ALA Minority Doctoral Recruitment Event, June 23, 10:30, Anaheim
Marriott (Marquis South)
Cynthia del Rosario
cyn at uw.edu
Mon Jun 18 10:05:57 PDT 2012
Please forward to your networks! All are welcome to join us for this session at ALA Annual in Anaheim, June 23, 10:30am!
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Leaders Wanted / LIS Doctoral Program Options Fair
Cultivating Diversity in LIS Education
Saturday, June 23, 2012
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Anaheim Marriott (700 West Convention Way) - Marquis South (Lobby level)
The ALA Office for Diversity and the University of Washington iSchool are very excited to invite you to "Leaders Wanted: Is an LIS Doctoral Program Right for You?" This event at the ALA Annual Conference features:
· a panel of minority LIS faculty members, doctoral students, library leaders, and recruiters sharing information about getting a PhD;
· an Options Fair where attendees can speak with faculty, doctoral students, and other representatives from a wide variety of schools to learn about LIS PhD programs and funding opportunities.
Don't miss this unique opportunity to explore PhD options from schools across the country. All are welcome to join us!
Panel (10:30-11:00 AM):
Tonyia J. Tidline (Moderator) - Director, PhD Program and Associate Professor, Dominican University Graduate School of Library and Information Science
Camila Aliré - Dean Emerita, University of New Mexico and Colorado State University; Professor of Practice, Simmons College; Adjunct Professor San Jose State University
Cynthia del Rosario - Diversity Programs Advisor, University of Washington, iSchool
Delicia Greene - Ph.D. Student, Syracuse University, School of Information Studies
Cheryl Metoyer - Associate Dean for Research and Associate Professor, University of Washington, iSchool
Mary Alice Ball - Senior Program Officer, Institute of Museum and Library Services
Options Fair (11:00-12:00 noon):
Meet informally with representatives from schools with doctoral programs in LIS (participating schools listed below)
For more information, email us at wdi at uw.edu<mailto:wdi at uw.edu>.
See you in Anaheim!
Allyson Carlyle, Associate Professor, University of Washington, iSchool
Gwendolyn Prellwitz, Assistant Director Spectrum and Related Grants, Office for Diversity & Spectrum, ALA
Participating Schools (updated June15):
University of Alabama
University of Arizona
Emporia State University
Florida State University
Kent State University
University of Illinois
University of Maryland
University of Missouri
University of North Texas
University of South Carolina
San Jose State University
University of Tennessee
University of Texas - Austin
University of Washington
University of Wisconsin - Madison
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
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