Adjuncts
6 articles
No Holes for Us Round Pegs: Why Adjunct Faculty Don’t Fit In
Academic Labor
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 2013 and a current CFP there, The
On Labor, Learning Conditions, and Affordable Education
Academic Labor
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
From Ph.D. to Poverty
Academic Labor
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
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
CFP: Calling Adjuncts to Action
Adjuncts
“Our visible invisibility means universities sit in the comfortable position of never having to justify to parents the ever-increasing cost of a college tuition coupled with the reality that many of their
Not a Scarlet Letter: Talking with Students about Being an Adjunct
Academic Labor
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 like, It means you don’t
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