MATERIAL SUPPORT FOR PURGED ACADEMICS IN TURKEY

{For those coming here looking for a reputable place to make a material contribution to supporting the victims of the repression in Turkey, who do not have time or interest in reading a blog piece about material aid for purged academics in Turkey (notwithstanding how fascinating my blog piece is!), the site of Academics for … More MATERIAL SUPPORT FOR PURGED ACADEMICS IN TURKEY

Call for papers: Academic Labor, Research and Artistry

Academic Labor: Research and Artistry (ALRA) is a peer-reviewed open access journal launched in 2016 by the Center for the Study of Academic Labor at Colorado State University. ALRA seeks submissions of articles on academic labor markets and labor relations, both nationally and internationally. Along with our center and website, we offer a research home … More Call for papers: Academic Labor, Research and Artistry

The Far Right’s New Offensive Against Academia

By Goldie Blumenstyk, George Ciccariello-­Maher, an associate professor of politics and global studies at Drexel University, says he was being satirical when on December 24 he posted on Twitter: “All I Want for Christmas is White Genocide.” A scholar of revolutionary movements and a self-described social activist, Mr. Ciccariello-Maher is no stranger to Twitter furors. … More The Far Right’s New Offensive Against Academia

Henry Heller & Radhika Desai on the UMFA strike settlement at U of Manitoba

By Henry Heller, Radhika Desai As one of us wrote in these pages a few weeks ago, the recent University of Manitoba Faculty Association (UMFA) strike stood to win historically significant gains in the ongoing battle against the commodification and corporatization of education. Sensing this, faculty unions across the country and around the world were watching … More Henry Heller & Radhika Desai on the UMFA strike settlement at U of Manitoba

Tenure track teaching position at St John’s University

ECONOMICS FACULTY POSITION IN THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS AND FINANCE, ST. John’s University POSITION:  The Tobin College of Business at St. John’s University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank in Fall 2017.   Preferred areas of specialization include some combination of behavioral, health, labor, environmental and managerial economics, with strong empirical … More Tenure track teaching position at St John’s University