Early Career Workshop

Early Career Workshop: Embarking on a Successful Career and Navigating Pre-Tenure Challenges

Thursday, October 20, 2022


Co-Chairs: Luca Cian (University of Virginia), Nailya Ordabayeva (Dartmouth College), and Alison Xu (University of Minnesota)


This workshop is designed for scholars who are at the pre-tenure stages of their academic career.  The workshop will offer insights on how to navigate pre-tenure challenges and set up your early career for long-term success and impact. The workshop will consist of two-panel discussions and break-out sessions.



Panel 1: A panel of mid-career scholars who will share their perspectives
on a variety of important issues such as managing a career in early years and the tenure process.

  • Tonya Bradford (University of California – Irvine)
  • Keisha Cutright (Duke University)
  • Anastasia Ghosh (University of Arizona)
  • Peggy Liu (University of Pittsburgh)
  • Brent McFerran (Simon Fraser University)
  • Neeru Paharia (Arizona State University)
  • Stephen Spiller (University of California – Los Angeles)
  • Meng Zhu (Johns Hopkins University)



Panel 2: A panel of senior scholars who will share their perspectives on
big-picture issues such as sustaining a career over many years.

  • Pierre Chandon (INSEAD)
  • Darren Dahl (University of British Columbia)
  • Cait Lamberton (University of Pennsylvania)
  • Angela Lee (Northwestern University)
  • Linda Price (University of Wyoming)
  • Bernd Schmitt (Columbia University)
  • Norbert Schwarz (University of Southern California)
  • Maura Scott (Florida State University)



Breakout sessions: Attendees will participate in two breakout sessions,
each involving personalized discussions with scholars from both panels.


Refreshments will be provided during the workshop.

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