Midcareer Workshop

 

Midcareer Workshop: Midcareer Leadership and a Practical Guide to Get There

 

Co-Chairs: Markus Giesler (York University) and Rebecca Walker Reczek (The Ohio State University)

 

 

The workshop offers an opportunity for mid-career scholars to discuss important career development issues with more senior scholars.

 

 

 

2:00-3:00 PM             Plenary Panel: “Research Leadership: Developing a Program of Research that Changes the Field”

 

 

  • Darren Dahl, University of British Columbia
  • Ashlee Humphreys, Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University
  • Michel Pham, Columbia University
  • Barbara Kahn, University of Pennsylvania
  • Carey Morewedge, Boston University

 

 

3:00-3:15 PM             Coffee Break

 

3:15-4:30 PM             Participants choose one of two breakout sessions:

 

 

 “Midcareer Personas and Pathways”


  • Public academic: Americus Reed, University of Pennsylvania
  • Policy advisor/activist: Jeremy Kees, Villanova University
  • Dean/Dept chair: Suzanne Shu, Cornell University
  • Ph.D. mentor: Stefano Puntoni, University of Pennsylvania
  • Consultant/Advisor to industry: Andrew Stephen, University of Oxford
  • Editor/Associate editor: Zeynep Arsel, Concordia University

 

 

 “Midcareer Survival Skills”


  • Choosing the right projects and managing co-author teams: Brent McFerran, Simon Fraser University
  • Work/life balance: Kelly Haws, Vanderbilt University
  • Mobility and career management: Joe Goodman, The Ohio State University
  • How to say no: Vanessa Patrick, University of Houston
  • Responsible citizenship in the field: Tiffany Barnett White, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 

 

4:30-4:35 PM            Short Break

 

 

4:35-5:00 PM            Concluding Session: “Rebuilding Engagement with the Field Post-COVID

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