Trouble with your lit review? Try the “Daisy” diagram.

I hate doing literature reviews. I always feel I have not read enough. I worry that what I write will be ‘wrong’ because I have missed some vital piece of literature. These feelings never seem to entirely go away, even though I have been publishing papers for over a decade. I can certainly relate to […] … Continue reading Trouble with your lit review? Try the “Daisy” diagram.

Study on call backs for law internship shows gender & class bias

A new study on law school internship hiring has yielded interesting and dismaying results regarding the influence of both social class and gender on hiring. A c.v. study found that call back rates for men track class indicators, with men having c.v.s indicating lower class origins markedly disfavored relative to men with markers for higher […] … Continue reading Study on call backs for law internship shows gender & class bias

Professormex, The Nerds of Color, on “Elysium and the 1%”

Professormex notes: "..while Elysium whitewashes the main character, it’s important to note the character is (supposed to be) a person of color, and, at least in theory3, is ultimately in reclaiming paradigm shift.” There is so much to consider in this analysis of Elysium. I think that it's important that the protagonist died (in the … Continue reading Professormex, The Nerds of Color, on “Elysium and the 1%”