Samantha Bernstein and Adrianna Kezar

Samantha Bernstein-Sierra is a Ph.D. Candidate of urban education policy at the University of Southern California’s Rossier School of Education. She received her Bachelor’s degree in History from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and her J.D. degree from Suffolk University Law School in 2009, after which she practiced special education law for several years in New York City. Adrianna Kezar is a professor of higher education at the University of Southern California. She is a national expert of change and leadership in higher education and her research agenda explores the change process in higher education institutions and the role of leadership in creating change.


If We Scrap Tenure, What Would Replace It?

Universities need faculty who are dedicated to teaching, but the most persuasive argument in support of tenure – its role in protecting academic freedom– has come to be too narrowly associated with research.

6 years ago