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#AskDrEditor: Break bad rules: How to change language norms in your academic field, individually and systemically

My editing advice column, Ask Dr. Editor, is available through UniversityAffairs.ca. This Ask Dr. Editor piece gives three tips for challenging common problematic terminology and making a difference in your discipline: “Break bad rules: How to change language norms in your academic field, individually and systemically.“ Have a question you want me to answer? Contact me or ask me onContinue reading “#AskDrEditor: Break bad rules: How to change language norms in your academic field, individually and systemically”

#AskDrEditor: Why formal analysis is key to bringing your research to life

My editing advice column, Ask Dr. Editor, is available through UniversityAffairs.ca. This Ask Dr. Editor piece discusses how being visually descriptive can contribute to an interesting and engaging research paper: “Why formal analysis is key to bringing your research to life: This practice from art history can improve academic writing across disciplines.“ Have a question you want meContinue reading “#AskDrEditor: Why formal analysis is key to bringing your research to life”

#AskDrEditor: How to write a compelling letter of reference

My editing advice column, Ask Dr. Editor, is available through UniversityAffairs.ca. This Ask Dr. Editor piece outlines three tips for writing accurate, interesting, and equitable reference letters: “How to write a compelling letter of reference: To recognize and remove biased language from your own letters of recommendation, you’ll need to locate and remove the inappropriate use ofContinue reading “#AskDrEditor: How to write a compelling letter of reference”

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