Academic Trax: Episode 18

In Episode 18, Kyle Niemeyer, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Oregon State University, joins Jon again to discuss the graduate student union at OSU. We delve into more labor relations and how the administration rules impact academia. Kyle shares how OSU cannot really hire postdocs and discusses some items that are part of the student collective bargaining agreement. Kyle’s research website can be found here and he is also on twitter @kyleniemeyer.

Let us know what you think. We can be reached at www.academictrax.com or via email at academictrax@gmail.com. Jon can be reached on twitter @profgears.

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