Bridging Traditional Divides: Reimagining Your Role in Academic Life

Indiana Memorial Union
January 30th, 2015, 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; however, you must RSVP by Monday, January 26th, to with your name, department, and year in your program. There is limited seating for lunch. Thank you!
8:309:00 Registration and Continential Breakfast (IMU Frangipani Room)
9:009:15 Welcoming Remarks (IMU Whittenberger Auditorium)
David Daleke, Vice Provost for Graduate Education and Health Sciences and Associate Dean of the University Graduate School, IU Bloomington
9:1510:45 Panel 1: Looking Ahead: Considering Your Various Career Options (IMU Whittenberger Auditorium)

Working at a Teaching-Focused Institution
Michele Villinski, DePauw University, Department of Economics and Management


Working at a Research-Focused Institution
Speaker TBD


Working as a Post-Doc
Speaker TBD


Working Outside of Academia
Galen Clavio, Indiana University, Department of Kinesiology

11:0012:15 Panel 2: Teaching In and Out of the Classroom (IMU Whittenberger Auditorium)

Teaching in a Diverse University
Speaker TBD


Service Learning in the Community
Speaker TBD


Student Engagement
Jill Robinson, Indiana University, Department of Chemistry


Integrating Research and Teaching
Catherine Sherwood-Laughlin, Indiana University, Department of Applied Health Science

12:301:45 Lunch (IMU Frangipani Room)

Keynote Address
Lauren Robel, Provost and Executive Vice President, IU Bloomington

2:003:00 Panel 3: Roundtables (IMU Georgian Room)

Table 1: Innovative Teaching Strategies (Social Sciences & Humanities)
Curt Bonk, Indiana University, Department of Instructional Systems Technology


Table 2: Innovative Teaching Strategies (Natural Sciences)
David Kehoe, Indiana University, Department of Biology


Table 3: Developing a Research Record (Social Sciences & Humanities)
Speaker TBD


Table 4: Developing a Research Record (Natural Sciences)
Speaker TBD


Table 5: Collaboration and Co-authorship (Social Sciences & Humanities)
Cate Taylor, Indiana University, Department of Gender Studies & Sociology


Table 6: Collaboration and Co-authorship (Natural Sciences)
Speaker TBD


Table 7: Building a Service Record
Ruth M. Stone, Indiana University, Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology


Table 8: Creating Professional Networks
Elaine M. Hernandez, Indiana University, Department of Sociology


Table 9: Surviving and Thriving in Graduate School (for early students)
Sarah Hatteberg, Indiana University, Department of Sociology


Table 10: Surviving the Dissertation (for later students)
Speaker TBD


Table 11: Communicating Your Work
Steve Hinnefeld, Indiana University, News & Media Specialist


Table 12: Grants and Funding
Speaker TBD


Panel 4: Navigating the Job Market
(Panel will be divided into two parallel sections: Social Sciences & Humanities and Natural Sciences)

    Social Sciences & Humanities (IMU Georgian Room)

Advice from a Research-Focused Perspective
Andrew Halpern-Manners, Indiana University, Department of Sociology


Advice from a Teaching-Focused Perspective
Speaker TBD


Advice from a Recent Ph.D.
Kyungbin Kwon, Indiana University, Department of Instructional Systems Technology


Advice from a Post-Doc
Andrea Kaye Chomistek, Indiana University, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

    Natural Sciences (IMU Whittenberger Auditorium)

Advice from a Research-Focused Perspective
Catherine A. Pilachowski, Indiana University, Department of Astronomy


Advice from a Teaching-Focused Perspective
Jeanette K. Pope, DePauw University, Department of Geosciences


Advice from a Recent Ph.D.
John Marton, Indiana University, School of Public and Environmental Affairs


Advice from a Post-Doc
Tierney Lorenz, Indiana University, The Kinsey Institute