What To Do When You Teach at 8:30AM (and Donald Trump just won the Presidency)

Privilege: Going to my classroom to teach today and knowing that my students would not greet me with glee, or celebration. Challenge: Going to my classroom to teach today and knowing that my students would not greet me with glee, or celebration. It felt like I was going to be the one to walk into … Continue reading What To Do When You Teach at 8:30AM (and Donald Trump just won the Presidency)

Why I Walked to Moscow, Idaho & Why it has Nothing to Do with My Carbon Footprint

The Pullman airport is six miles from the city of Moscow, Idaho, and it takes me just under two hours to walk it.  A taxicab running trips between the airport and town passes me five times, back and forth, and I use the time between our encounters to gauge how far from town I must … Continue reading Why I Walked to Moscow, Idaho & Why it has Nothing to Do with My Carbon Footprint

Review: The Extreme Life of the Sea, Stephen R. Palumbi and Anthony R. Palumbi (2014)

Palumbi, Stephen R. and Anthony R. Palumbi, The Extreme Life of the Sea. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2014. Hardcover. $27.95 (US). Recently, I've been looking at the interstices between science and literature (and the humanities and social sciences at large). The Extreme Life of the Sea was written in partnership between marine scientist Stephen R. … Continue reading Review: The Extreme Life of the Sea, Stephen R. Palumbi and Anthony R. Palumbi (2014)