Higher Education

Higher Education

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Interviews on the current state and future of higher education.

Get PhDone! Proven Strategies for Tackling Your Writing Roadblocks

February 29, 2024

Get PhDone! Proven Strategies for Tackling Your Writing Roadblocks

Briana Barner

Are you facing writing roadblocks? There are many guides on how to make your writing match academic standards, so why aren’t there any on how to make …

How to Teach TESOL Ethically in an English-Dominant World

February 20, 2024

How to Teach TESOL Ethically in an English-Dominant World

Ingrid Piller

Carla Chamberlin and Mak Khan speak with Ingrid Piller about linguistic diversity and social justice. We discuss whether US native speakers of Englis…

Linguistic Diversity in Education: A Discussion with Ingrid Gogolin

February 17, 2024

Linguistic Diversity in Education

Ingrid Gogolin

Hanna Torsh speaks with Ingrid Gogolin about linguistic diversity in education. Why is linguistic diversity important in creating educational equity?…

Patrick Gamsby, "The Discourse of Scholarly Communication" (Lexington Books, 2023)

February 14, 2024

The Discourse of Scholarly Communication

Patrick Gamsby
Hosted by Michael LaMagna

The Discourse of Scholarly Communication (Lexington Books, 2023) examines the place and purpose of modern scholarship and its dialectical relationship…

Daniel Druckman, "Negotiation, Identity and Justice: Pathways to Agreement" (Routledge, 2023)

February 11, 2024

Negotiation, Identity and Justice

Daniel Druckman
Hosted by Miranda Melcher

Containing research conducted and published over a half century, Negotiation, Identity and Justice: Pathways to Agreement (Routledge, 2023) by Dr. Dan…

Richard A. Detweiler, "The Evidence Liberal Arts Needs: Lives of Consequence, Inquiry, and Accomplishment" (MIT Press, 2021)

February 11, 2024

The Evidence Liberal Arts Needs

Richard A. Detweiler
Hosted by David Finegold

We speak with Richard Detweiler about his new book The Evidence Liberal Arts Needs: Lives of Consequence, Inquiry and Accomplishment (MIT Press, 2021)…

Katherine Firth et al., "How to Fix Your Academic Writing Trouble: A Practical Guide" (Open UP, 2018)

February 9, 2024

How to Fix Your Academic Writing Trouble

Inger Mewburn, Katherine Firth, and Shaun Lehmann
Hosted by Daniel Shea

Listen to this interview of Katherine Firth, academic at, Australia. We talk about the necessary trouble that people have when they write new knowledg…

Nicholas B. Dirks, "City of Intellect: The Uses and Abuses of the University" (Cambridge UP, 2024)

February 9, 2024

City of Intellect

Nicholas B. Dirks
Hosted by Ariadna Obregon

Drawing from his experiences of having belonged to the faculty, administrative, and presidential circles of the university, author Nicholas B. Dirks o…

Where is Home?: A Discussion with Zed Zha

February 8, 2024

Where is Home?

Zed Zha

When Zed Zha came to the United States for her education, she faced barriers to medical school admission and financial aid, and to establishing a sens…

Wendy Cheng, "Island X: Taiwanese Student Migrants, Campus Spies, and Cold War Activism" (U Washington Press, 2023)

February 8, 2024

Island X

Wendy Cheng
Hosted by Donna Anderson

This episode, which is co-hosted with Tandee Wang, features a conversation with Dr. Wendy Cheng, author of Island X: Taiwanese Student Migrants, Campu…

Sheila Marie Bock, "Claiming Space: Performing the Personal Through Decorated Mortarboards" (Utah State UP, 2023)

February 2, 2024

Claiming Space

Sheila Marie Bock
Hosted by Miranda Melcher

Claiming Space: Performing the Personal through Decorated Mortarboards (Utah State University Press, 2023) by Dr. Sheila Bock examines the growing tra…

Larry Summers (Harvard Economics Professor) on His Career In Academic Economics, Government, University Leadership and Corporate America

February 2, 2024

Larry Summers (Harvard Economics Professor) on His Career In Academic Economics, Government, University Leadership and Corporate America

Larry Summers
Hosted by Jon Hartley

Larry Summers, Harvard economics professor and 71st US Secretary of the Treasury, joins the podcast for an in-depth discussion of his career at the hi…

Marc Arsell Robinson, "Washington State Rising: Black Power on Campus in the Pacific Northwest" (NYU Press, 2023)

February 2, 2024

Washington State Rising

Marc Arsell Robinson
Hosted by Stephen Hausmann

In the late 1960s, as the United States was wracked by protests, assassinations, and political unrest, students in Washington State seized the moment.…

Black Women, Ivory Tower: Revealing the Lies of White Supremacy in American Education

February 1, 2024

Black Women, Ivory Tower

Jasmine L. Harris

Today’s book is: Black Women, Ivory Tower: Revealing the Lies of White Supremacy in American Education (Broadleaf Books, 2024), by Dr. Jasmine L. Harr…

Ankhi Mukherjee and Ato Quayson, "Decolonizing the English Literary Curriculum" (Cambridge UP, 2023)

January 28, 2024

Decolonizing the English Literary Curriculum

Ankhi Mukherjee and Ato Quayson
Hosted by Arnab Dutta Roy

George Floyd's death on May 25th 2020 marked a watershed in reactions to anti-Black racism in the United States and elsewhere. Intense demonstrations …

Andi Gustavson and Charlotte Nunes, "Transforming the Authority of the Archive: Undergraduate Pedagogy and Critical Digital Archives" (Lever Press, 2023)

January 26, 2024

Transforming the Authority of the Archive

Andi Gustavson and Charlotte Nunes
Hosted by Jen Hoyer

Featuring perspectives from educators, undergraduates, and archivists who are affiliated with community and institutional archives, the contributions …

Inside Addiction and Sobriety in Academia

January 25, 2024

Inside Addiction and Sobriety in Academia

Alicia Andrzejewski

How do the pressures of academia affect our relationships with ourselves, our work, and with substance use? Dr. Alicia Andrzejewski joins us for a can…

Ajantha Subramanian on the Caste of Merit

January 18, 2024

Ajantha Subramanian on "The Caste of Merit: Engineering Education in India"

Ajantha Subramanian

Before she became the host and star of Violent Majorities, the RTB series on Israeli and Indian ethnonationalism, Ajantha Subramanian sat down with El…

Black and Queer on Campus

January 18, 2024

Black and Queer on Campus

Michael P. Jeffries

Today’s book is: Black and Queer on Campus (NYU Press, 2023) by Michael P. Jeffries, which offers an inside look at what life is like for LGBTQ colleg…

Marcy Simons, "Academic Librarianship: Anchoring the Profession in Contribution, Scholarship, and Service" (Rowman & Littlefield, 2023)

January 17, 2024

Academic Librarianship

Marcy Simons
Hosted by Michael LaMagna

Academic Librarianship: Anchoring the Profession in Contribution, Scholarship, and Service (Rowman & Littlefield, 2023) by Marcy Simons is needed now …