Found 123 articles

  • Award‐Winning Scholar Shines a Light on Her Homeland

    • Sep 10, 2019
    • Lois Elfman
    Born in the Republic of Cabo Verde (Cape Verde) on the coast of West Africa, Dr. Terza A. Silva Lima‐Neves brings a transnational perspective to ac...
  • The Continued Importance of Women's Resource Centers

    • Sep 10, 2019
    • Sam Saucier
    Women's Resource Centers (WRCs) have been an important piece of feminist history in the United States since the first ones opened on college campus...
  • A Classroom Not My Own

    • Jul 31, 2019
    • Kelly J. Baker
    I'm standing in front of a classroom that's not mine. It's June in Florida. The temperature outside is supposed to be in the 80s, but when you step...
  • Swapping Monographs for Trade Books

    • Jul 31, 2019
    • Katie Guest Pryal
    Have you ever wanted to write a book? If you're an academic and you want to write a book, do you feel like your only choice is to write a scholarly...
  • Enhancing the Experience of Community College Students

    • Jul 31, 2019
    • Lois Elfman
    Dr. Christine Mangino , provost and VP for academic affairs at Eugenio Maria de Hostos Community College of the City University of New York (CUNY),...
  • A World Not Made for Us

    • Jul 3, 2019
    • Kelly J. Baker
    There have been a few articles over the last couple months that captured my attention, but not in a reassuring way. These articles all revolve arou...
  • Teaching Inclusion in the #MeToo Era

    • Jul 3, 2019
    • Donelle Dreese
    Across the span of 22 years in higher education, I've taught a variety of different English courses that feature readings by white women and women ...
  • A New Study Examines the Status of Women in the Music Industry

    • Jul 3, 2019
    • Mary Lou Santovec
    Beyoncé, Lady Gaga and Cardi B are just a few of the visible stars in the firmament of the music industry. But there are thousands of other women i...
  • There Are No Bears

    • May 31, 2019
    • Kelly J. Baker
    When I was in graduate school (and later as a junior scholar and writer), I was absolutely terrified to send out my work for review or editorial ap...
  • Don't Let Trolls Set Your Boundaries

    • May 31, 2019
    • Katie Guest Pryal
    Recently, at precisely 6:10 p.m. on a weekday, I opened Twitter and flipped over to my troll‐trapper. “Troll‐trapper” is the word I use to refer to...
  • Kinloch Works to Propel Equity in Education

    • May 31, 2019
    • Lois Elfman
    When Dr. Valerie Kinloch became the Renée and Richard Goldman Dean of the University of Pittsburgh School of Education PA in July 2017, she made hi...
  • Coming to Terms With Mental Illness

    • Apr 30, 2019
    • Kelly J. Baker
    Over a year ago, I was sitting in my primary care doctor's office, trying to not freak out and failing miserably. I had fought for the appointment ...
  • Feminist Wire Books Aim to Change the World

    • Apr 30, 2019
    • Doris Green
    The tide is turning, thanks in part to The Feminist Wire (TFW) Book Series, which recently released its first two volumes. The series, a collaborat...
  • Massive Admissions Cheating Scandal Draws National Attention

    • Apr 30, 2019
    • Lois Elfman
    In mid‐March, indictments were handed down to 50 people involved in a far‐reaching college admissions scam. According to the U.S. Attorney's Office...
  • Learning How to Not Give a Fox

    • Apr 2, 2019
    • Kelly J. Baker
    In January, I decided to implement a few personal policies, not resolutions, for 2019. The first principle—as all of you might remember from my Jan...
  • Writing About Surviving and Being an Expert on Sexual Assault

    • Apr 2, 2019
    • Katie Guest Pryal
    For over 10 years, I was a professor of writing and law. I'm now a professional writer who writes, a lot, about the law—especially the law of sexua...
  • New Book Places African‐American Midwives in U.S. History

    • Apr 2, 2019
    • Lois Elfman
    When Jenny M. Luke was studying for a master's degree in history, she decided to explore a subject that had intrigued her when she first came to th...
  • Navigating (or Not) the Tightrope

    • Mar 1, 2019
    • Kelly J. Baker
    Over a month ago, I was speaking to a colleague about a scholarly organization for which we have both volunteered our effort and time. For years, s...
  • Finding Fulfilling Work With Beyond the Professoriate

    • Mar 1, 2019
    • Karen Ray Costa
    Dr. Jennifer Polk, the co‐founder of Beyond the Professoriate, a company that provides career advice and support services to PhDs, wasn't always cl...
  • Pratt‐Clarke Creates Sustainable Institutional Transformation

    • Mar 1, 2019
    • Lois Elfman
    As Bennett College NC, a historically black women's college, faced the threat of losing its accreditation, Dr. Menah Pratt‐Clarke , VP for strategi...