Finding male allies in parenthood.

This last week has tested my strength and stress level.  I am loving the work I’m doing.  It is meaningful, I am appreciated by team members, my graduate students, my boss, and my big client sent a glowing review of my collaboration with his people this week. I’ve been working so hard on this university […]

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Sorry, kids, we’re those parents

My family is perhaps “stick in the mud” about tech despite being nerdy and internet-dependent.  My husband works for a tech company.  We’re kind of paranoid as parents because of his job.  He sees how the internet works and what can go wrong.  My experiences working with a nonprofit that addresses a number of important […]

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It’s All Political: Raising Kids without Indoctrination

As a political scientist, I know about political socialization.  People learn first from their families about political values.  Kids then talk to their peers in high school and college and learn more.  People may have formative experiences occur when we engage with people of different education levels, income brackets, and races/ethnicities.  This may also challenge […]

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