Teaching Statement

Teaching Statement Sociology opened up new worlds to me. The mundane world revealed its rich and layered structures demystifying its workings. I could uncover previously hidden social categories, discrimination, and bias. My goals for all teaching – whether it...

The unprotected adjunct

I found out a week or so again that because university enrollment is down, the sociology department is cutting back on it’s adjunct hours. Adjuncts like myself who typically teach 4 courses per year will now only be allowed to teach 1 course per year. This is a...

Catch up

Well, I just got home from a 14-day hospitalization. 1 day in the ER,and then 14 days in the hospital. It’s never convenient to take that much time off of work-I lost 3 consulting clients because I wasn’t able to communicate with them because I...

So it’s come to this

After much soul-searching, I have decided to make all my consulting clients sign a formal contract before I do work with them. Upwork already provides a contract, but I found that their contract was not sufficient. People were taking advantage of me. So I have a new...