Past Speakers

This is a small sample of past NextProf speakers.

Alisha DiggsPortrait of Alisha Diggs

Research Fellow (University of Michigan – BME)

Topic: How to Get the Most of Your Time at NextProf

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Alec D. GallimorePortrait of Alec Gallimore

Robert J Vlasic Dean of Engineering, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, Richard F. and Eleanor A. Towner Professor, Professor  (University of Michigan – AERO)

Topic: Opening Speaker

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M. Katherine BanksPortrait of M. Katherine Banks

Vice Chancellor and Dean of Engineering (Texas A&M University – CIVIL)

Topic: Make a Difference

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Allison SteinerPortrait of Allison Steiner

Associate Professor (University of Michigan – CLASP)

Topic: Preparing for Your Interview

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Tierra BillsPortrait of Tierra Bills

Associate Professor and Michigan Society Fellow (University of Michigan – CEE)

Topic: Opening Remarks

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Jennifer LindermanPortrait of Jennifer Linderman

Professor and Director of ADVANCE (University of Michigan – CHE)

Topic: The Institution and Me

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Ariella ShikanovPortrait of Ariella Shikanov

Assistant Professor (University of Michigan – BME)

Topic: The Institution and Me

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Laura AlfordPortrait of Laura Alford

Lecturer (University of Michigan – NAME)

Topic: Alternative Careers in Academia

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Cindy FinelliPortrait of Cindy Finelli

Associate Professor (University of Michigan – EECS)

Topic: Alternative Careers in Academia

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Oscar DubonPortrait of Oscar Dubon

Associate Dean for Equity & Inclusion and Student Affairs (University of California, Berkeley – MSE)

Topic: How to Promote Yourself

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Gilda BarabinoPortrait of Gilda Barabino

Dean and Berg Professor (City College of New York – BME, CHE)

Topic: Intersectionality, Collaboration, Career Progression

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Robert SellersPortrait of Robert Sellers

Vice Provost for Equity and Inclusion, Chief Diversity Officer, Professor (University of Michigan – Psych)

Topic: Opening Keynote

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Chris FidkowskiPortrait of Chris Fidkowski

Associate Professor and Graduate Program Chair (University of Michigan – AERO)

Topic: Making the Most of Your Service Responsibilities

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Joanna MillunchickPortrait of Joanna Millunchick

Associate Dean of Undergraduate Education, MSTEM Academic Director, Professor (University of Michigan – MSE)

Topic: Where Do I Go From Here?

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Michael WellmanPortrait of Michael Wellman

Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Professor (University of Michigan – CSE)

Topic: Closing Speaker

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Mary-Ann MycekPortrait of Mary-Ann Mycek

Associate Dean for Graduate Education, Professor (University of Michigan – BME)

Topic: Mistress of Ceremonies

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