Category Archives: Biography

Part 2: The Paper and The #CVofFailures

On Tuesday, I posted the beginning of the most recent piece of my CV of Failures. Everyone has been amazingly supportive–not surprisingly.  It is hard when you put yourself out there publicly.  When you submit an article to a journal, … Continue reading

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Once Written, Twice Rejected: One piece of my #CVofFailures

Have you seen the trending #cvoffailures?  It stems from an idea from a 2010 article in Nature by a lecturer at the University of Edinburgh, Melanie Stefan (@MelanieIStefan), that we should keep our failures close, so we can have some … Continue reading

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Emily Paterson, General Secretary of the Egypt Exploration Fund

After two very productive research trips this summer, taking place in numerous archives, totaling 5 weeks, 4 countries, 3 continents, 2 different nannies, and (hopefully will produce at least) 1 book, I finally have something to blog about!  There will … Continue reading

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MORE Found Letters!

After the post from yesterday about the Murray-Breasted letters, a friend and colleague, Amara Thornton at UCL, wrote to me about her finding recipes from Murray to Gerald Lankester Harding in Harding’s correspondence collections.  See her blog post here, where … Continue reading

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My first book!

I’m not going to do a big long post about what’s been going on in my world since like 2 years ago.  Quick update: got married, moved to Missouri, working at a great place with great people and LOVE my … Continue reading

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