Join us for Envisioning the Future Academy: A HuMetricsHSS Community Convocation

We would like to invite the members of our community to apply to be a panelist at Envisioning the Future Academy: A HuMetricsHSS Community Convocation. This is a virtual event, to be held in two sessions on May 9th and…

Sustaining Public Engagement and Building Classroom Capacity through The Mesoamerican Clay-Figurine Project

The Mesoamerican Clay-Figurine Project arouse out of a need to contest trauma and violence in the classroom though self-reflective writing, storytelling, and clay-work. The work has grown into a collective effort between Indigenous educators, scholars, families, and community practitioners from…

Fostering collaboration across departmental and college lines

Lindsay Yotsukura, University of Maryland, College Park The HuMetricsHSS Fellowship has enabled me to act as a catalyst behind the scenes to foster the development of many short- and long-term collaborations within and beyond the School of Languages, Literatures, and…

The TrustWorkers Project: Challenges and Methods of Building Trust into Public Scholarship

Dear Readers,  In this blog post, I present a journal article that delves into the significance of trust in values-based public scholarship, drawing on my experience as a HuMetrics HSS fellow. A version of this piece has also been published…

“…The Cake Looks Nothing Like Its Original Ingredients”: Cooking Up My HuMetricsHSS Project

As a writing teacher, I often use Natalie Goldberg’s analogy of baking a cake to describe the process of writing. Goldberg’s version goes like this: When you bake a cake, you have ingredients: sugar, flour, butter, baking soda, eggs, milk.…