Author: Beau Pihlaja

Beau Pihlaja is assistant professor of Technical Communication & Rhetoric in Texas Tech University's English Department.

Beau Pihlaja | Assistant Professor | Technical Communication and Rhetoric | Department of English | Texas Tech University (TTU) As my campus plans to return to in-person instruction in the fall 2021, there are several things I will be taking with me from the last year of teaching and surviving into the future. The most significant is a profound sense of where and how and through whom power in a classroom and in an institution flows and can flow. Before the pandemic, I like most, noted the ways power too often protects itself in any situation by laying responsibility on…

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