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Becoming An Advisor

If you have been keeping track, I’m now an assistant professor of sociology at Virginia Commonwealth University. I’m also a faculty associate at the Berkman Institute for Internet & Society. … Continue reading

September 16, 2015 · 2 Comments

Doing Sociology With New Sociologists

I suppose it is always a difficult time to teach sociology. The past few months have certainly been such a time. There seems to be a new video of police … Continue reading

June 25, 2015 · 3 Comments

Creating #Havoc at #VCUSOCY

It may surprise you to learn that I live a great deal of my life off-line. I know, I know, hear me out on this fantastical possibility. Recently, I’ve been … Continue reading

January 13, 2015 · 22 Comments

Different Bodies & Different Lives In Academia: Why The Rules Aren’t The Same For Everyone

Part of professionalization in academia involves learning the unpublished rules of how to act, engage, and be an academic. Almost all of us, at some point of our training, is … Continue reading

August 15, 2012 · 15 Comments