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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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The 50-Percent Problem

All of that extra work you keep doing in hopes it will lead to a tenure-track job? It won’t.
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Academic Waste

I was flushed out of an academic labor system that I was naïve enough to trust. But it turns out I wasn’t the exception, I was the rule.
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My Post-Promotion Clarity

Is there an equivalent of the posttenure blues for contingent faculty who have received a promotion?
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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.