Janice A. Newson

Janice Newson is Professor Emerita and Senior Scholar at York University. She has been a vocal critic of the corporatization of the university and its effects on the public serving mission of universities. Her scholarly publications include journal articles, commentaries, conference presentations, invited lectures, and four co-authored/co-edited books, most recently, with Claire Polster. A Penny for Your Thoughts: How Corporatization Devalues Research, Teaching, and Public Service in Canada’s Universities. Ottawa: The Centre for Policy Alternatives, 2015. Since the early 1980s, she has an activist in mobilizing campaigns against corporatization across Canada and elsewhere.

Research Areas: Education, Feminist Studies, Policy and Society, Science and Technology, Work and Professions

You may contact this member at the following coordinates

janewson@eagle.ca

http://www.janicenewson.ca

Member Publication

A Penny for Your Thoughts: How Corporatization Devalues Research, Teaching, and Public Service in Canada's Universities

This book is a real-time tour of how universities in Canada have been transformed from public-serving institutions into knowledge businesses through corporatization. In 17 chapters, Newson and Polster explore how this ...

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