Scholars Beyond the Tower

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In this episode, Katherine Parker chats with us about self care and conference etiquette, finding balance as a baby academic, maps, the joys of writing book reviews, and- even- some hot takes on butterbear! Dive into historical cartography with
In this episode, Andrew Rimby chats with us about the power of the reading experience and finding comfort in literature. Hear some hot takes on the Haunting of Hill House and listen to Andrew describe how horror literature can help us work thro
In this episode, historian Matthew Luckett walks us through the joys of family history, the history of freaking out, and the panic behind horse theft! Learn more about Matthew and his work at : .   Credits: Opening M
Archaeologists want you to stop looting Native American sites! In this episode, Elliot Helmer walks us through the importance of collaborative archaeology, the desperate need for caffeine on a dig site, and the need for you to leave those artif
BONUS EPISODE! Join us for some Halloween hot takes and a handful of spooky, creepy, and supernatural stories from our Scholars! Credits: Opening Music: "Wholesome" by Kevin MacLeod
Morgan DiCarlo talks us through Civil Engineering, the importance of networking, clear communication, and getting over stage fright. Dive into the world of water and engineering with Morgan! In addition, please enjoy some wonderful tangents abo
Sierra Van Ryck deGroot talks us through museum education, mental health, grad school, and more. How has COVID19 impacted museums (and more importantly, museum workers)? What are the joys and pitfalls of museum education? Dive into the world of
BONUS EPISODE! Jasmin Graham talks us through building scientific research teams, why sharks are so important to study, and we solve the Shark PR crisis once and for all. Dive into the shark science world with Jasmin. Find Jasmin on Twitter at
Jamie tells us about transitioning from an academic job to working outside of the university. Hear all about the importance of mentorship, the physicality of field archaeology, the creation of #SwashbucklinStoryTime, and the beauty of creating
Tara tells us about queer coding in pop culture. Learn all about the reality of being a first-generation scholar, the power of branding for academics, and the dangers of a "free lunch." Grab a bowl of popcorn and let's head to the (socially dis
Brenna tells us about doing public history backwards, in high heels, and with a bee in your hoop skirt. Learn all about the politics of education, the ins-and- outs of running field trips on a ship, and the smells you'd experience on a 19th cen
Rebecca tells us about working at an all-girls school and using audiobooks and iced-coffee to fuel your running. Make a Goodreads account, check out some gender histories,  and learn about the politics of name-changes and how to put the public
Kristina tells us about finding your dream job across the street from an Applebee's. Leash your dogs, don’t release your turtles, and get into the great outdoors with naturalist, Kristina Hayek. Credits: Opening Music: "Wholesome" by Kevin Ma
Announcing a new podcast- Scholars Beyond the Tower: Conversations from Our Fields.  Hosts Erin Becker and Caroline Propersi-Grossman embark on a journey of professional self-discovery. Stay connected and stay caffeinated! 
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