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From Minority Grad to Minority Faculty/Staff: Lessons & Strategies for Progressing in the Academy

3MT Featured Home Graduate Education Week Inclusive Excellence Individual Development Plan (IDP) PostDoc Association Professional Development Upcoming Events April 24, 2019 Noon - 1:00pm


2206A, MU Student Center


Dr. Laura Page, Director of Professional Development & Leadership, MU Graduate School

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A collaboration between the MU Graduate School and the Association of Black Graduate and Professional Students (ABGPS)

This panel is an opportunity for unrepresented graduate students and postdocs to learn firsthand what it takes to transition from being a student to becoming a faculty or professional within the academy.

Panelists include:

– Dr. Ty-Ron Douglas, Associate Professor, PK12 Leadership and Policy, Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis
– Donald Gilliam, Student Support Specialist/Program Instructor, Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center
– Dr. Rhodesia McMillian, Associate Director of K-12 Access, Programming and Engagement, Division of Inclusion, Diversity and Equity
– Dr. Christina Mislan, Assistant Professor, Journalism Studies
– Dr. Astrid Villamil, Associate Director of Professional Development, Division of Inclusion, Diversity and Equity