pedagogy

Here is a brief recap of most of the books I “read” in 2017. I put “read” in quotes as I listen to most of these via Audible as I workout, commute, or travel. Perhaps you’ll add some of these to your reading list and make a suggestion or two that you think I should […]

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Last week at the ACPA Annual Convention, I was invited by the Commission for Social Justice Educators (CSJE) to share some history of the Commission’s coming into being 11 years ago. I was also invited to share some thoughts on the future of social justice education in higher education. I worked with several other good folks […]

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I’ve been learning from the conversations happening through On Being. The opportunity to learn from those doing spiritually grounded social justice work for a lifetime and the wisdom coming from that experience has been helpful in shaping and shifting my social justice work. I recommend many of the On Being podcasts especially these featuring: Thich Nhat Hanh, […]

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Last week I was at the AFA/ASCA Title IX Institute. As a result of the sessions from great presenters I attended and conversation I had outside sessions, I’ve been reflecting on how the curse of knowledge can get in the way of sexual violence prevention. The curse of knowledge is that once you know something […]

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Over the past year Rachel Wagner, Tracy Davis, & Eric Mata and I have been in conversation about how those who work toward social justice move from approaches that blame and shame to cultivating compassion to create more effective social justice work. We see this as a critical step forward in creating more justice and equity […]

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Last week I had the opportunity to read an advance copy of Kathy Obear‘s book Turn the Tide: Rise Above Toxic, Difficult Situations in the Workplace. Turn the Tide is a wholehearted look at what goes on when we are triggered, particularly around issues of oppression, so we can navigate those triggers more effectively to bring […]

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In the spirit of often mocked but often clickable end of the year listicles, here are the top posts from this blog in 2015. #1 Top Post Pride, Responsibility, and Accountability in Fraternities By far the most clicked and most read was this frustrated rant I sent off on the morning I dropped my daughter […]

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Here is a brief recap of most of the books I “read” in 2015. I put “read” in quotes as I listen to most of these via Audible as I workout, commute, or travel. Perhaps you’ll add some of these to your reading list and make a suggestion or two that you think I should […]

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I reblogged Emiliano C. Diaz de Leon‘s very helpful list of 20 Useful Videos to Engage Men in Gender-Based Violence Prevention Work. I often use videos in my work to help convey ideas in different ways, bring in different voices, engage learners in different ways, and bring emotion to the topics. Here are some of the […]

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As more acts of injustice become apparent to us and more folks are doing social justice (I hope that is true), it is more important than ever that we talk deeply about not just the problem of oppression or even the goal of justice, but also focus on the process of what can be more […]

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