Treating nearly 75 percent of the professoriate as disposable is not sustainable.
Bradley Campbell"The hollowing out of the professoriate is not a viable strategy for making the university cheaper, better, or more nimble; it’s devastating the core functions of the university itself."
Academic careers are often determined by so-called evidence that is flimsy at best, with bias regarding race and gender. Alternative approaches are available.
Bradley Campbell"Academic careers...are often determined by so-called evidence that is flimsy at best, from teaching evaluations that are unrelated to student learning, to professional writing that is rarely if ever read...."
Bradley Campbell, Associate Professor of Sociology at California State University, and Jason Manning, Associate Professor of Sociology at West Virginia University, have been described as “prophets of the academic world” by psychologist Jonathan...
Bradley CampbellWe discussed this in @Quillette too: "Victimhood culture’s focus on oppression narrows the range of moral discourse, and activists seem to be losing the capacity to make moral judgments based on anything other than victimhood terms." (3)
Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx says her office treated accused celebrity hate crime faker Jussie Smollett in the same way that ord...
Bradley Campbell"If Smollett's resolution 'is available to all defendants'... then there are a bunch of people pleading guilty and saddling themselves with lifetime criminal records for no apparent reason. Here are the details of those cases and their court dispositions."
Bradley CampbellIs it normal for prosecutors to drop a case like Jussie Smollett's? After examining other recent cases of filing false police reports, @CWBChicago says it's not.
Attendees at the morning panel included actresses Amy Landecker, Michaela Watkins and Sophia Bush, plus showrunners Sarah Gertrude Shapiro and Jenji Kohan.
Bradley Campbell"During a Monday morning panel probing how Hollywood screenwriters and showrunners portray 'the other side,' Sullivan criticized 'Hollywood' for regularly painting non-coastal elites in unflattering terms."
Bradley Campbell"When you’re a struggling, white working-class person in say, Kentucky, and a Yale student says, ‘You have white privilege,’ what do you think happens? [Donald] Trump gets elected — that’s what happens.”—@sullydish
This is a country which calls itself 'leader of the Free World' and has huge global influence in terms of foreign policy and economics. Now that Trump won't acknowledge basic things like climate change, it's time other countries had a say
Bradley CampbellHow long before a major Democratic presidential candidate endorses this? I give it two election cycles.
Understanding and engaging across difference is not incompatible with moral rigor. It is incumbent upon us to make this clear -- and push back against hate
Bradley Campbell"It may seem like the most reasonable and sympathetic response is to double down on group identity... However, this will not succeed. A more effective strategy is to emphasize superordinate goals, our superordinate identities."—@irakresh
Killing an idea through censorship? That’s not what free people do.
Bradley Campbell"When a person hunts through old, obscure tweets or rants with the goal of elevating the worst expression they can find, they’re not protecting anyone from offensive speech."—@DavidAFrench
Olivia Jade and Isabella Rose Giannulli have decided to withdraw from USC days after their parents were charged for allegedly paying the girls’ way into the university.
Bradley Campbell"Olivia Jade—who said last year she didn’t 'really care about school' but wanted the 'experience' of 'partying'—was aboard the yacht of a USC board of trustees member on spring break when her mom was charged in the scheme Tuesday."