Last month, I attended the Sociologists
for Women in Society conference in Denver, CO. My colleagues and I gathered and
discussed the current conditions at our respective institutions. We discussed
racism, microaggressions, gender inequities in pay and workload distribution. We
vented, we raged, we continue … “Whe...
23 May, 2017
On Moving Past the White-Washed Academy
The first time I went on the job market I became acutely aware of the unique space faculty members of color inhabit within it. I had spent years preparing for that first tenure-track job; taken all the right classes, focused on publishing and followed the rules of networking. I h...