About Tales

Tales Told Out of School is the blog of a fairly typical former department chair, now dean, at a regional public university.  The goal of the blog is to provide insight, lessons learned the hard way, and other support and advocacy for “middle management” faculty administrators like department chairs, school directors, and deans.

Though my focus here is on the role of higher ed administrators, in the other part of my scholarly life I write about nuns and convents in early modern Spain and England.  My teaching portfolio includes courses on the history of Bubonic plague, golden-age Spain, and early modern women.

I hold an endowed chair in the humanities and engage in humanities advocacy as well.

You can contact me at talestoldoutofschool ~ at ~ gmail ~ dot ~ com

Follow me on Twitter @school_tales

My cv is available here.

Tales Told Out of School is also on Facebook!

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