Transitioning to Academia: The Balance Between Theoretical and Applied Applications

Posted on 4/10/2017 2:12:36 PM

Graduate students, this final seminar of the Spring 2017 semester in the Preparing Future Faculty Series will be held in the Allegheny Room, HUB on Monday, April 17, from 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

This session will focus on the transition from jobs outside of academia to those inside academia. Faculty discuss their transition from the corporate arena and the public/private sector to academia. The discussion will include the change in culture, mission, focus, and often ideology as one transitions from the applied world to the theoretical or functioning world.

Speakers 

  • Dr. Wanda Minnick, Safety Science
  • Dr. Hilliary Creely, Assistant Dean of Research - SGSR
  • Dr. Glen Ishoy, Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice