Contextualizing Academic Lives

Michael Manley-Casimir, Nancy E. Fenton, Michelle K. McGinn, Carmen Shields


This article establishes a historical context for understanding academic lives. The focus is on the issues individuals face as they adopt and enact the role of academic, including their experiences as newcomers, interactions with saga-keepers, and the limits of their voice and role in new institutional environments.


academic lives; belonging; history of universities; saga-keepers; academic mobbing

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ISSN 1715-0094  Workplace