Working Dad

I have a new piece in the Chronicle today on being a “working dad,” a phrase I intend to own and explicate a lot over the next year. It ends: Academic dads operate with the privilege of separating their home life from their work life in ways unavailable to women. We get to be silent … Continue ReadingWorking Dad

Sunday Football – Rethinking Masculinity

For people who follow sports, lately there’s been a wave of conversation about locker-room bullying and what it means. A player for the Miami Dolphins, Jonathan Martin, outed another player, Richie Incognito, as a bully. Threatening and insulting (racial slurs) voicemails were uncovered. In the initial wave, many critiqued Martin, the person bullied, for defying … Continue ReadingSunday Football – Rethinking Masculinity