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Professional Development Guest Speakers

Our institute Director, Janice Bially Mattern and Associate Director, Emily Carson frequently serve as guest speakers in various PhD professional development courses on campus. Please feel free to contact us at if you would like to discuss ways we can lead a workshop for your PhD students in one of the following areas:

  • Research Planning
  • How to Write an Effective Grant Proposal
  • Project Management for Researchers
  • Technical Writing
  • Communicating Your Research to Non-Academics
  • How to Write an Op-Ed
  • How to Pitch your Book to Publishers
  • Writing Science
  • Getting Writing Done
  • Revision Strategies
  • Balancing Style with Expertise in Academic Writing