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Margy Thomas Horton, “Are Academic Businesses Low-hanging Fruit?”

Every Q & A needs one audacious question, so I was grateful recently when, after I’d given a starry-eyed talk to some humanities PhDs about entrepreneurship as a partial solution to the academic jobs crisis, one audience member put her hand up and said (I’m paraphrasing), “No offense, but I see what you and The Professor Is In and some other academic entrepreneurs are doing, and I think, how many businesses like that can there be–businesses that academics create to support other academics? Didn’t you guys already pick all the low-hanging fruit?”

Read Margy’s full article, “Are Academic Businesses Low-hanging Fruit?”, at TheProfessorIsIn.