Stepfanie Aguillon (@s_m_aguillon )

Stepfanie Aguillon

Bio PhD candidate @Cornell/@CornellBirds studying genomics & hybrid zones | #firstgen #ornithology #diversifySTEM | dog enthusiast | lover of the desert 🌵
Location Ithaca, NY
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Account created 24-01-2015 15:25:47
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iPhone : I just blew through 1/4 of this book online this morning. Best vis book I’ve read since Tufte. And all the code is accessible! I can’t wait to buy the paper version so I can use it to hit ppl who make junk charts!…

iPhone : You are going to hear a lot about Sudan, who was until he died last night the last Northern White Rhino, today. Whilst it is a remarkable symbol for human driven extinction I foresee a few misconceptions (below):

iPhone : On the assumption that most students leave during spring break, colleges generally shut down. But this assumption is outdated, especially as colleges enroll a greater number of academically talented students from poor families.

iPhone : Tonights Urban Jungle Winners - Harar Hyena, Bristol Fox, Sewer Rat, Coyote, Bobcat, Berlin Boar, Porcupine, and Cape Town Baboon. On Wed 21st at 8:30 ET, we continue with the Non-Mammal division! #2018MMM

iPhone : If you are running an REU program and find yourself fighting with other programs for the most competitive applicants:

You Don't Deserve An REU Award. Give the money back to NSF and tell them to give it to an institution that wants to give opportunities to students who need them.

iPhone : Have you written or evaluated #diversity statements for TT #faculty jobs? How do you think these are working in practice? Collating opinions from sci communities. DMs open. #WomeninSTEM #BLACKandSTEM #LatinxinSTEM #DisabledAndSTEM

iPhone : "Women are highly overrepresented among graduate students in ecology and evolution. Yet men are still overrepresented in faculty positions.....No matter which model you use though, a 50:50 gender ratio is strong evidence for bias against women."…

iPhone : I've made 3 data requests, all from men. 2 of them flat out rejected my request and 1 was very helpful. Ironically, 1 of the men who rejected my request had a student who, two years later, contacted me to ask for my data. I gave the student the data.…

iPhone : Academic myths about managing time:
Im indispensable
I can do it all
I dont need a break
This is just a busy time. From: #TimeforResearch
#PhDchat #ECRchat #postdoc

iPhone : I think that visibility as a queer scientist is important. As a nonbinary scientist. As a scientists who faces mental illness. As a scientist who has tattoos and piercings.

All of this is important for other scientists and future scientists to see.

Twitter Web Client : Insane. Almost every place I interviewed asked me what my husband did and whether he would be willing to move with me. I’m 100% certain that did not happen to my male colleagues. This is unacceptable…