PREDOC Information Session

Introduction

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

INTEREST CATEGORY: TEACHING AND LEARNING
POSTING TYPE: Events

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.org

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