GenX women in higher ed from around the globe

Rosalie Arcala Hall

Dr. Rosalie Arcala Hall is a Professor of Political Science at the University of the Philippines Visayas. Rosalie was awarded a number of research grants since finishing her Ph.D. in Public and International Affairs at Northeastern University in 2002 and completed various projects on civil-military relations in the Philippines, Japan, Indonesia, East Timor and the United States. Apart from teaching, she is currently working on research projects on asymmetric warfare and on Muslim women in the security forces. She is married to an American who enjoys living in the Philippines and trailing an itinerant academic spouse. Rosalie grew up in San Felipe, Zambales, Philippines and finished university in 1991.

 

  1. [...] Rosalie Arcala Hall (Visayas, Philippines): I find time to take better care of myself and to nurture my marriage even with my busy travel schedule. Get a good night sleep, jog most mornings, end my travels with a spa visit, and go out on a periodic date with my husband. I have a work “dock” which I accomplish by priority, going by deadlines and urgency. Limit checking emails to 2 hours, once a day. [...]

  2. [...] Rosalie Arcala Hall (Visayas, Philippines): My writing regimen involves a few weeks of reading and taking down notes. Then I go into a “zone” where I structure all my arguments in writing (a 2-3 hour exercise). The “block” occurs when I am in the “zone” of mapping out my arguments. To fight the block, I go out for a walk or go grocery shopping– that is, if it isn’t too hot outside. Otherwise, I get myself some snacks (preferably something crunchy), which will allow me to think. [...]

  3. [...] Rosalie Arcala Hall (Iloilo, Philippines): An old male colleague tended a fruit orchard, a vegetable garden and several livestock at the back of our college building. His office cubicle had an assortment of knives, cutlery, fruit, plates, thermos, seasonings, probably even a hotplate if he felt like making a meal out of his vegetable stash. One harvest time, his cubicle looked like a farmer’s market stand. None of the faculty had the heart to censure him. [...]

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