risk "alienating … [Read more...] about “I Ran and Hid From My Computer” – Women and Negotiating Redux
Last week I put this article from the UK-based Independent on The Professor Is In FB page: "Four in Five Women Could Be Missing Out on Wages by Not Negotiating Pay When Applying for Jobs." Sure enough, the VERY first comment is from a (white) … [Read more...] about Women Are Punished For Negotiating?
Roxanne A. Donovan, PhD, is co-founder of WellAcademic, an organization that provides scholars, particularly women of color, with resources that enhance health, productivity, and connection. She is also Professor of Psychology and … [Read more...] about Six Ways To Create Sister Circles In Academe – WOC Guest Post
In today's post I talk about sexual harassment in the academy, the #MeTooPhD hashtag I created, and the Sexual Harassment in the Academy Crowdsource Survey that I launched two years ago that has 2500 entries. This post is prompted by my conversation … [Read more...] about Sexual Harassment in the Academy: What I Tell Reporters
Second installment in the new video blog post series! Please, please forgive me for the leaf blower in the background! I thought using earbuds would prevent it being heard, but... no. I even went peak #Karen before starting and asked them if they … [Read more...] about Do Less
I'm starting a new series of video posts this week! I hope you enjoy. I'm actively soliciting topics to address so please put them here in comments, or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org Here is the blog post I mention: A Good Little Girl, on the … [Read more...] about Don’t Be the Good Little Girl – Women and Service [New Video Post Series]
I am pleased to host this guest post by Professor Margaret M. Quinlan and Bethany L. Johnson, authors of a new book, You're Doing It Wrong! Mothering, Media, and Medical Expertise (Rutgers U Press, 2019). See below for additional info and links … [Read more...] about “Yes, We Will Revise that R&R”: Birthing and Writing in the “Publish-or-Perish” Paradigm – Guest Post