Below are links to past events and programs from the video archive of the Graduate School Programs office, organized topically.
- Using Social Media in the Classroom
Presenters: Jill Hurst-Wahl, associate professor of practice in the iSchool and director of the master’s program in Library and Information Science; Michael Scialdone, doctoral candidate in Information Science and Technology at the iSchool. The Graduate School’s Professional Development Series (February 8, 2013). View the powepoint presentation.
Publishing Your Research
- Essentials of Academic Publication
A six-part symposium series featuring Syracuse University Press staff, as well as faculty editors of academic journals and book series. Sponsored by the Graduate School and Syracuse University Press (spring 2013).
- Open Access: Shifting Paradigms in Academic Publication
Panelists: Charlotte Hess, associate dean for research, collections, and scholarly communication at SU Libraries Mechthild Nagel, professor of philosophy at SUNY Cortland and editor of the OA journal Wagadu; and Jian Qin, associate professor in SU’s School of Information Studies. Sponsored by Career Services and the Graduate School (spring 2011).
- In Print: How to Get Your Dissertation Published
Presenter: Glenn Wright, director of The Graduate School Press and former acquisitions editor at Syracuse University Press. Sponsored by the Anthropology Future Professoriate Program with support from the Graduate School and Career Services (fall 2010).
Issues in Higher Education
- Regulating Knowledge: Intellectual Property and the 21st-Century University
Speaker: Michael Madison, Professor of Law at the University of Pittsburgh
Respondents: Amy V. Dygert (SU Libraries) and Jennifer M. Crisp (Office of Technology Transfer and Industrial Development, SU). Slides (February 6, 2015)
- Rethinking Graduate Education in the Humanities
Speaker: Russell Berman, Stanford University, chair of the MLA Task Force on Doctoral Study in Modern Language and Literature.
Respondents: Prof. Amanda Eubanks Winkler (Art & Music Histories, SU) and Prof. Gail Hamner (Religion, SU). Powerpoint Slides ( October 17, 2014)
- The Internationalization of Higher Ed: Implications for Faculty
Speaker: Dr. Jason Lane, Educational Administration and Policy Studies, University at Albany. 2014-15 Future Professoriate Program kickoff (May 15, 2014).
- There is No One-Size-Fits-All Model: Embodied and Collaborative Interdisciplinarities
Speaker: Anne E. Mosher, associate professor of geography. Interdisciplinary Graduate Research Symposium keynote address (March 22, 2014) . Download PowerPoint slides.
- Challenges, Changes, and Opportunities in Scholarly Work and the Implications for Doctoral Student Preparation
Speaker: Ann Austin, professor of higher, adult, and lifelong education, Michigan State University. 2013-14 Future Professoriate Program kickoff (September 20, 2013).
- Realigning Higher Education: From Starting Them Off to Keeping Them Going
Speaker: Prof. David Lankes, School of Information Studies. Plenary address, Future Professoriate Program Annual Conference (May 16, 2013).
- The Crisis of Academic Labor: Grad Students, Adjuncts and the Making of the Low-Wage University
Symposium sponsored by the PARCC Labor Studies Group and the Future Professoriate Program, with the support of the GSO, the College of Arts & Sciences, the Maxwell School, and the Departments of Sociology and Geography (March 29, 2013).
- Introduction and Panel: “The State of Academic Labor Today”
Welcome: John Burdick, professor and chair of anthropology, SU. Panelists: Max Haiven, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design; Maria Maisto, New Faculty Majority; Terry Weiner, The Sage Colleges; Rana Jaleel, NYU.
- Keynote: “Resistance is Not Futile: The Future of Higher Education”
Speaker: Cary Nelson, Jubilee Professor Arts and Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
- Introduction and Panel: “The State of Academic Labor Today”
- The Action Research Dissertation
Presenter: Kevin Bott, associate director of Imagining America: Artists and Scholars in Public Life. The Graduate School’s Professional Development Series (March 1, 2013).
- How Big Changes in Higher Ed Are Changing Grad Students’ Career Options
Speaker: Scott Jaschik, founding editor of Inside Higher Ed. 2012-13 Future Professoriate Program kickoff (September 28, 2012).
- Current Issues and Future Prospects in For-Profit Higher Education
Presenter: Kevin Kinser, associate professor of educational administration and policy studies, University at Albany. Sponsored by the Graduate School and Career Services (fall 2010).
- The Changing Landscape of Higher Education
Speaker: Chris M. Golde, associate vice provost for graduate education at Stanford University and research director of the Carnegie Initiative on the Doctorate. Sponsored by Career Services, the Maxwell School Center for Career Development, the GSO, the Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate, and the Graduate School (fall 2008).
The Academic Job Search
- Careers in America’s Two-Year Colleges
Speaker: Rob Jenkins, professor of English, Georgia Perimeter College. Sponsored by the Graduate School, Career Services, and the GSO (October 17, 2013).
- The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Assistant Professors
Presenter: Kristi Andersen, professor of political science. The Graduate School’s Professional Development Series (October 26, 2012). Download PowerPoint slides.
- Working as an Adjunct Instructor
Panelists: Laura Reeder, doctoral student in Arts Education, SU; Paul Morris, doctoral student in Religion, SU; Nadine Fernandez, associate professor and area coordinator, SUNY Empire State College. Sponsored by the Graduate School and Career Services (spring 2010).
