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What’s In A Name? Robert Lee Mitchell III and Arrianna Marie Coleman

Last week I logged into to Twitter to see two friends and colleagues in a debate about prestige and grades. I asked them, incredulously, who cared about grades in graduate … Continue reading

January 30, 2013 · 58 Comments

Upcoming Talks

I said this would be the semester I don’t go to every conference. Promises, promises. It looks like I will be the Southeastern Women’s Studies Association conference in Greensboro this … Continue reading

January 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Trickle Down Feminism Trickles Down On Itself

Back in June I wrote a piece about what I called “trickle down feminism“, about which I said: Trickle-down economics wasn’t the best experience for people like me. You will … Continue reading

January 27, 2013 · 10 Comments

Towards A Critical Org Theory

Contemporary stratification scholars are unlikely to deny the claim that organizations are the primary site of the production and allocation of inequality in modern societies. Although there is considerable consensus … Continue reading

January 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

There Is No Race in Organizations

I continue to work on a comparative case of organizational structures in higher education. T’is what I do. Central to my theorizing and empirical work is that organizations reproduce racial, … Continue reading

January 18, 2013 · 8 Comments

Dear Parents, Thanks for the Humans. Signed, Society.

I do not have a living child. That fact has made graduate school somewhat easier for me than it is for my colleagues with children. That is something Melonie Fullick … Continue reading

January 16, 2013 · 4 Comments

The “Future” Of Higher Education?

The 20 Million Minds Fund is sponsoring a talk on the future of higher education today. I’ve followed sporadically on twitter (#20mmreboot). My comrade Audrey Watters is doing a solid … Continue reading

January 8, 2013 · 1 Comment

Atlanta Sexes: Double Dipping in Manufactured Controversy?

This will be a drive-by post because, well, graduate school. But, I was struck today by an interesting article at The Atlantic. I’ve talked here before about the organizational logic … Continue reading

January 4, 2013 · Leave a comment