What I would wear on the academic job market now

Hi friends! Every once in a while I get the “what should I wear to an academic interview campus visit” question. I thought we could use a 2022 update, especially as more visits are virtual and more of us are dressing casually. So here are a few items I would suggest and where I would shop for them if you are going on a professor job interview!

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The wedding post you didn’t ask for!

Hi friends! We got our wedding photos back this week and I thought I would put together a rambling blog post about the whole event, simply because I love looking at other peoples wedding photos 🙂 Feel free to skip. Or don’t and grab a coffee and join me!

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Holiday outfits that aren’t sparkly

Every year I struggle with holiday dressing on my own terms and for the holiday things I actually do (less large parties, more Law & Order marathons and hiking). Here are my holiday outfits this year, if you are also looking for some sequin-less styles.

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Academic conference packing: Fall edition

I just returned from a rainy, chilly conference weekend in Seattle. Packing for academic conferences is always a challenge, especially if you’re not sure what to wear or what the dress code is. Returning to the conference scene in-person is even more interesting in 2021! Here’s how I dressed for the glorious (but cold) reunion that was our fall conference this year, plus a packing list!

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Write daily: 3 ways I deal with weekend guilt

Hello fellow writers. Todays post is not at all inspired by me sitting at my kitchen table on Sunday stressed about tomorrow’s tasks. I mean, I have a daily writing habit now, so I never experience guilt or the stress of “I should be writing,” right?! Hah. Academic work ethic guilt runs deep and does not go away just because you’ve realigned your habits, so today I’m talking about 3 things I do to deal with stress on my days off!

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Copying Dakota Johnson’s Style, part 2

A year ago, I realized that Dakota Johnson has some of the best street style inspo around, and decided to recreate her outfits for myself. Now I’m back with 5 new Dakota Johnson outfits that you can easily copy in 2021! I dressed like Dakota Johnson for a week and you can too!

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