An Interview With Barbara Wolf

by Chris Carter with an introduction by Evelyn Beck Until she investigated the appalling working conditions of adjuncts, filmmaker Barbara Wolf thought they had it pretty good. “Those of us not in the academy hear the word “adjunct” before “professor”—an “a” word that precedes “professor,” like “assistant” or “associate”—and it sounds official, so we’re impressed,” she says. But then she met adjunct after adjunct and learned about their low salaries and lack of benefits or job security, how they drove from campus to campus, how they had no offices, no phones, no parking. “I began to compare the situation to […]
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