Making Scholarship Matter
Edited By Cynthia Gerstl-Pepin and Cynthia Reyes
Preface: A Case for Emphasizing the “Public” In Public Intellectual Cynthia Gerstl-Pepin and Cynthia Reyes
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A Case for Emphasizing the “Public” in Public Intellectual
CYNTHIA GERSTL-PEPIN AND CYNTHIA REYES
Dr. David Parenti (academic): We get the grant, we study the problem, we propose solutions. If they listen, they listen. If they don’t, it still makes for great research. What we publish on this is gonna get a lot of attention.
Howard “Bunny” Colvin (former police officer): From who?
Dr. David Parenti: From other researchers, academics.
Howard “Bunny” Colvin: Academics?! What, they gonn’ study your study? [chuckles and shakes head] When do this shit change?
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