• Confessions of a Community College Dean

    In which a veteran of cultural studies seminars in the 1990s moves into academic administration and finds himself a married suburban father of two. Foucault, plus lawn care.


A Plea to My Colleagues

That time of the semester.

May 7, 2019

Speaking as someone who has had multiple highly-charged conversations in the last week or so, a plea to academics everywhere:

It’s the end of the semester.  

Even more than usual, be kind to everybody. 

Some folks are paddling harder below the surface than you would guess.


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