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Mid-Twentieth Century Blues. Chapter Six. The Students

Once Inspiring, Students Became a Downdraft! Teaching was an artform for me.  Early in my career, I gave up opportunities to advance to administrative positions because I loved being in the classroom.  Student discussions were vibrant.  Cracking open a window to other cultures … Continue reading

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Mid-Twentieth Century Blues. Chapter Four. Part Two!

A Bag of Nails and a Hammer Prelude Retirement gives you time to think.  As I look back upon the bureaucrats and professors who were essentially my enemies, I wonder if they were threatened by Religious Studies?  So many on … Continue reading

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Mid-Twentieth Century Blues. Chapter Four, Part One.

Inescapable Institutional Violence   “For the beauty of strong courageous women is ugly by misogynist standards of “beauty.”      Mary Daly  Prelude Sometimes you get caught up in a cause or a battle and you cannot step away from … Continue reading

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Students Were Afraid to Learn About Other Religions!

The Classroom Became a War Zone! Excerpt from Final Exam Jihad.  An Opportunity for Loneliness.  “You and Me” We started together, you and me.  We were new on campus.  We found new friends and faced new challenges.  Some of us … Continue reading

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Violence as an Agent of Change

“When War Broke out in Heaven…” Violence is Local Terror and violence permeates our lives these days.  It is on the news, in games, in television shows and movies, on the streets and in our living rooms.  Every nine seconds … Continue reading

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How to Kill a Professor!

A Friend of Mine Passed Away the Other Day Darlene (not her real name) was from Malaysia.  She had made her way to Australia where she worked to obtain her Ph.D. in Computer Information Systems.  When she passed, she was … Continue reading

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Misogynists in the President’s Office

Misogynist Politics Take Down Strong and Competent Female Leaders There are a lot of stories to tell on this subject. The recent public issues with misogynism in the video-gaming industry are just the tip of the iceberg.   In my career … Continue reading

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Colonialism and Ethnocentrism in Higher Education

Bureaucrats Discriminate Against Faculty who are US Citizens This post will address three issues that involve faculty from countries other than the United States. Bureaucrats replace faculty who are American citizens with foreign nationals as a way of saving money … Continue reading

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Coping with Sexist Politics in the Academy

Sexist Politics Permeate Higher Education In my last blog I summarized some of the sexist politics I faced in my career.  So many people have asked me, “Why did you stay?  When the heat was on and you were crying … Continue reading

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Sexist Politics in the Academy

Females are Bullied, Marginalized, and Devalued in the Academy At my former institutions sexist politics was the name of the game for the males– both bureaucrats and faculty –on campus.  It took many forms and often it was very effective … Continue reading

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