How Trello Can Transform Your Life as an Academic

WebinarRegister Date: Monday, March 25, 1-2 p.m. ET
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Presenters: Angelique M. Davis, Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of Global African Studies, Seattle University; and Rose Ernst, Chair and Associate Professor of Political Science, Seattle University

Rose ErnstAngelique DavisDo you juggle multiple teaching, scholarship and service projects and worry about ‘dropping the ball’? Do you wish you had one place to easily organize your life as an academic? Then Trello might be for you. In the first half of the webinar, Angelique M. Davis and Rose Ernst will provide an overview of the magic and logic of Trello. They will show you how to use it to masterfully manage multiple projects in one place—without having to switch between paper and multiple digital programs! In the second half of the webinar, they will show you how to use Trello to move your scholarly projects forward. This will include a demonstration and template of a Trello board based on Erin Furtak’s publishing pipeline. You will leave this webinar with a plan to set up your Trello account so you can become a master juggler and calmly manage your academic life.

Angelique M. Davis is Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of Global African Studies at Seattle University. As a tenured professor, attorney, and mother of four—as well as coach for the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity and facilitator of writing retreats—she gained unique insights into the gratifications and frustrations of the academic writing and publication process. She practiced law until she joined the faculty at Seattle University in 2005. In addition to her academic pursuits, Professor Davis remains a licensed attorney in Washington state and chairs the Seattle Civil Service Commission. Find her at:

Rose Ernst is Chair and Associate Professor of Political Science at Seattle University. She received her PhD from the University of Washington and BA from Cornell University. As an author, Rose understands the joys and challenges of academic writing and publishing. NYU Press published her first book, The Price of Progressive Politics: The Welfare Rights Movement in an Era of Colorblind Racism, in 2010. She has published 11 articles in peer-reviewed and law journals. As a developmental editor and writing coach, she specializes in the social sciences, history, law, interdisciplinary social sciences/humanities, and research ethics. Rose is always seeking ways to improve writing routines, dance with writing resistance, and support scholars in producing and publishing their best work. Find her at:

Angelique Davis is hosting a 'Pause & Reset' Writing Retreat at the Jekyll Island Club Resort on Jekyll Island January 2-6, 2019. Mention TAA when you sign up and receive $250 off. Learn more

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