So long, and thanks for all the fish

I’ve returned, America! After a long journey home, I’m beginning to settle back into my normal routine. I’ll put the emphasis on “beginning to” since jet lag has me feeling a little run down. I’m having to adapt pretty quickly though, since our last semester of graduate school is already in full swing. Before life…

Road Not Taken

TWO roads diverged in a yellow wood. And sorry I could not travel both. And be one traveler, long I stood. And looked down one as far as I could. To where it bent in the undergrowth – Robert Frost By Nakeisha Brownlee A book written by Elizabeth Gilbert and a movie starring Julia Roberts,…

Get out of my head, Hofstede!

In the past year of my graduate studies, my cohort has become very familiar with a man named Geert Hofstede. He is most noted for his contributions to cross-cultural communication and psychology. More specifically, his cultural dimensions theory provides a framework for understanding how a society’s culture can affect the values and behavior of its…