Oliver Lee Bateman, Quitlit, and the Higher Education “Staypieces” We Really Need

In a by-now-more-or-less-viral post to Vox yesterday, Oliver Lee Bateman (posting under the name Oliver Lee) announced he would be quitting his tenure-track faculty position in history at University of Texas - Arlington.  Bateman’s post can be added to the burgeoning list of “quit lit” focused on departures from academia.Today, some respondents took Bateman to task. Georgia …

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