Academics would rather talk about their sex lives than talk about their salaries. So in today’s episode, we talk to Dr. Rebecca Major about one of the biggest taboos in academia: money. We talk about how hard it is for many first-gen academics to make ends meet, and the bougie norms of academia that make it difficult for them to talk about these struggles.
- Faculty More Likely to Have Wealthier, Highly Educated Parents
- Rebecca Major’s Twitter thread on student loans
- Fair UC Now
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