Below is a collection of original publications and reports from other reputable sources for your perusing, which focus on education in California, part-time faculty and/or unions in academia that have broad national appeal. As is to be expected, CPFA takes special interest in social justice issues that slip under the radar of the mainstream media.

Realigning: A Grounded Theory of Academic Workplace Conflict. A dissertation submitted by Melinda A. Nish to Fielding Graduate University, School of Education, Leadership, and Change, in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Education. Read the Full Dissertation.

Want to know how to get rid of faculty?: the Nish Dissertation is a must read, whether you are tenured-track or non-tenure! – John Martin, CPFA Chair

Supporting California’s Community College Teaching Faulty: Improving Working Conditions, Compensation and the Quality of Undergraduate Education. Associate faculty wages and conditions study commissioned by UPTE from UC Santa Cruz labor studies scholar Sara R. Smith. Read the Complete Study

The Just in Time Professor. A Staff Report Summarizing eForum Responses on the Working Conditions of Contingent Faculty in Higher Education produced by the House Committee on Education and the Workforce Democratic Staff, January 2014. Read the Complete Report

Salaries. A pay compensation comparison report compiled by Margaret Hanzimanolis for CPFA. Read more.