Student Resources: Navigating the Academy as a Student of Color

Thursday, November 7, 2019: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
I.M Pei Tower: Terrace Level, Biltmore (Sheraton Denver Downtown)

*Names in bold indicate Presenter

Moderators:  Lam Pham, Vanderbilt University and Rachel M. Perera, Pardee RAND Graduate School
Speakers:  Andria Smythe, Howard University, Samuel L. Myers, University of Minnesota, Chris Candeleria, Vanderbilt University, Min Sun, University of Washington and Ashley Causey-Golden, Roots to Fruits Collective

This session provides an opportunity for graduate students of color to speak openly with faculty members about transitioning from graduate school to academia. Panelists will share insights from their experience and offer advice on how to foster a successful career as an academic researcher. This informal conversation will focus on issues that graduate students will begin to think about during the transition from graduate school to early career positions in the academy.

Moderator: Rachel Perera, Pardee RAND Graduate School and Lam Pham, Vanderbilt University

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