Tag: work life balance



October 6th, 2020

Follow the Science

I believe common sense is a better indicator of what a leader should do, than science. Let me be clear, I follow the science. I am a political scientist and I live with a chemist/physician and have raised an IT professional, engineer and researcher. So I love science, but science is always changing because we learn things. The purpose of

September 8th, 2020

Back in Class

I’m in my final two semesters till I graduate. I have made a lot of changes. First, I was planning to do a PhD, but honestly, once I got into it, I wasn’t sure I would live long enough to finish. Thankfully, the new Dean of SPIA, Matthew Auer, said, “Martha, you have a practical PhD, you could just do

July 15th, 2020

How This Fall Helps My Research

It’s been a pretty crazy summer, but I have plans! I looked at the cancel culture here. But, I’m encouraged! I am doing my research on women’s electoral success in the GOP. I am a Republican woman and I want to see more of us elected. However, while Democrat women have made strides, GOP women are still lagging behind. I