Contemplating the tensions between scholarship and activism

Whilst many people would argue that there aren’t unsolvable tensions between scholarship and activism I’ve sometimes found that there are tensions. It’s something that I’ve been thinking about regarding future career options and directions. I was also stimulated to revisit this line of thought by a fascinating talk given by the social psychologist Jonathan Haidt … [Read more…]

Personal transitions and future blogging

I’m going through a period of change at the moment and the focus of this blog is likely to change as a consequence. I’ve begun to contemplate post-PhD life, other things I might write, but, overall, pragmatic issues like future employment are at the front of my mind (my current role at Swinburne University ends … [Read more…]