Six Ways To Create Sister Circles In Academe – WOC Guest Post

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 Interdisciplinary Studies at Kennesaw State University and a … Continue reading

Don’t Be the Good Little Girl – Women and Service [New Video Post Series]

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 gettenure@gmail.com Here is the blog post I mention: A … Continue reading

“Yes, We Will Revise that R&R”: Birthing and Writing in the “Publish-or-Perish” Paradigm – Guest Post

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 … Continue reading

Enough is Enough

Let’s talk about scarcity.  In particular, scarcity that is fed by shame and and comparison and results in disengagement — specifically not submitting work. Today’s post draws from the work of Brené Brown. Quick aside: If you have not read … Continue reading

The Art of Facing Criticism

Let’s talk about criticism, in particular criticism of our academic work. Criticism that challenges our methods, our arguments, our conclusions. Criticism that we personalize even though it’s not about us. Criticism that stings. But before we get into how to … Continue reading

“You Don’t Belong” and Other Myths WOC Ph.Ds Believe – WOC Guest Post

I am delighted to offer another guest post in my series of contributed posts by black women and other women of color. If you’d like to submit a post or an idea for a post for consideration, email me at … Continue reading

How To Get Your Department to Pay for Productivity Support

This is part of a previous post on how to get your department to fund your participation in Unstuck: The Art of Productivity and The Art of the Academic Article, but you can use it to ask for any kind … Continue reading

The Power of Writing Groups for Women of Color – WOC Guest Post

~I am delighted to offer another guest post in my series of contributed posts by black women and other women of color. If you’d like to submit a post or an idea for a post for consideration, email me at … Continue reading