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Women in the Academy






This program cosponsored by the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center and the Graduate School offers Ph.D. students a chance to reflect on the ways that gender affects their experience as they begin their professional journey in the academy.

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WITA Schedule: Fall 2019 

All programs begin at noon and are held in Buttrick 123.
Lunch is provided.

#AcademicTwitter?: Building a Social Media Presence
Wednesday, September 25

Erin Calipari, Assistant Professor of Pharmacology
Lisa Fazio, Assistant Professor of Psychology and Human Development
Beth Fox, Director of Social Media Strategy, Office of Strategic Communications
Nicole Joseph,Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education

Establishing and Understanding Authority in the Classroom
Tuesday, October 29

Anjali Forber-Pratt, Assistant Professor of Human and Organizational Development
Andrea Locke, Academic Pathways Postdoctoral Fellow
Abby Luck Parish, Associate Professor of Nursing
LaTonya J. Trotter, Assistant Professor of Sociology
Moderated by Cynthia Brame, Associate Director, Center for Teaching

Negotiating Your First Academic Job
Wednesday, December 4

Dana Nelson, Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of English


Questions? Please contact Rory Dicker at