Since the 1990s, the percentage of teaching delivered by precarious scholars has increased in Australian universities, like in many other countries. The sector generally attributes this to cuts in government funding, leading institutions to run the kind of ‘mass university’ that has been typical of the past thirty years, on the cheap.Read more →
posts and bio Hannah Forsyth
Dr Hannah Forsyth is Senior Lecturer in History at the Australian Catholic University, working on the histories of capitalism, labor and education in Australian and global history. Hannah is author of A History of the Modern Australian University (UNSW Press 2014).