Holistic Wellness / Music / Uncategorized

I’m Having a Great Deal of Difficulty Processing the Cruelties of our History

I wrote a new album (well, an EP, really) earlier this month, my first since Tensor Tympani in late 2012. I feel good about having proper music production tools now, and I am in awe of what can be done with Logic Pro X. It’s called “I’m Having a Great Deal of Difficulty Processing the … Continue reading

Lifehacks / Professional Development

Crafting a Personal Brand for Academic Professionals

Yesterday I gave a talk on UAlbany’s main campus regarding an overview of personal branding strategies for academic professionals through the UAlbany FFLC (Future Faculty Leadership Council). The talk is focused on the online aspect of personal branding.  Please feel free to share the talk with others if you find it useful. I may periodically update … Continue reading

Professional Development / Science

Communicating your research to colleagues and beyond

Communicating Your Research to Colleagues and Beyond (Here’s a blog post I wrote for the Future Faculty Leadership Council of UAlbany  — http://uafuturefaculty.blogspot.com) Being comfortable with communicating your ideas is absolutely essential in your field and frequently important in your private life as well. Over the course of your career, you may be asked to give … Continue reading