Faculty coffee on Wednesday: graduate student advising

coffee cupFaculty of all ranks & all genders – please join WFF for coffee and treats anytime between 8:30-10:30am this Wednesday, Nov 28, at the Hopkins Club, courtesy of Dean Wendland’s office. Stop by for 10 minutes or stay for a while.  Hope to see you!


Graduate Student Advising is the discussion topic for our coffee hour. Here’s an UPDATED working list of related articles:

  1. Suggestions for how to “diffuse the hierarchical and dependent relationship between trainees and faculty” at JHU (October 2018)
  2. Mentoring Grad Students: Advising Statements (Chronicle)
  3. Drew Daniel on vulnerability and responsibility for advisors, particularly in the humanities job market (bullyblogger)
  4. K.A. Amienne, “Abusers and Enablers in Faculty Culture” (Chronicle)
  5. Leah H. Somerville, “What Can We Learn from Dartmouth?” (Science)
  6. Kathleen E. Grogan, “How the entire scientific community can confront gender bias in the workplace” (Nature Ecology & Evolution)
  7. Dana Bolger, “Betsy DeVos’s New Harassment Protect Schools, Not Students” (NYTimes) [quick stat: 34% of sexual assault victims drop of out of college]
  8. Rape, Assault, Harassment, and Discrimination: Entitlement at Dartmouth
  9. JHU Ten by Twenty (see goals #4 and #5)
  10. What It’s Like to Be a Woman in the Academy (Chronicle)
  11. “How a Department Took on the Next Frontier in the #MeToo Movement” (Chronicle)
  12. National Women’s Law Center, “Three Reasons Why Betsy DeVos’s Draft Title IX Rules Would Hurt Survivors”
  13. Lucy Taylor, “Twenty Things I Wish I’d Known When I Started my PhD” (Nature)

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