Contemptable Safety: Coronavirus, Neoliberalism, and the Moral Value of Universities

  • Mary K. Ryan Washington & Jefferson College



Author Biography

Mary K. Ryan, Washington & Jefferson College

Mary K. Ryan is an Assistant Professor of Political Science and Director of the Public Policy Program at Washington & Jefferson College. Mary received her Ph.D. in Social, Political, Ethical, and Cultural Thought from Virginia Tech. Mary's research on race, inequality, social justice, and democracy includes chapters in Poverty in American Popular Culture (McFarland); Protecting Whiteness: Whitelash and the Rejection of Racial Equality (University of Washington Press); Critical Insights: Civil Rights Literature Past and Present (Salem); Surveillance, Race, Culture (Palgrave Macmillan); and Spaces of Surveillance (Palgrave Macmillan) as well as journal articles in The Activist History Review; (Inter) Sections; Theoria: A Journal of Social and Political Theory; and the Journal for the Study of Peace and Conflict.


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Special Section on Capitalism, Coronavirus, and Crushing College as We Know It