Papers & Publications

Publications

Acker, S., McGinn, M. K., & Campisi, C. (2019). The work of university research administrators: Praxis and professionalization. 1(1), 61-85.
http://jphe.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Acker-et-al-JPHE-vol-1-no-1-2019.pdf

Acker, S. & Wagner, A. (2019). Feminist scholars working around the neoliberal university. Gender and Education, 31(1), 62–81 https://doi.org/10.1080/09540253.2017.1296117

McGinn, M. K., Acker, S., Vander Kloet, M., & Wagner, A. (2019). Dear SSHRC, what do you want? An epistolary narrative of expertise, identity, and time in grant writing. Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung /Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 20(1), Art 8. http://dx.doi.org/10.17169/fqs-20.1.3128

Acker, S., Wagner, A., & McGinn, M. K (2018). Research leaders and student collaborators: Insights from Canada. In L. Gornall, B. Thomas, & L. Sweetman (Eds.), Exploring consensual leadership in higher education: Co-operation, collaboration and partnership (pp. 113–128)London, UK: Bloomsbury.

Conference Presentations

Campisi, C., & Vander Kloet, M. (2019, June). Research administrators, grant writing, and faculty–staff relations in the Canadian academy. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Acker, S., McGinn, M. K., Campisi, C., & Hamal, P. (2019, April). The work of university research administrators: Bridging the professional–academic divide. Roundtable paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Wagner, A. (2018, December). Feminist researchers in the neo-liberal academy: Circumventing social justice roadblocks. Paper presented at the conference of the Gender and Education Association, Newcastle, NSW, Australia.

Acker, S. (2018, December). Fast professors in Canadian academe: Negotiating the research funding imperative. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Research into Higher Education, Celtic Manor, Newport, Wales, UK.

Acker, S., & Ylijoki, O.-H. (2018, July). Grant hunting in corporatized universities: Experiences from Canada and Finland. Paper presented at the International Sociological Association Conference, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Campisi, C., McGinn, M. K., & Acker, S. (2018, May). Rock around the clock: Social production in the research policy landscape for social science academics. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education, Regina, SK, Canada.

Acker, S., McGinn, M. K., Vander Kloet, M., & Wagner, A. (2017, May). What does SSHRC want? Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Acker, S., Wagner, A., & McGinn, M. K. (2017, May). Research on researchers: The social production of doctoral student research assistance. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Antonio, TX, USA.

Acker, S. (2017, April). The fast professors: Canadian scholars and the research imperative. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, Portland, OR, USA.

Wagner, A., & Acker, S. (2016, October 20). To seek funding or not? Leading social justice informed research in neo-liberal times. Paper presented at Consortium for the Study of Leadership and Ethics in Education Values & Leadership Conference, Western University, London, ON, Canada.