So You Want to Be a Professor: A Panel Discussion on Graduate School and Life in Academia

Thursday, October 24, 2019, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Photo of young woman participating in archaeological dig
You’re a scholar. You love anthropology. You want to become a professor someday. How are you going to make all that happen? What possible challenges lie ahead? What “unknown unknowns” will you need to understand before you take the GRE, write your Ph.D. applications and set off for grad school. This panel discussion with anthropology doctoral and postdoctoral students and professors from City College of San Francisco, SF State, Stanford and UC Berkeley will help you start to answer these critical questions for yourself. Free.
Fine Arts Building, Room 525
Anthropology Department
Martha Lincoln
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  • Robert Keith Collins, associate professor, American Indian Studies, SF State
  • Natalie Cox, full-time instructor, anthropology, City College of San Francisco
  • Koji Lau-Ozawa, Ph.D. candidate, anthropology, Stanford University
  • Laura W. Ng, Ph.D. candidate, anthropology, Stanford University
  • Michael Polson, Ciriacy-Wantrup Postdoctoral Fellow in Natural Resource Economics and Political Economy, UC Berkeley
  • Aviva Sinervo, lecturer, Anthropology and Psychology, SF State