Higher Ed Live

Student Affairs Live - Social Class and Student Affairs

April 25, 2019

Social class often goes unspoken or spoken about in coded language in higher education generally, and student affairs specifically. Yet, social class is an organizing principle, whether we pay attention to it or not, for those aspiring to attend, attending, graduating, teaching, and working in higher education.

On this episode of Student Affairs Live, host Keith Edwards speaks with Sonja Ardoin, Ph.D. and becky martinez, ed.d. co-authors of the new book Straddling Social Class in the Academy. This episode will discuss the lessons from the 26 narratives of students, faculty, and administrators from working class and poor backgrounds from the book and implications for student affairs practitioners, practice, and policy.