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A Reading List (By Request)

I have promised about a dozen people that I have a list of reading for the work I attempt to do. That work is at the intersection of education, organizations, … Continue reading

June 30, 2013 · 2 Comments

Crowdsourcing a New Syllabus: Teaching Contemporary Stratification

Along with speaking, writing, researching, consulting and mocking professional pundits that wear ascots, I also teach. I am very excited to be writing a syllabus for a stratification course, to … Continue reading

June 28, 2013 · 2 Comments

Twitter Tactics Talk at Emory’s Center for Injury Control

The regular readers know that I make a habit of posting powerpoints before a talk. I find it saves participants from copious note-taking. That makes for a more engaged room. … Continue reading

June 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Woman In The CIA Read Porn And The Daily Beast Is On It!

This probably needs a PREAM warning. I do not really do public debates about feminism and organizational logics anymore for reasons, but I thought this story in The Daily Beast … Continue reading

June 13, 2013 · 1 Comment

More on Building a Prestigious For-Profit

I continue to think through a theoretical framework to understand how prestige and for-profit colleges interact. The first post about that project got a significant amount of interaction. I appreciated … Continue reading

June 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

How To Work With Academics For Media Folks

I have had the good fortune to work on a topic that has some minimal appeal to popular media. I have done a little radio, a little print and a … Continue reading

June 6, 2013 · 3 Comments