Searching for Our Voices

As most allegorical tales of triumph conclude, mine began with passing through some imposing iron gates. Arriving at those austere and figurative portae to knowledge at Columbia University was a surreal experience on the afternoon of Sunday, February 16.

Reclaiming the Blank Page: Dr. Tressie McMillan Cottom’s writing strategies

In the time since my virtual defense in April, I've been returning to research and literature on pedagogy, writing studies, and the combination of the two—a field of study that I'm returning to after a long hiatus. It's been a pleasure to return to this work as I rethink my goals and values as a …

On Imposter Syndrome

Photo by eberhard grossgasteiger on Pexels.com As COVID-19 continues to disrupt our lives, I've frequently returned to Neil Gaiman's post about imposter syndrome that originally began making the rounds in 2017. Gaiman describes running into Neil Armstrong and having the following conversation: I was standing at the back of the hall, while a musical entertainment …