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Positionality for Practitioners

Last week, I shared some ideas about extending researcher positionality beyond qualitative work and out across the entirety of social science research. In addition to the role of positionality in research, I've thought a lot about how we could use positionality for practitioners. Positionality isn’t simply a tool for researchers. Positionality...

Positionality in Social Science Research

My doctoral program in higher education at The University of Alabama had two built-in minors: social foundations of education, and educational research. In the social foundations minor, I was able to take a deep dive into issues related to diversity and social justice. in the educational research minor, I was...

Connecting with Others after Academic Failure

In this final post in this series, I address the role of connecting with others in my efforts to rebound from academic failure. Connecting Can Be Hard It isn't really a final step, but can be the most difficult for me. Even though I share a lot on this blog...

Determining My Purpose after Academic Failure

This is my fourth post in a series about rebounding from academic failure, where I determine my purpose. If you've read the previous posts (Post 1, Post 2, Post 3), you've probably noticed that there's a lot of overlap. Not only am I centering everything on three points of failure (job...

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