a new year, a new institution

This year brings a move from Berea, KY to Lewiston, ME, where I begin as new faculty at Bates College, leading our new program in Digital and Computational Studies. We left many dear friends and colleagues behind at Berea as we made our way north and east. In landing in Lewiston, we found ourselves surrounded by the beautiful countryside of Maine: lakes, rivers, mountains, and a coast… all within easy reach.

Reid State Park

Today was an example of so many beautiful summer days we’ve enjoyed since moving to Maine. We made our way up the coast to Reid State Park, and spent the afternoon clambering over rocks, marveling at crabs and snails in tide pools, and digging in the sand on the beach.