For the Love of Learning, Money or Masochism? Research Maximus

by Chris Cumo Actor Russell Crowe, as Maximus Decimus Meridius, recreated a cinematic version of gladiatorial combat in ancient Rome. Dean Davies is in pursuit of the real gladiators. Yet conventional wisdom labels Davies an anomaly. He has taught English part-time at Mesa State College in Grand Junction, Colorado, Indiana University of Pennsylvania in Indiana, Pennsylvania and Idaho State University in Pocatello, Idaho. Conducting research while off the tenure-track is, perhaps, akin to the mastery of medical texts without the benefit of enrollment in medical school. Part-time faculty who conduct research and publish are often rewarded with cold indifference from […]
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