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Jackson Scholars benefited from a very informative and interactive workshop with fellow scholars, faculty mentors, and faculty and alumni panels on the first day of the 2015 AERA Annual Meeting. Jackson Scholars were prepared to fully engage in the conference by hearing from faculty panelists who spoke on “Navigating AERA/UCEA: Understanding the ‘Hidden Curriculum’ of Academic Conferences.” The faculty panelists were:
Judy A. Alston, Ashland University
Noelle Witherspoon Arnold, University of Missouri-Columbia
Terah Venzant Chambers, Michigan State University
Liz Hollingworth, The University of Iowa
Decoteau J. Irby, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
David Mayrowetz, University of Illinois at Chicago
Steve Tozer, University of Illinois at Chicago
Jackson Scholars then heard from JSN Alumni who provided insight on “Navigating the Academy: What to Expect as a Faculty Member.” The alumni panelist were:
Daisy D. Alfaro (JS 2009-11), California State University, Los Angles
Lisa R. Bass (JS 2005-07), North Carolina State University
Karen Stansberry Beard (JS 2005-07), The Ohio State University
Erica Fernández (JS 2012-14), University of Connecticut
Muhammad Khalifa (JS 2005-07), Michigan State University
Juan Manuel Niño (JS 2011-13), University of Texas at San Antonio
Terri N. Watson (JS 2008-10), The City College of New York, The City University of New York
Anjalé Welton (JS 2007-09), University of Illinois, Urban-Champaign
Irene H. Yoon (JS 2009-11), University of Utah
Both panels were moderated by UCEA Associate Director of Graduate Student Development, Gerardo R. López, Loyola University, New Orleans.
For a list of Jackson Scholars and Mentors who attended, please click here.
Thank you to all of the Jackson Scholars Network scholars, mentors, panelists, alumni, and supporters who were in attendance for a very meaningful workshop. UCEA would also like to express appreciation to Division A, the co-sponsor of this event.