The Chronicle of Higher Education Interviews Scholars Who Study the Working Class

The Chronicle of Higher Education’s Katherine Mangan interviewed Sherry Lee Linkon, professor of English at Georgetown University and blog editor of Working-Class Perspectives, and John B. Russo, Visiting Scholar at the Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor at Georgetown University and Visiting Research Fellow at the Metropolitan Institute of Virginia Tech University, on the future of working-class studies after the presidential election and the reopening of the Center for Working-Class Studies at Youngstown State University.  Mangan writes, “They’re hoping the focus on working-class issues in the aftermath of President Trump’s election will prove a boon to their centers, many of which operate on shoestring budgets.” Click here to read the full article.

 

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