The PTSD of the PhD

The PTSD of the PhD

I officially turned in my dissertation on Monday, and I felt…numb. I thought I would be ecstatic, floating six inches off the ground and ready to party all week. Instead, I just wanted to take a nap. Then I read this post yesterday at The Research Whisperer...

Dissertation Update | Passable or Publishable?

My thesis advisor returned the third revision of my dissertation ┬áto me last Saturday. She said I had two options. (1) If I am really tired of working on this paper, then I should turn it in. In her opinion it is defensible and should pass. (That’s good news)...
The PTSD of the PhD

Deep in the Burbs

Deep in the Burbs is my PhD Dissertation. View the digital version of it here. This is a participatory action research project that asks: How might an increased awareness and understanding of the social Trinity impact the ideation and praxis of spiritual formation in...
So Close…

So Close…

Apparently dissertation writing is not horse shoes or hand grenades. You know the saying. “Close only counts in horse shoes and hand grenades.” I heard back from my advisor yesterday, regarding the second draft of my dissertation. “SO close,”...
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