Student Input on Hiring Decisions

We discuss student protests at Seton Hall over representation, and one of the students’ demands for formal influence over faculty hiring.  The case is used as a platform for discussing the role of students in making faculty hiring decisions.

Discussants

Mark Horowitz is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Seton Hall University. He authored “Sociology’s Sacred Victims and the Politics of Knowledge: Moral Foundations Theory and Disciplinary Controversies” in The American Sociologist.

Joseph Nathan Cohen co-hosts The Annex and directs the Sociocast Project. He is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the City University of New York, Queens College. He wrote Financial Crisis in American Households: The Basic Expenses That Bankrupt the Middle Class (2017, Praeger) and co-authored Global Capitalism: A Sociological Perspective (2010, Polity). Twitter: @jncohen

Leslie Hinkson co-hosts The Annex. She is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Georgetown University. Her recent book is Subprime Health: Debt and Race in U.S. Medicine (2017 University of Minnesota Press).

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