“Given the ELI experience, I continue to realize the incredible power of respecting each person’s point of view and leveraging individual strengths and skill sets to achieve a common goal. I also understand the importance of constantly striving to enhance self-awareness to my disciplinary, behavioral and cultural dispositions."
"We often talk about being 'entrepreneurial' in your career, but that doesn't mean you have to start a business. For Ph.D. students, being entrepreneurial is much more about being open-minded and being deliberate about building relationships with people."
In a political climate that has recently included North Carolina’s HB2 and discussions of the policy implications of Title IX, how can instructors cultivate a respectful and inclusive classroom environment?
"... whether you go on to become a professor or pursue another professional career, there’s a crucial skill that tends to be underappreciated and underdeveloped: the ability to say “no” in a professional setting and to do so comfortably, clearly, and in a way that makes it clear that the decision is based on objective criteria and isn’t personal."