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2018 Annual Summit

2017 Annual Summit

Presentation at the 2017 Annual Summit.

Undergraduate and Faculty Fellows Program for a Diverse Professoriate

August 13-16, 2018 in Chicago, IL

Co-sponsored by the ACM, the Big Ten Academic Alliance, and the University of Chicago


Summit agenda

Held at Roosevelt University at 425 S. Wabash Avenue

Monday, August 13

9:30 a.m. - Welcome and Introductions (GSEF Cohort 3)


• Lilly Lavner, Liaison for the Fellows Program to Diversify the Professoriate

11:15 a.m. - Keynote Address (GSEF Cohort 3)

Moderator: Brian Williams, Vice President and Director, Faculty Development and Grant Programs, ACM
Keynote speaker: Brian A. Burt, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, School of Education - Iowa State University

12:15 p.m. - Lunch

1:30 p.m. - Graduate Student Panel (for GSEF Cohort 3)

This session will feature current graduate students sharing about their experiences in graduate school and undergraduate research programs.

Moderator: Brian A. Burt
Presenters:
 Kidiocus Carroll, M.A., Doctoral Candidate in Sociology, College of Liberal Arts - University of Minnesota 
 Daniel Corral, M.S., Doctoral Candidate in Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis, School of Education - University of Wisconsin-Madison
 Beatriz Esmeralda Maldonado, Doctoral Candidate in Anthropology, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 

3:15 p.m. - Navigating Academia 

Facilitator: Lilly Lavner and Stephanie Hicks

4:30 p.m. - An Overview of GSEF and Other ACM Programs (GSEF Cohort 2)

ACM Office, Suite 800, 11 E. Adams Street

Presenters:
Marlee Stein, Off-Campus Study Program Coordinator, ACM

5:00 p.m.Advancing Yourself Professionally (GSEF Cohort 2 and 3)

     Facilitator: Vernard Lockhart, Internship Specialist, Career Advancement Center - Lake Forest College

6:00 p.m. - Dinner and Mixer

Tuesday August 15

7:30 - 9:00 a.m. - Breakfast Available

9:30 a.m. - The Complexity of Identity (GSEF Cohort 3)

Co-facilitators: 
 Stephanie Hicks, Ph.D., Lecturer, Program on Intergroup Relations, University of Michigan
 Laxmi Shastry, M.A., Program Manager, Program on Intergroup Relations, University of Michigan

9:30 a.m. - Welcome Back (GSEF Cohort 2)

Facilitator: Lilly Lavner

10:45 a.m. - Affinity Group Break Outs 

12:30 p.m. - Lunch

2:00 p.m. - Applying to Graduate School 

This session will focus on the application process.

Moderator: TBD
Presenters: 

 Kidiocus Carroll, M.A., Doctoral Candidate in Sociology, College of Liberal Arts - University of Minnesota 
 Daniel Corral, M.S., Doctoral Candidate in Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis, School of Education - University of Wisconsin-Madison

3:15 p.m. - Break

3:45 p.m. - Financial Literacy and Student Loans

Moderator:  Lilly Lavner
Presenters: TBD

4:30 p.m.SROP Experience 

4:30 p.m. - Faculty Fellows Meeting

Facilitator: Brian Williams

6:00 p.m. - Dinner

Wednesday, August 15

7:30 - 9:00 a.m. - Breakfast

9:30 a.m. - GSEF Poster Presentations

10:45 a.m. - Break

11:00 a.m. - GSEF Poster Presentations

Noon. - Lunch

1:15 p.m. - Chicago Sightseeing Trip

1:30 p.m. - SROP Coordinator/GSEF Contact Meeting

4:30 p.m. - Faculty Fellows Meeting

Facilitator:  Miguel de Baca, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Art History, Lake Forest College

Thursday, August 16 

7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. - Breakfast

9:30 a.m. - GSEF Poster Presentations

10:45 a.m. - Break

11:00 a.m. - Big Ten Academic Alliance Universities (GSEF)

Moderator: TBD, Big Ten Academic Alliance

Noon - Lunch with Representatives from Big Ten Academic Alliance Universities (GSEF)

1:30 p.m. - Looking to the Future: Why Pursue a Career in Academia? (GSEF)

Moderator:  Stephanie Hicks, Ph.D., Lecturer, Program on Intergroup Relations, University of Michigan

Panelists:
• Daw-Nay Evans, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Philosophy, Lake Forest College
• Lizeth Gutierrez, Ph.D., CFD Fellow in American Studies, Macalester College
• Brigetta Miller, MFA, Associate Professor in Music Education and Ethnic Studies, Lawrence University 

3:00 p.m. - GSEF Cohort 2 Wrap Up

Facilitator: Lilly Lavner

3:00 p.m. - GSEF Cohort 2 Wrap Up

Facilitator:  Stephanie Hicks

4:15 p.m. - Faculty Fellows and Graduate Student Reception 

Friday, August 17

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Faculty Fellows Writing Retreat

Facilitator: Michelle Boyd, Ph.D., Co-founder of InkWell Retreats