1) a general description of the conversation the author is entering; (2) an identification of the gap or problem that the author sees in that conversation and plans to address in this project; and (3) the author’s assertion of how this project addresses that gap or problem.
Bad Female Academic is about sexism in the academy, coupled with contingency, and the fallout from those circumstances. While the issue has received increased visibility, there still is little about the personal impact that these forces have in shaping individual decisions as well as the broader implications for higher education. My story is a common one, but one that rarely gets told.
How does that sound?