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Why and How to Apply for a PhD: A Panel on Pursuing Doctoral Studies

Date(s) - Friday, April 4, 2014
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

CUNY Graduate Center, room 7209

Please be aware that this event has passed.

Are you interested in applying for a PhD and want to learn more about this process? Come listen to a panel of faculty and students discuss their experience of the admissions process.


  • Dr. Jennifer Furlong

Director of Career Planning & Professional Development, The Graduate Center, CUNY

Dr. Furlong joined the Graduate Center as the Director of Career Planning & Professional Development in February 2013. She is the co-author of the Career Talk column in The Chronicle of Higher Education and The Academic Job Search Handbook, 4th ed.  To learn more, please read her full biography.

  • Professor Glenn Hendler

Associate Professor & Chair of the English Department, Fordham University

Professor Hendler is the author of Public Sentiments: Structures of Feeling in Nineteenth-Century American Literature (North Carolina, 2001).  He is currently working on a book exploring the representation of emotion and collective public violence to be called: Riot Acts: Writing Public Violence in Nineteenth-Century America. To learn more, please read his full biography.

  • Professor Kristen M. Shockley

Assistant Professor of Psychology, Baruch College & The Graduate Center, CUNY

Professor Shockley’s research focuses on understanding the intersection of employees’ work and family lives, as well as career development. To learn more, please read her full biography.

  • Aneta Samkoff

PhD Student, Art History Department, The Graduate Center, CUNY

  • Nora Slonimsky

PhD Student, History Department, The Graduate Center, CUNY

  • Moderator: Professor Elizabeth Macaulay-Lewis

Visiting Assistant Professor & Deputy Executive Officer, MA in Liberal Studies, The Graduate Center, CUNY

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