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No Holes for Us Round Pegs: Why Adjunct Faculty Don’t Fit In

In recent years the long hidden problem of the adjunct faculty has become widely recognized, as in a series of articles in Hybrid Pedagogy published in...
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Contingent Mother: The Role Gender Plays in the Lives of Adjunct Faculty

https://hybridpedagogy.org/podcast-player/1779/contingent-mother-role-gender-plays-lives-adjunct-faculty.mp3Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 16:43I am a mother. I am also a PhD in philosophy. And, finally, I am a contingent...
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Ghost Towns of the Public Good

I never really got tenure as a concept, and after almost ten years of e-learning I finally found a job which didn’t feature a ticking clock...
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Life of an Adjunct

It’s my day off from my full-time retail job so this means it’s a teaching day. I’ve walked the dog and gone for my run. I...
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Adjunctification: Living in the Margins of Academe

Unfair labor practices are commonplace in American higher education, public and private. Hardly anyone denies the problem of adjunctificaton and contingency, and, more epidemic, laborers on...
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N=1: A Social Scientific Inquiry into Happiness and Academic Labor

ABSTRACT: This study aims to assess the professional perspectives of Ioana Literat (hereafter referred to as ‘the subject’), a fourth-year PhD student at a major US research...
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Six Benefits to Working as an Adjunct

One rarely hears the word “perks” or “advantages” applied to adjunct work — and with good reason. But despite the often deplorable working conditions of adjuncts,...
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Not a Scarlet Letter: Talking with Students about Being an Adjunct

If you’re an adjunct, I have a small but important task for you: Ask your students what “adjunct professor” means to them. You might hear something...
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A Lecturer’s Almanac

MARCH The hall of the department is a 1960s-era Bunker, molded of concrete and rebar, with tall, narrow windows to repel even the most determined activist....
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