Professional Pathways: Preparing For Your Academic Future

Indiana Memorial Union Frangipani Room
February 7th, 2014, 8:30 am 5:00 pm

NOTE: Registration is not required—the conference is free and open to all IU graduate students. In order to participate in the complimentary lunch you must RSVP by Monday, February 3rd, to with your name, department, and year in your program. There is limited seating for lunch. Thank you!
8:309:00 Registration and Coffee, Indiana Memorial Union Frangipani Room
9:009:15 Welcoming Remarks
Dean James Wimbush, Dean of the University Graduate School, Indiana University
9:1510:45 Panel 1:Doctor(ate)s without Borders (IMU Whittenberger Auditorium)

Research-Intensive University
Ellen MacKay, Indiana University, Department of English


Experience at a Liberal Arts School
Matthew Oware, DePauw University, Department of Sociology and Anthropology


Experience at a Smaller University
Melissa Evans-Andris, University of Louisville, Associate Dean of Research and Professor, College of Education


Experience in an Applied Position
David Rutkowski, Indiana University, Department of Education Leadership and Policy Studies

11:0012:15 Panel 2: Developing Your Professional Record
(Panel will be divided into two parallel sections: Humanities/Social Sciences and Natural Sciences)

Natural Sciences (IMU Georgian Room)

Michael Wade, Indiana University, Department of Biology

Dana Dudle, DePauw University, Department of Biology

Jan Van Dyke, Indiana University, Arts & Sciences Career Services

Whitney Schlegel, Indiana University, Department of Biology


Humanities & Social Sciences (IMU Whittenberger Auditorium)

Cassidy Sugimoto, Indiana University, Library and Information Science

Jennifer Lee, Indiana University, Department of Sociology

John Nieto-Phillips, Indiana University, Department of History and Latino Studies Program

Aziza Khazzoom, Indiana University, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures

12:301:45 Lunch, Indiana Memorial Union Frangipani Room
      Keynote Address
David Daleke, Vice Provost for Graduate Education and Health Sciences and Associate Dean of the University Graduate School, IU Bloomington
2:003:15 Panel 3: Diverse Teaching Strategies (IMU Whittenberger Auditorium)
Ray Haynes, Indiana University, School of Education

Martin Siegel, Indiana University, School of Informatics and Computing

Joe Pomerening, Indiana University, Department of Biology

Laura Plummer, Indiana University, Director of Campus Writing Program, Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning


Panel 4: Communicating Your Work (IMU Whittenberger Auditorium)

Fabio Rojas, Indiana University, Department of Sociology

Justin R. Garcia, Indiana University, Department of Gender Studies and The Kinsey Institute

Stephen Tillotson, School of Public and Environmental Affairs Indianapolis

Michael Jones, Indiana University, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences