Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies Workshare Series

Mathieu Dubeau & Riddhi Mehta-Neugebauer
Friday, February 8, 2019 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Smith Hall room 40A

Universities market their social science graduate programs as pathways into the exclusive arena of academia or high-paying policy or industry jobs. Yet these promises fail to trickle down to working-class students, further reinforcing the mythology of the American Dream. While there’s been much work done on the effects of socioeconomic status on undergraduates, this paper addresses the impacts of the compounding precarity it creates for those pursuing graduate studies.

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