2020 American Educational Research Association (AERA) Division F Mentoring Seminar Call for Applications

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February 14, 2020
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
History Education, American History / Studies, Digital Humanities, Social History / Studies, Urban History / Studies

This year's American Educational Research Association (AERA) Division F Mentoring Seminar, "Historians and the Call to Action: Leadership and Public Engagement in the History of Education," will be held in San Francisco, CA on Thursday, April 16th from 6:15pm-9:00pm and Friday, April 17th from 8:00am-11:45am. The mentoring seminar will address critical issues stemming from a shifting social, political, and economic context that demands exemplary research, teaching, and service from historians of education. This seminar will provide panel discussions led by distinguished leaders in the field. It will also place accepted applicants with a mentor to foster professional development and cultivate a lasting professional relationship. 


If you are a graduate student or junior faculty member interested in participating in the Division F Mentoring Seminar, please submit both a curriculum vitae and cover letter addressing the following components: 1) your research interests, 2) progress in your graduate program or your career path, and 3) how you plan to utilize the seminar for the advancement of your career. Please also indicate whether you have attended a Division F mentoring program before. You can email applications (and any questions) with the subject heading "Division F Mentoring Seminar Application" to Nia Soumakis at fks2102@tc.columbia.edu.


The application is due Friday, February 14th and participants will be notified by February 28th. AERA will provide participants with $100 to help defray travel and lodging costs. Graduate students and junior faculty are encouraged to apply. 

Contact Info: 

Nia Soumakis, PhD, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Queens College, City University of New York

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