Harm

First, do no harm. I think about that phrase a lot. It’s part of the foundation of Western medicine. It’s part of the foundation of the Western academy. If you talk to me for any length of time you’ll find out that Feminist Standpoint Theory is my jam. I love it. I relate everything toContinue reading “Harm”

Manage Up

Let’s start with an uncomfortable truth: The overwhelming majority of PhD advisors are very bad at their job. This does not mean that they are bad people. Many, many of them are good people, good teachers, good scholars. And bad advisors. There are many reasons for this and the most mundane are the most powerful.Continue reading “Manage Up”