@KnightHennessy Scholar in @ICMEStanford PhD program enthusiastic about changing how we see each other. https://t.co/UmCXVKZt1V
Look what I'm doing!
(Don't worry, I'm still going back to school)
With lots of discussion and support from my family&friends, I've decided to take a leave of absence until next fall. I'm honestly very proud of myself for this decision, super grateful to everyone who's cheered me on, and stoked to prioritize my mental health. #phdchat <3
I've reached the point of midterm-studying where I angrily go through the poorly written course notes and edit for grammar/prose/flow. #scicomm
Key takeaways: 1) Faculty hiring is one mechanism for the intellectual dominance of elite universities (epistemic inequality), 2) independent of "quality," ideas spread further if born at elite places, 3) we should really mitigate prestige bias in peer review (=double blind) 5/5