Remembering the Joy of the Doctoral Journey

It's fall of 2005, and I sat around my grandmother's kitchen table with two of my aunts. The kitchen table is where my family normally engages in conversation by telling jokes, sharing stories, or giving their opinion on current news, especially when we haven't seen each other for some time. Unlike other kitchen table talks where the... Continue Reading →

The Nonexistent Separation Between the Personal and the Professional

I didn't always start off as a person that desires to make connections between my scholarship and my personal experiences. It just kept coming up. My personal life made cameos while obtaining my B.A. in English and again when getting my M.S. in child development. Now, it's showing up as I work towards completing my Ph.D.... Continue Reading →

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