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  • Creativity and Dialectical Phenomena

    "As the dialectical entities of life–death, hope–despair and creativity–collapse collided and connected, I experienced the welling up of powerful, confusing and contradictory emotions. I believe that it is this very sense of confusion, paradox and contradiction that can alert us to the vital presence of the edge."

  • Diversity and Dissent in the Social Sciences

    Diversity and Dissent in the Social Sciences

    "The norm of epistemic responsibility is the principle that a scientist has a duty to provide sufficient evidence in support of her view (or at least to adopt a defense commitment with respect to it). The standards of evidence are set by the scientific community that is her primary audience. Standards do not need to be adopted dogmatically; they are justified by default until someone challenges them in an appropriate way."

  • Organizational Ethnography

    "For the longest time, I felt somehow de-legitimate as an ethnographer, seeing as how I lacked the formal education and degree(s) – the credentialing – that would make me a bona fide member of the tribe."

  • Agency in Psychoanalytic Theory

    "I will distinguish three features here—reversibility, self-observation, and appropriateness—that count to say a person is able to direct himself—or not—in a context, or becomes more enabled after therapeutic intervention."

  • Fantasy in the Organization of Work

    "To date there have been few systematic attempts to ascertain in a general way the political and ideological significance of fantasy and other key psychic processes, especially in relation to workplace practices and the conceptualization and organization of work more broadly."