Tiffany Kirwan
Tiffany is currently a training organizer supporting the development and delivery of free, high-quality education for caregivers in Oregon through a trauma-informed lens.
On Labor, Learning Conditions, and Affordable Education
Academic Labor
Tiffany Kirwan
The serpentine struggle to make a living wage as an adjunct in academe is far from over, and higher education is losing world-class instructors and original contributions to research in the wake. The
Faculty, Mobilize for Equity!
Tiffany Kirwan
“The whole theory of modern education is radically unsound. Fortunately in England, at any rate, education produces no effect whatsoever. If it did, it would prove a serious danger to the upper classes,
From Ph.D. to Poverty
Academic Labor
Tiffany Kirwan
Another Ph.D. just applied for unemployment. I haven’t received any benefits because my claims are under review while the Employment Security Department determines reasonable assurance of reemployment. Per my contract with
Re-Authoring the Adjunct Experience: 5 Talking Points
Academic Labor
Tiffany Kirwan
Writing the adjunct experience is its own genre now, having emerged from the duress of countless contingent laborers who are tired of marginalization. We are academe’s scapegoat. What I want now
Adjunctification: Living in the Margins of Academe
Academic Labor
Tiffany Kirwan
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 the fringe in any trade or profession
The Rise of MOOCs and The Myth of Mass Exodus in Traditional Higher Ed
Higher Ed
Tiffany Kirwan
For those who follow the MOOC debate, every day is Armageddon: The Last Professors: The Corporate University and the Fate of the Humanities, “The Year of the MOOC,” “Higher Ed in 2018,” “The

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