Being a Woke White Guy

or #wwg (woke white guy), as if we needed another hashtag. I am also pleased to note that you can find the definition for “woke” not only on urban dictionary but also on dictionary.com. Click here to Listen to Being a Woke White Guy ************************************** If you have every kind of privilege, how do you…

Trap of Overachievement

So you’re used to being “the smart one.” How does our pursuit of success have its pitfalls? In a guest lecture for a Cornell course on “A Life Worth Living,” we talk about how we define success and how that drive feeds into problematic ideas about meritocracy and respectability. Competition can become an all-consuming mentality:…