Codeswitching, Academic Publishing, and A Complicated Debate on Research Accessibility

Hannah Spadafora
14 min readMay 31, 2021

There is an intense debate within the academy as to whether professional scholars should make their work more accessible to public audiences — a realization that all the knowledge in the world doesn’t bring change if researchers only talk to each other. Fitting the theme of the argument that academic writing needs to be broken down and made…

Hannah Spadafora

Hannah Spadafora is a writer living in the Atlanta area with multiple cats and underused degrees in anthropology, philosophy, and religious studies.