In her role, Jen Kim provides linguistic, cultural, and programmatic support for international and multilingual graduate students. Working remotely, her focus has been on individual consultations and workshops.
Our community is facing challenges unlike any we have seen before as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. In the last few weeks, graduate students, faculty and staff have shown incredible resilience as research labs have had to ramp down, instruction has moved online, and scholarship has been forced to find new ways to continue under substantial constraints.
As Initiative to Maximize Student Development (IMSD) manager, Taveras is responsible for helping to create and foster an inclusive community within the program, Brown's doctoral STEM programs, and external partners.
Danielle is currently a Senior Specialist in the division of World Wide Patient Safety at Bristol Myers Squibb in Jersey City, NJ. She has a bachelor’s degree in neuroscience from Hamilton College with minors in Women’s Studies and Italian. She is also a licensed nurse and holds an advanced degree in public health.
You will have read in the letter that graduate students may continue to conduct on-campus research, including working in libraries and labs. Graduate student teaching assistants, fellows and instructors will be expected to continue with their teaching using remote learning. If you have not done so already, please read the president's email closely.
Doctoral certificate programs are open to all PhD students and provide an opportunity to gain expertise in a second area beyond the home discipline. There are currently nine Certificate offerings in a variety of areas across the University.
Marco is originally from Beijing, China. He moved to Worcester, MA to attend high school, then completed his undergraduate degree at Boston University in Business Administration with a dual-concentration in finance and strategy.
Welcome back to campus and to the start of the fall semester! As we begin to settle in to the academic year, I want to highlight some of our newest resources and initiatives related to graduate education.
“It is such a privilege to work with people who are beautiful human beings—on the inside and out—that I genuinely enjoy being around. I am especially grateful for the families in the Ola Tuputupua’e study who have welcomed us into their homes and trust us with their information to understand how children are growing up in Samoa,” she says of her experiences thus far.
The Graduate Student Council welcomes all graduate students to another productive and meaningful year. We are excited to continue our mission serving as the official liaisons between all graduate students and the University, as well as fostering a broader sense of community across programs.
Political Science PhD student Rob Grace was recently awarded the Peace Scholar Dissertation Fellowship for his research on the politics of humanitarian action, with a particular emphasis on humanitarian access obstruction.
Graduate students Watufani Poe, Katherine Freeze and Geoffrey Wildanger have recently completed their Fulbright year with research in Brazil, Tajikistan and Germany respectively. They share highlights of their research and study, key moments from the year and advice for future Fulbright applicants.
The Open Graduate Education Program at Brown grants select doctoral students the opportunity to pursue a master’s degree in a secondary field. The Open Graduate Education program enables students to bridge two research areas in collaborative and engaging ways, further advancing their studies in each field.
Amanda earned her PhD in Africana Studies and is currently working as the Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellow and as Assistant Professor/Faculty Fellow at the Marron Institute of Urban Management at New York University. She was also recently elected as a New Alumni Trustee on the Corporation for Brown University.