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Sandra Houston, PhD: Keep Looking for Faculty Support

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Paths of Family Planning and Different Options Along the Way
How a flexible schedule as a professor made it possible to have a family and a career.

Words of Wisdom: Dr. Houston
The importance of remembering that graduate school is only one part of a larger career.

Working with Intelligent People Across Cultures Makes It All Worthwhile
Satisfaction comes from interacting with intelligent people across cultures.

Sexual Harassment: It's Not Just You
The importance of sharing stories of sexual harassment with others to gain support.

Dealing with Inappropriate Events
Suggestions for how to deal with sexist comments.

Becoming an Independent Voice as a Young Faculty Member
The process of establishing yourself in the same department as your spouse.

Reflecting on "Why" and "How"
The importance of giving yourself credit and remembering why you are doing what you're doing.

Non-Progress Is Still Progress
The importance of peer relationships and the learning process that takes place despite concrete outcomes.

Keep Looking for Faculty Support
The importance of finding the right advisor to support your research goals.

On Speaking Up: A Conference Experience
Confronting a male colleague with contradictory findings at a conference.

The Importance of Having Positive Working Relationships: A Case Study
The importance of good working relationships and when it's worth putting forth effort.

Words of Wisdom: Dr. Houston
The importance of remembering that graduate school is only one part of a larger career.

Being "Queen" of the Team
Playing a variety of roles as the only woman in the department.

Working with Intelligent People Across Cultures Makes It All Worth While
Satisfaction comes from interacting with intelligent people across cultures.

Experience as an International Grad Student
Challenges of being international and female, particularly with regards to an academic career and the choice to have children.

Words of Wisdom: Dr. Lunardini
The importance of finding your own style.

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