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

See: https://www.gc.cuny.edu/Public-Programming/Calendar/Detail?id=22674

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 and Professional Development, the Graduate Center, CUNY.
Dr. Furlong joined the Graduate Center as the Director of Career Planning and 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.  Her full biography can be read here.

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.  His full biography can be found here.

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.  Her full biography can be read here.

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 and Deputy Executive Officer, MA in Liberal Studies, the Graduate Center, CUNY.

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