Friday, 8:30–9:45 a.m., Lone Star C, JW Marriott
Connected Academics: Expanding Career Possibilities for PhDs
Program arranged by the Office of the Executive Director. Presiding: Micki Kaufman, MLA
Speakers: Jennifer Croft, Tiffin, IA; Steven Crumb, Mary Inst. and St. Louis Country Day School, MO; Anne-Marie Harvey, Univ. of California, Berkeley; Christine Kelly, Claremont Graduate Univ.; Eric Lupfer, Humanities Texas; Jennifer Nichols, FrameWorks Inst.; Danielle Cunniff Plumer, dcplumer associates; Jason Rhody, National Endowment for the Humanities; Katina Rogers, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York
Showcasing careers of PhD recipients who have put their advanced degrees in the humanities to work in a variety of rewarding occupations, this session is an opportunity to discover the wide range of employment possibilities available within and beyond the academy. Presenters are available at individual stations for one-on-one discussions about their jobs and the career paths that led to them.
For a detailed description of the session, visit https://connect.commons.mla.org/about-connected-academics/ after 1 Dec.