Tea From The Tower: Free Speech and Diversity in Higher Education

In this episode, Daphne and Rachel discuss the latest news and gossip in higher education, including how the government shutdown has impacted academic researchers, the controversial Notre Dame job ad, and the consequences of free speech in the academy. They then discuss the question of the day related to the role that academics of color play in addressing issues of race and diversity in higher … Continue reading Tea From The Tower: Free Speech and Diversity in Higher Education

Tales from the Tower: Managing Impressions and Microaggressions

Have you ever been placed in a situation where you needed to stand up for yourself but also wanted to avoid the “angry POC” label? In this episode, Omar shares his tale about managing stereotypes in the classroom while also standing up for what’s right.  *This episode is sponsored by Taupe Coat. Visit their site today: www.taupecoat.com* Continue reading Tales from the Tower: Managing Impressions and Microaggressions

Tea from the Tower: Sonia, The Student Loan Doctor

On this episode of Tea from the Tower, we speak with The Student Loan Doctor, Sonia Lewis, about budgeting, our biggest student loan mistakes, how and when to start paying off your debts, and things to avoid when deciding to take out a student loan. Sonia shares some really honest advice on the impacts of student loan debt on women of color, the importance of … Continue reading Tea from the Tower: Sonia, The Student Loan Doctor

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Ask Ebony Anything I

In this first installment of Ask Ebony Anything, Daphne and Rachel discuss personal style and aesthetics in graduate school (0:45), the merits of a mixed-methods dissertation (4:00), how to overcome a bad reputation in your department (7:27), tips and strategies for writing your dissertation while away from campus (13:45), and the politics of rearranging the dissertation committee late in the process (23:05).  Image by Hello I’m … Continue reading Ask Ebony Anything I

Podcast Scholar Spotlight: Dr. Kerry Ann Rockquemore

Scholar Spotlight with Dr. Rockquemore  On this Scholar Spotlight episode, TET interviews Dr. Kerry Ann Rockquemore, Founder and CEO of the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity and author of The Black Academic’s Guide to Winning Tenure Without Losing Your Soul. We discuss Dr. Rockquemore’s educational trajectory, her inspo for starting the NCFDD, and Dr. Rockquemore gives us her best, “real talk” advice for … Continue reading Podcast Scholar Spotlight: Dr. Kerry Ann Rockquemore