Jillian Jacklin

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Jillian Jacklin is a PhD candidate in the Department of History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her dissertation, “Paper Dreams, Working-Class Cultures and Political Drift in the Fox River Valley, 1880s-1950s,” traces the shifting meanings of freedom and survival for workers in the Fox Cities, Wisconsin.

“We’ll just live within our means then!”: A Reaction to UW-Madison Graduate School Administration’s Proposal to “Restructure” Graduate Employee Pay

by on December 7, 2015

After briefly skimming over the potential effects of the proposed restructuring of pay for graduate assistants, I found myself jadedly stunned by the UW-Madison administration’s most recent attack on the quality of higher education, specifically with regard to the Humanities, at Wisconsin’s prized flagship and world-renowned institution.

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