books, publications, and talks

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Peer-Reviewed Publications

Selling Hope and College

now available from Cornell University Press

Posecznick (2017). Selling Hope and College: Merit, Markets and Recruitment in an Unranked School. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press. Forthcoming, April 2017.

Posecznick (2017). Engineering Success: Embodying and Performing Neoliberal Achievement through Pouring a Bottle of Water. In B. Urcioli (Ed.), The ‘Experience’ of Neoliberal Education. New York: Berghahn Books. Chapter in preparation.

Posecznick, A. (2015). Provoking aspiration: Risk-management through the cultivation of future selves in college recruitment (with corrigendum). Policy Futures in Education, 13(5), 639–661.

Posecznick, A. (2014). On theorising and humanising academic complicity in the neoliberal university. Learning and Teaching, 7(1), 1–11.

Posecznick, A. (2013). Constructing legitimacy in a non-selective, American college: Unpacking symbolic capital through ethnographic moments. Ethnography and Education, 8(1), 1–15.

Special Issues edited in Peer-Reviewed Publications

Posecznick and Shumar (2014). Collusion, Complicity & Resistance: Theorizing Academics, the University and the Neoliberal Marketplace. Learning and Teaching: The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences, Spring 7(1).

Book Reviews

Posecznick (2010). “Service-learning and social justice: Engaging students in social change” (Book Review). by Susan Benigni Cipolle. Education Review, Volume 13. (http://edrev.info/reviews/rev997.pdf).

Posecznick (2009). “Fertilizers, pills, and magnetic strips: The fate of public education in America” by Gene Glass (Book Review). Anthropology and Education Quarterly, Volume 40, Issue 2.

Editorials, Essays and Commentaries

Posecznick (2014). The Anthropologist as Scholarly Hipster, Five Part Series. Savage Minds: Notes and Queries in Anthropology. Guest blogger series, May 2014. (http://savageminds.org/author/alexp/).

Felder, Posecznick and Aplenc (2012). Prioritizing Diversity in Practice: A Hybridized Perspective. Diversity Journal, November-December 2012 Issue.

Posecznick (2011). What’s in a Name?  Negotiating and Wielding Dangerous Knowledge in Anthropology. Anthropology News 52(2).

Posecznick (2009). On Anthropological Secrets. Anthropology Now!, Volume 1, Issue 2. Online Education Section (http://anthronow.com/education/on-anthropological-secrets-2).

Peer-Reviewed Conference Participation

Papers Presented

Posecznick (2016). The Promise of Hope and Happiness through Education. Minneapolis, MN: American Anthropological Association, Annual Meeting.

Posecznick (2014). Beaten Down, Measuring Up: Intimate Brands, Educational Infrastructure, & Future Fantasies. Washington D.C.: American Anthropological Association, Annual Meeting.

Posecznick (2013). Anthropologist as Scholarly Hipster. Chicago, IL: American Anthropological Association, Annual Meeting.

Posecznick (2012). Provoking aspiration: Negotiating the potentiality of identity in college recruitment. San Francisco, CA: American Anthropological Association, Annual Meeting.

Posecznick (2010). How to sell mobility: Marketing the non-selective college. New Orleans: American Anthropological Association, Annual Meeting.

Posecznick (2010). “Real” colleges don’t “do” business: Merit from carpeting to classrooms. Oxford, UK: The Oxford Ethnography Conference.

Posecznick (2009). “It’s all about the Numbers:” Imagining Students in a Neoliberal College Bureaucracy. Philadelphia, PA: American Anthropological Association, Annual Meeting.

Posecznick (2008). How to Pour a Bottle of Water: Performance and Achievement at a College Engineering Competition. Philadelphia, PA: Ethnography in Education Research Forum at the University of Pennsylvania.

Posecznick (2006). Engineering Success: Movement and Continuity within Communities of Practice. San Jose, CA: American Anthropological Association, Annual Meeting.

Panels Organized

Posecznick (2016). Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? Discovering the past and the future in the educational present. Minneapolis, MN: American Anthropological Association, Annual Meeting.

Posecznick (2012). I am the Walrus: On the Transformation of Identity in Post-Secondary Education. San Francisco, CA: American Anthropological Association, Annual Meeting.

Posecznick (2011). Collusion: Theorizing Academics, the University and the State. (co-sponsored by the Council on Anthropology and Education and Society for the Anthropology of North America). Invited Session. Montreal, QC: American Anthropological Association, Annual Meeting.

Posecznick (2010). Pipeline to Mobility? Displacement and Flows in Higher Education (peer-reviewed, double session). New Orleans, LA: American Anthropological Association, Annual Meeting.

Panels Chaired or Discussed

Posecznick (2016). Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? Discovering the past and the future in the educational present. Minneapolis, MN: American Anthropological Association, Annual Meeting.

Posecznick (2016). Tangling with Data on Expertise: Two Contexts for Considering Perceptions of Knowledge. Philadelphia, PA: Ethnography in Education Research Forum at the University of Pennsylvania.

Posecznick (2015). The experience of education in the neoliberal arts. Denver, CO: American Anthropological Association, Annual Meeting.

Posecznick (2013). “Anthropology, education, families and communities: Politics, policies and practices.” Discussant. On the Future of Anthropology in Schools of Education University Seminar. New York, NY: Teachers College, Columbia University.

Posecznick (2011). Collusion: Theorizing Academics, the University and the State. (co-sponsored by the Council on Anthropology and Education and Society for the Anthropology of North America). Chair for Invited Session. Montreal, QC: American Anthropological Association, Annual Meeting.

Posecznick (2007). Explorations in the Theory of Education: Anthropological Perspectives. A special issue of the TC Record edited by Dr. Hervé Varenne. Chair and Discussant. Journal Launch and Panel. New York, NY: Teachers College, Columbia University.

Other Talks & Presentations

Posecznick (2015). Nuancing the “Value” of a College Education: Access, Demand and Meaning in Non-selective College Admissions. Invited Talk. Philadelphia, PA: West Philadelphia Tutoring Project at Civic House, University of Pennsylvania,

Posecznick (2014). Rethinking Schools and Meritocracy. Invited Talk. Philadelphia, PA: King’s Court English House, University of Pennsylvania.

Posecznick (2013). The Traveling Professor: Teaching Before a Tenure-Track Job. Philadelphia, PA: Center for Teaching and Learning, University of Pennsylvania.

Posecznick (2009). On Decline and the Production of Scapegoats in College Admissions. Invited Lecture in Education and Cultural Production (Professor Hervé Varenne). New York, NY: Teachers College, Columbia University.

Posecznick (2008). Instructing Agents in College Admissions. Invited Lecture in Education in Cultural Production (Professor Hervé Varenne). New York, NY: Teachers College, Columbia University.

Posecznick (2007). How to get in to College: On the (Im)Possibility of Movement in America. Invited Lecture in Topics in Culture and Education (Professor Hervé Varenne). New York, NY: Teachers College, Columbia University.

Posecznick (2005). The Education of Engineering Students. Invited Lecture in Topics in Culture and Education (Professor Hervé Varenne). New York, NY: Teachers College, Columbia University.

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