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Why I Remain Hopeful

Just because I write about what’s wrong with academia doesn’t mean I’m cynical about its future.
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Facing an Impossible Choice

That we as contingent faculty take pride in our work is both our greatest virtue and our worst vulnerability.
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Time to Retire the Adjunct Stigma

Adjuncts are postdoctoral teaching fellows. Search committees must start seeing them as the veteran pedagogical experts they are.
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What’s Your BATNA?

It’s your “best alternative to a negotiated agreement,” and having a strong one in hand improves your bargaining position.