March 13, 2003
Why tenured professors should support TA unionizationA glance at the winter issue of Pedagogy: Why tenured professors should support TA unionization
Gail Stygall, an associate professor of English language and literature at the University of Washington at Seattle, offers advice for faculty members caught in the battle over the unionization of teaching assistants.
Two weeks before the end of the spring semester in 2001, a majority of the university's TA's went on strike. "As the director of the writing program, as well as