Reflections on Buttercup, Obi Wan, and Mr. Feenie
Buttercup, Obi Wan, and Mr. Feenie walk into a bar… I mean my class. Well… more accurately, they found their way onto my syllabus for Contemporary International Problems. I will be an instructor of record for Contemporary International Problems during the Fall B semester. While the course has to meet certain requirements due to its…
Why Fish Tank?
I decided to call this page Feminist Fish Tank. Yes, I am a feminist. Yes, I like fish. Plus, I am very much into alliteration. It is a bit more clever than just that though. A fish tank is an ecosystem with complex social relations and hierarchies in which the inhabitants are on constant display.…
The Process: Really Ugly Writing
I am in the stage of my PhD candidacy where I am expected to write and defend a dissertation proposal. This gatekeeper of a document serves several purposes, including serving as a sketch of what your project will do/be and showing that you have thought about how you will get answers to your questions and…