Heather Steffen Heather Steffen is an affiliate scholar at the Rutgers University Center for Cultural Analysis. Read MoreRead Less Stories by this Author The Review Reformers Want Faster Ph.D.s. They’re Wrong. By Heather Steffen November 2, 2020 A doctorate takes time. That’s a good thing. The Review Intellectual Proletarians By Heather Steffen November 28, 2010 Corporatization, absurd spending priorities, lousy faculty pay and conditions. Higher education in 2010? Yes, and a century ago, too.