Phillip W. Magness

Historian – 19th century United States

Why are there so many adjuncts in English & Literature departments?

| November 3, 2015

Though regulated and at times highly distorted, academic employment is fundamentally a creature of market forces. Full time academic employment has actually kept pace with student enrollment growth since at least 1970, contrary to a number of myths that are often carelessly repeated in the press and by adjunct activists. Full time jobs are not disappearing under any […]