Higher Education

Can you trust us?

Firstly, I need to state my enduring love for Maggie Smith in all her roles. My mom and I watched many of her performances together and she has always been a joint favorite. Secondly, I’m not sure which movie this is because apparently I’m not as much of a geek as I thought, so … Copyright JK Rowling and Warner Brothers. (Please don’t sue me, I love your movies and books and stuff.) Also apparently Prof. McGonagall’s classroom is one of the rooms off of the Durham Cathedral cloisters. I did peer through the lock because shut up, of course I did and …. yeah, confirmed.

As I do regularly, I’m going to open with my personal experience. I hold a doctorate degree. My doctorate is from Durham which is one of the more respected UK schools. It’s basically an Ivy League degree. I’m not saying this to brag, but the reputation of various schools throughout the world is pertinent to this discussion. Anyway, none of this will come as a surprise to those of you who have seen my other social…



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Ariadne Schulz

Doctor of Palaeopathology, rage-prone optimist, stealth berserker, opera enthusiast, and insatiable consumer of academic journals.