Excursions: Defending the Social Sciences

I’m a social scientist. Here I defend the social sciences and their inclusion in STEM, while breaking down why science is exciting in all forms.

Losing Your Data and Other Atrocities

One day long ago, I lost a USB flash drive on my way to class. A 20 page … Continue Reading

Lessons Learned in Therapy: Procrastination

I’ve been going to therapy a bit, and it’s helped me a lot. I want to share with you what I’ve learned on procrastination.

5 Strange Joys of a First Year Doctoral Student

Here are five things that I’m really digging about my first semester of doctoral studies…

Excursions: For Sale – IKEA Boxes, Never Opened

Adjusting to life hasn’t been easy, and a pack of IKEA boxes never hesitates to remind me.

On Being a High Achieving Fraud

Today I think about being a high achieving fraud and how in the hell to get myself to stop thinking that way.

Excursions: My Sister and Me

My sister visits me in Spain. The time we had changed us both.

Excursions: An Overabundance of Opportunities

Although I often mention my life in academia, there’s a lot I’ve been leaving out of our discussions … Continue Reading

Travel as an Academic

I consider myself an academic. That is, I like to do research and most of my adult life … Continue Reading

A Practice Run in Paris, France

Hey there! Bonjour! I haven’t been able to write a lot about my time in France because it … Continue Reading