- Adjusting to Your First Year as Faculty
Panelists: Aphrodite Ahmadi, assistant professor of physics, SUNY Cortland; Seth Jolly, assistant professor of Political Science, SU; Serge Onyper, assistant professor of psychology, St. Lawrence University; Karen Harrison, assistant professor of communication, Onondaga Community College. Sponsored by Career Services and the Graduate School (spring 2010).
- Negotiating an Academic Job Offer
Panelists: John Tillotson, associate professor of science education, SU; Donald McCrimmon, vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty, Cazenovia College. Sponsored by the Graduate School and Career Services (spring 2010).
- The Dual Career Academic Job Search
Panelists: Benjamin Dotger, assistant professor of teaching and leadership, SU; Sharon Dotger, assistant professor of science education, SU; Steve Sawyer, associate professor of information studies, SU; Sandra Bargainnier, assistant professor of exercise science, SU. Sponsored by Career Services and the Graduate School (spring 2010).
- The Tenure Track Dream: Maximize Your Competitive Edge
Academic job-search preparation conference organized by Career Services and The Graduate School. Click on the links below for individual panels. Sponsors: The GSO, the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Education, the School of Information Studies, the L. C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science, the Maxwell School Center for Career Development, and the Martin J. Whitman School of Management (October 8, 2010).
- Keynote Address: Social Media for Prospective Faculty: Why Academics Should Blog and Tweet, Too! Speaker: Ines Mergel, assistant professor, public administration and international affairs, SU.
- Are You Ready to Go on the Academic Job Market?
- How to Prepare for Conference/Phone/Screening/Skype Interviews
- Challenges and Opportunities for Diverse Candidates on the Job Market
- How to Make a Stellar Research Presentation
- What are Community Colleges Looking for in Faculty Applicants?
- The Final Say: Hiring from the Dean’s Point of View
- How to Make an Effective On-Campus Teaching Presentation
- When You Get an Offer, What Should You Negotiate For?
- What Goes Through the Mind of a Search Committee?
- Teaching at a Community College
Onondaga Community College faculty share their experiences and provide advice on the application, interview and hiring processes. Panelists include Valerie Melburg, psychology; Jessica Harnley, mathematics; Garth Tyszka, mathematics; Mark Muhammad, communication; Michael O’Connor, English. Sponsored by the Graduate School and Career Services (fall 2009). Additional videos on this topic are available from SU Career Services.
The Non-Academic Job Search
- Fostering Scientific Careers with Individual Development Plans This video can only be viewed in the Graduate School Seminars space on SUshare.
Speaker: Philip Clifford, Associate Dean for Research, College of Applied Health Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago
This presentation gives faculty tools to help STEM graduate students and postdocs take control of their professional futures, while facilitating annual progress reporting for PIs on NIH and NSF grants. (October 24, 2014)
This event is co-sponsored by the Graduate School, Career Services, and the Office of Research. Link to IDP Handout.
- Data Science: An Emerging Field for Future Jobs
Presenter: Jian Qin, associate professor of information studies, SU. The Graduate School’s Professional Development Series (February 22, 2013).
- Expanded Careers for Ph.D.s
Two panels of Ph.D.-holders discuss their careers outside academia. Sponsored by Career Services and the Graduate School (October 19, 2012).
- Panel 1
Yusuf Soule, coordinator, OnCampus Program, and executive director, North Side Learning Center; Jennika Baines, acquisitions editor, Syracuse University Press; Peter J. Mikesell, patent agent, Hiscock & Barclay, LLP; Merry Buckley, freelance science writer.
- Panel 2
Kevin Bott, associate director, Imagining America; Tosca Bruno-van Vijfeijken, director of education and practitioner engagement, Transnational NGO Initiative; Richard T. Hezel, president and CEO, Hezel Associates.
- Panel 1
- What’s It Like to Work in a Nonprofit and How Can I Get a Job There?
Panelists: Stephanie Pasquale, deputy executive director, Home HeadQuarters, Inc.; Stephen Svoboda, executive artistic director, Red House Arts Center; Lynn Hy, director of philanthropy, Food Bank of Central New York; Katie Schisa, Life Links director, ProLiteracy. Sponsored by Career Services and the Graduate School (March 2012).
- How Can I Become an Entrepreneur? Tips from Those Who Have Succeeded
Moderator: John Liddy, entrepreneur-in-residence, The Tech Garden. Panelists: El-Java W. Abdul-Qadir, president and owner of Excel Martial Arts Training Center and director of the Inclusive Entrepreneurship Programs at the Syracuse University’s South Side Innovation Center; Dianne Apter, co-founder of Apter & O’Connor Associates, Inc.; Ginny Donohue, founder On Point for College; Steve Von Deak, partner at Rounded Development. Sponsored by Career Services and the Graduate School (February 2012).
- How to Use Your PhD to Get a Job in the Federal Government
Presenter: Alexandra Lord, PhD, branch chief for the National Historic Landmarks Program of the National Park Service. Sponsored by Career Services, the Maxwell School Center for Career Development, and the Graduate School (fall 2010).