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On Academic Pandering

You have to grease the wheels, or so you’ve been told. The hierarchies of higher education rely on pandering to get ahead.
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Call and Response

The students’ “Call to Action” listed some two dozen recent microaggressions and acts of bias — including my course.
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Quitting while Black

The decision to pursue a nonfaculty career is fraught with uncertainty for all Ph.D.s but even more so for academics of color.
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Speaking Up in Academe

Sometimes the safest thing you can do is be quiet, but you don’t have to be quiet alone.