PhD Futures Now!

PhD Futures Now!

Latest Episodes

Episode 12 | Campus Leaders on Higher Education Reform
April 01, 2022

In this episode, Dr. Assata Zerai, Vice President for Equity and Inclusion at the University of New Mexico, and Dr. Doug Woods, Dean of the Graduate School at Marquette University, discuss career diversity, interdisciplinary scholarship, and how humanitie

Episode 11 | Faculty on Graduate Education in the Humanities
March 01, 2022

In this episode, Associate Professor of Art History at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Catherine Becker, and Marquette University's  Harry G. John Professor of History and Director of the Center for Urban Research, Teaching and Outreach, Rober

Episode 10 | Collaboration and Career Diversity in the Humanities
February 01, 2022

In this episode, HWW's Assistant Director of Operation and PhD Futures Now co-host Peggy Brennan speaks to Dr. Yan Pang and Dr. Elja Roy about their experience collaborating on Grand Research Challenge grants and how the project has helped shape thei

Episode 9 | Non-Profit Careers for Humanities PhDs
December 01, 2021

In this Episode, Dawn Opel, J.D., Ph.D., Director of Research & Strategic Initiatives, and General Counsel at Food Bank Council of Michigan joined PhD Futures Now for a conversation about the advantages and challenges of non-profit careers for Humanit

Episode 8 | Technology Careers for Humanities PhDs
November 08, 2021

In this episode, Dr. Andrew Keating, Senior Director for Industry and Customer Marketing at Qumulo, joined PhD Futures Now for a conversation about building a career in the tech sector with a humanities PhD. For full transcript of the audio and other info

Episode 7 | Non-Academic Higher Education Careers for PhDs
October 05, 2021

In this episode, Dr. Derek Attig, Assistant Dean for Career & Professional Development at the University of Illinois, joins PhD Futures Now to discuss their role in graduate career advising and careers in higher ed administration. They also provide va

Episode 6 | Career Diversity and Public Humanities (Part II)
July 29, 2021

In this episode, Dr. Kantara Souffrant, Assistant Professor of Nonwestern/Global Arts History and Visual Culture at Illinois State University and Curator of Community Dialogue at the Milwaukee Art Museum, joins us to discuss her work in the public humanit

Episode 5 | Career Diversity and Public Humanities (Part I)
July 08, 2021

In this episode, Dr. Matthew Costello, Senior Historian at the White House Historical Association, shares his post-PhD career in the Public Humanities and advice for PhD and graduate students interested in pursuing careers in public history.  For full aud

Episode 4 | Racial and Social Equity in Higher Education
June 11, 2021

In episode 4 of PhD Futures Now! Podcast, Dr. Antoinette Burton talks to Lisa Betty (PhD student, Fordham University) and Timothy Emmanuel Brown (incoming Assistant Professor, University of Washington) about issues of racial and social equity (or lack the

Episode 3 | The New PhD
May 20, 2021

In this episode, host Maggie Nettesheim Hoffmann talks to Dr. Leonard Cassuto and Dr. Robert Weisbuch about their book The New PhD (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2021) and ways of reforming graduate education in the United States. Len and Bob discuss th