Being a Professor in the Gig Economy: The Precarious Nature of Adjunct Professorship

By Jared Colston, University of Wisconsin-Madison The job market for higher education researchers is rough, and I think as graduate students in the field we are all experiencing the same squeeze. What happens when I graduate? Will the tenure track…

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Maximizing Research Opportunities at a Teaching Institution

By: Briseida Elenes, University of San Diego PhD programs at research intensive institutions typically provide plenty of research opportunities and socialization into the academy through research assistantships and cohort models. Yet if you are like me and attend a small teaching…

The Colonizing Condition of Neoliberalism in Higher Education: What It Is, Why It Matters, and What We Can Do

By: Dianey R. Leal, Michigan State University Neoliberalism has led many colleges and universities to value profit and efficiency over social and ethical issues and has centered knowledge production as a form of monetary capital rather than as a means to…

Twitter Chat: Building and Sustaining Collaborative Writing Relationships

By: ASHE Grads Engaging in writing collaborations can be tricky, but when done right, it can be one of the joys of the graduate student experience. On February 27, ASHE Grads hosted a Twitter chat on building and sustaining collaborative writing relationships. The hour-long Tweet-a-Thon provided tips for building…