Tag Archives: adjuncts

The Adjunct Crisis Continues

I have a new article on Al Jazeera English about adjuncts in academia, but maybe you already knew that. Since it came out on Thursday, it has been shared by over 14,000 people on Facebook and remains the most popular … Continue reading

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Our Response to the American Anthropological Association

The same week my article The Closing of American Academia appeared in Al Jazeera, three other anthropologists published works criticizing labor conditions in the discipline. The American Anthropological Association responded with a blog post dividing our articles into “two camps”: one … Continue reading

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Crisis in the Academy

My article on the employment crisis in higher education, The Closing of American Academia, has been shared over 10,000 times on Facebook and is still one of the highest trafficked articles on Al Jazeera. Yesterday I was a guest on … Continue reading

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The Conversation Continues

So, how is everyone enjoying the first day of school? The Closing of American Academia is still burning up the internet. It has been republished on Alternet, ZNet and discussed on dozens of blogs and websites. It has inspired a … Continue reading

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Now That I Have Your Attention…

Two days in and The Closing of American Academia is still the most trafficked article on Al Jazeera, with over 5000 Facebook shares and 1000 tweets. It has prompted an overwhelmingly positive and passionate response and some interesting blog posts, … Continue reading

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On American Academia

Yesterday I published an article, The Closing of American Academia, which went viral and is currently the most-read and most-shared article on Al Jazeera’s website.  It has generated a lot of discussion about exploitation, elitism and academic culture, as well … Continue reading

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