Friday, 3:30–4:45 p.m., Lone Star C, JW Marriott
Connected Academics: A Showcase of PhD Career Diversity
Program arranged by the Office of the Executive Director
Speakers: Nicky Agate, MLA; Tim Bombosch, Ixxus Publishing and Media Specialists; Jean Cannon, Hoover Inst.; Jennifer Crewe, Columbia Univ. Press; Bennett Donovan, Blackbaud, Inc.; Andy Fitzgerald, Frog Design; Jennifer Furlong, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York; Christopher Kark, Twitter Inc.; Jasmine Lellock, Newton South High School, MA; Rona Sheramy, Assn. for Jewish Studies
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/ after 1 Dec.