PREDOC Information Session
PREDOC is a consortium of institutions whose mission is to foster a talented and diverse population of researchers in the quantitative social sciences, 12.00-13.00 CST [UTC - 6] 10 Nov 2020
Author: Raji Srinivasan
FALL 2020 INFORMATION SESSION
PATHWAYS TO RESEARCH AND DOCTORAL CAREERS (PREDOC) FOR STUDENTS OF ALL DISCIPLINES
Information for Event:
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 12pm-1pm CDT
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(Zoom link will be sent prior to the event)
12:00pm – Introductory Remarks:
Ted Gordon, Vice Provost for Diversity
Lillian Mills, Interim Dean, McCombs School of Business
12:10pm – What is PreDoc and Who Should Apply?
Quentin Johnson, Sr. Outreach Specialist Federal Reserve, Washington DC
What Will You Learn?
Research careers in economics and business sub-disciplines in academic and policy making organizations
PhD programs, most of which come with tuition waivers and graduate fellowship, course work
2-year predoctoral research programs Fully paid (with benefits) in economics and other business sub-disciplines at leading US research schools with the opportunity to work with leading research scholars
Participating universities include University of Chicago, Columbia University, The Federal Reserve, Harvard University, New York University, Northwestern University, Princeton University, and Stanford University.
12:30pm – Panel With Live Q&A:
Scott Bauguess, Clinical Professor and Director for Financial Markets Regulation Program
Susan Broniarczyk, Associate Dean for Research, McCombs School of Business
Michael Clement, KPMG Professor of Accounting, McCombs School of Business
Stefan Nagel, FAMA Family Professor of Finance, Chicago Booth School of Business
Ray Reagans, Alfred P. Sloan, Professor of Management and Professor of Organization Studies and Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, at the MIT Sloan School of Management
12:55pm – Closing remarks:
Raji Srinivasan, Associate Dean for Diversity & Inclusion, McCombs School of Business
Who is PREDOC?
PREDOC is a consortium of academic and research institutions whose mission is to foster a talented and diverse population of researchers in the quantitative social sciences, with a particular focus on predoctoral programs in economics departments and business schools. These institutions at the moment include Chicago, Columbia, Harvard, MIT, Northwestern, NYU, Princeton, Stanford, UT Austin, Yale, the NBER, and the Federal Reserve system.
Campus Partners: Co-Sponsored by DEI Officers of UT Austin
The Coalition of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Officers is currently a group of 13 individuals who oversee and advise their deans on matters of diversity, equity, and inclusion for faculty, staff, and students, and lead initiatives as well as the recruitment and retention of diverse faculty members across all schools at the University of Texas at Austin Campus.
For more information, please email: ADforDiversity@mccombs.utexas.edu