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Service as a Subversive Activity: On the centrality of service to an academic career

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In the normative view of academic life, service is presented as an unfortunate inconvenience, a dull distraction from the real work of the academy, which is taken to be teaching and research. Service is also presented to the novice academic as an activity that is completely unconnected with the real work of teaching and research. Jan Monk has made service central to her academic career. A brief overview of her service activities shows how closely intertwined they have been with her scholarship and teaching. Moreover, I believe that Jan's service work demonstrates not only how service is central to a vibrant, meaningful, and rich academic life; it is also an essential vehicle for creating change within, as well as outside of, the academy.
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Keywords: Janice Monk; Research/teaching/service; academic careers; feminism

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: Clark University, Worcester, USA

Publication date: February 1, 2007

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