The Constant Evaluation of Self

These days, I tend to write all my blog posts at once and schedule them to publish daily Monday through Thursday. It’s a model that works, though it also means that I’m writing in advance of certain life events. Perhaps, since I’ve written this post on a Sunday, things will look differently from a Thursday…

A Qualitative Space Cadet

Although I no longer consider myself to be deeply inured in the academic system, there are still days where I spend a lot of time thinking about the nature of research and the processes which go into interpreting and communicating the world around us. My graduate days, after all, are still relatively close behind me….

Viewpoint: Be Your Own Mentor (?)

Somewhat by accident, the issue of mentorship, sponsorship, and counselling has become my viewpoint topic for this week’s blogging efforts. For, immediately after writing my blog post of yesterday, I discovered an article in Parade entitled “Who Says You Need a Mentor? Be Your Own“, and I thought this contentious issue could benefit from some…