The Adjunct Hustle: A conversation with Emily Cobb
In the first episode of Perceived Value Sarah Rachel Brown discusses the adjunct hustle with one of the busiest individuals she knows, Emily Cobb.
The two women discuss what exactly an adjunct is, all the fancy terminology academics use to describe themselves, and how much money Emily is actually making from all this hustling. Being an adjunct is valuable experience for those wanting to teach in academia; here we break down what this experience entails.
Emily Cobb is a jewelry designer and maker utilizing digital technology and traditional fabrication techniques to make her work. She received her Master of Fine Arts in Metals/Jewelry/CAD-CAM from Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia. In addition to a solo exhibition at the Philadelphia Art Alliance, she has exhibited at museums such as the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, the Racine Art Museum, and the Bellevue Arts Museum. Her work has been featured on the cover of Metalsmith Magazine and in publications such as Digital Handmade: Craftsmanship in the New Industrial Revolution. Emily recently accepted a full-time assistant professor position in jewelry and small metals at Humboldt State University in California.