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Academic Avenger No. 11: Hello Wisconsin!

This comic strip was inspired by Scott Walker’s attack on public higher education in Wisconsin Rebecca Schuman’s Slate article on The Tenure Apocalypse the fact that non-tenure track (aka contingent) faculty members make up 76.4% of the faculty at colleges

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Academic Avenger No. 10: Solidarity

In solidarity with the National Adjunct Walkout Day on February 25. (Facebook|Twitter) Here’s a good write-up by Kate Jenkins for The Atlantic.   Like the Academic Avenger on Facebook or follow him on Twitter to hear about new episodes.      

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Academic Avenger No. 9: Civilidy!

Today’s adventure was inspired by the current debate about “civility” and academic freedom, including but not limited to the decision by Chancellor Phyllis Wise at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to revoke a written job offer of a tenured

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Academic Avenger No. 8: Temptation Island

It’s mid-August, and the Avenger is enjoying some time off on an otherwise uninhabited tropical island. Suddenly, danger surfaces from amidst the deep blue waters. Is it a shark? No – something far more sinister. Like the Academic Avenger on Facebook or

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Academic Avenger No. 5: The Trial

Today’s adventure was brought to you by Franz Kafka’s The Trial a Slate article about an upcoming Franz Kafka video game a fine example of gallows humor in “Twelve Fixed, Eternal Commandments for Academic Job Candidates“ a blog post about a

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Academic Avenger No. 2: Visit Evanston

The Academic Avenger’s latest mission is based on an article by Rebecca Schuman published Feb. 5 on Slate.com. If you don’t follow her yet on Twitter or Facebook, you probably should! Like the Academic Avenger on Facebook or follow him on

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Academic Avenger No. 1: Exploitation Apologists

A recent NPR piece on the prevalent use (and abuse) of adjunct instructors in academia inspired this comic strip. Like the Academic Avenger on Facebook or follow him on Twitter to hear about new episodes. Academic Avenger by http://academicavenger.com is licensed

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