Blog Posts


May 17, 2021

I am very happy to be back with my IASSIST colleagues this week at IASSIST 2021, even if it is virtual rather than in sunny Gothenburg, Sweden, as we had hoped to be last year. My own presentation on May 20 has been “flipped” so that there will be more time for interactive discussion during the live session. I am encouraging anyone with interest in the development of our graduate specialist program to view the slides and videos linked below. ... Read more …

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Personal Statement

April 18, 2021

The image above is a wordcloud based on the word frequency in the personal statement that I used for promotion—my career in feline form. I was inspired by my colleague Francesca Giannetti’s post about the personal statement she used for her !successful! tenure applicaton at Rutgers. In her post, she discusses the benefit to be gained from sharing one’s own articulation of how one has built a professional identity in a new area of services. ... Read more …

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