Tag: work life balance



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

April 21st, 2020

The Last Week of “Class”

This week is the last week of class. We’ve “zoomed” for the last three weeks. My paper is due on May 1 and then I’ve got to collect data this summer and decide on what classes to take next semester to graduate! Hooray! I decided when I had my wrangling with methods (math) not to pursue my PhD. I also