In Focus

In Focus articles are thoughtful and practical writings addressing the unique challenges and joys of women in the academy and professions. Topics include those dealing with the academy, professions, relationships, singleness, career decisions, and child-bearing and child-raising in the context of study and work.

By Anne Pharr

What practices can foster a sense of openness in college classrooms? Anne Pharr digs into her own experiences and develops new insights into the ways we can welcome students in our school.

By Christine Jeske and Andrea E.

Two women share their individual experiences of living — and thriving — in marriages where their profession requires them to be apart from their spouse on a regular basis.

By Andrea E.

Is study in itself a worthwhile pursuit when there are real-world problems to be solved? A professor offers her reasoning for pure research as Christian work. 

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