Blog Posts

  • The Daily Tea Podcast: Episode 1

    (Disclaimer: This episode is created in practice of a concept I would like to pursue in the near future.) Sarah and Rachel discuss the concept of home and hybridity while sharing their experiences traveling and living in different parts of the world. Rachel Martin is a PhD student in Literature and Criticism at Indiana University […]

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  • Statement Regarding AI

    (This is placed in my syllabi) The use of Artificial Intelligence writing tools are prohibited within this classroom and is considered an act of plagiarism. Any use of AI tools to complete work in this class will be considered a violation of the institution’s Academic Honesty policy and Student Conduct Code. Using unauthorized AI tools […]

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  • Statement of Digital Pedagogy

    Teaching in an increasingly transformative digital age means that digital tools should be utilized within the classroom for a multitude of reasons. Teaching with technology provides students access to tools that will foster their ideas and allow them to create new things outside of my English course. I believe that now more than ever, students […]

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  • Boston, Alcott, Emerson, and Thoreau.

    One would say that I am a very unconventional PhD student. Since starting in August of 2022, I have moved four times across the country and I am about to move for the fifth come three weeks. I took my first class in Texas, continued the fall in Arizona, and finished back in Texas. I […]

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  • My PhD Journey

    July 8, 2023 Ever since I was a little girl, I knew I always wanted to be a doctor. Well, I wanted to be a dentist. That’s not to say that dentists aren’t doctors, but the fact that I went from wanting to take care of teeth to obsessing over literary and social research is […]

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  • Welcome

    When it comes to learning about technology, or more importantly, actually implementing it in my teaching, I must admit that my skills are not where they should be. As I progress in my academic career and search for faculty positions in higher education, I knew that I needed to refresh my abilities and approach the […]

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