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The Hedge-Fund Driven Neoliberal University in a Time of Crisis

There can be little doubt that neoliberalism has undermined, if not crippled, the notion of higher education as a democratic public sphere – a protective and courageous space where students can speak, write, and act from a position of agency and informed judgment. This should be a space where education does the bridging work of […]

Full Citation Information:
Giroux, H. A. (2024). The Hedge-Fund Driven Neoliberal University in a Time of Crisis. PESA Agora. https://pesaagora.com/columns/the-hedge-fund-driven-neoliberal-university-in-a-time-of-crisis/

Henry A. Giroux

Henry A. Giroux is Professor of English and Cultural Studies at McMaster University, Canada. Henry is one of the founding theorists of critical pedagogy in the United States, and has written extensively on public pedagogycultural studiesyouth studieshigher educationmedia studies, and critical theory, winning many awards. His interviews on neoliberalism appear in Truthout.  Henry is past co-Editor-in-chief of the Review of Education, Pedagogy and Cultural Studies.  In 2002 Routledge named him as one of the top fifty educational thinkers of the modern period.


Article Feature Image Acknowledgement: Protesters gathered at the Usdan Student Centre at Brandeis, call on the university to divest from fossil fuels. (Robin Lubbock, https://www.wbur.org/news/2020/02/13/divestment-fossil-fuels-harvard-mit-d2f2)