Dissertation Defense & Beyond

On Wednesday, I defended my dissertation, which is the final evaluation for the PhD. Good news: I passed! And I’m now done with the PhD. All that remains is filing my dissertation with the graduate school. It’s kind of a weird feeling to be done. I’ve been working on this thing for so long now, […]

The Geography of Veganism: Calling all Eaters!

If I’ve learned anything by being a geographer, it’s that place matters. The places we inhabit, visit, pass through, dream about — these are important to our experience of being grounded in the world. What we do, what we eat, how we live our politics, shape these places. When I started Serenity in the Storm, I added a “Seattle” […]

New Article Published at ‘Gender, Place & Culture’

Usually, I stick with the non-academic subjects on the blog, but occasionally I like to share the academic work I’m doing. In addition to working on the dissertation, I’ve also been working on some publishing projects: a few articles and two different edited book projects. Recently, an article of mine just came out at the feminist geography journal, […]

Why Geography?

Earlier this week, Melissa (of the lovely blog, Mending Creation) responded to the Academic Writing and Scholar-Activism post with a question about why I chose Geography as my field/discipline. I’ve been feeling particularly positive about Geography lately, so this is a good time to reflect on the choice to do work in this discipline. Bear with me; this is going to be […]