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Historical Reminiscents

Apr 4, 2019

In this episode I'm talking about conference and event codes of conduct, what they should include, what a good code looks like and why they are important.

I would love to hear about your experiences writing, using, or enforcing a code of conduct. Leave a comment or send me a message on Twitter.

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Mar 14, 2019

In this episode I discuss reimbursement culture, the unacknowledged costs of academic travel, and the burden of out of pocket travel.

I would love to hear about your experiences and suggestions for tackling reimbursement culture. Leave a comment or send me a message on Twitter.

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-Pamela L. Gay,...


Feb 22, 2019

I'm currently sitting on the Boards of Directors of two organizations I care about - the National Council on Public History and the Sault Ste. Marie City Museum.  I am still relatively new to both boards and I'm continuing to learn about board governance structures and procedures. In this episode I discuss the financial...


Feb 6, 2019

Conference season is quickly approaching for many Canadian academics and with all of this travel comes conversations about professional development. In this episode, I discuss the differences between professional development and professional learning.  I also tackle questions of ongoing career development, active...


Jan 24, 2019

Who else hates writing bios for things? In this episode, I talk about best practices for crafting effective bio statements and the challenges associated with describing your professional life succinctly.

I would love to hear your tricks for creating compelling bios. Leave a comment or send me a message on...