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International Institute. How to Build a Competitive PhD Program Application: A Faculty Panel Discussion

Paroma Chatterjee, Associate Professor (History of Art); Allen Hicken, Professor (Political Science); Reginald Jackson, Assistant Professor (Asian Languages and Cultures); Rob Jansen, Associate Professor (Sociology)
Monday, March 11, 2019
4:30-6:00 PM
555 Weiser Hall Map
Are you interested in pursuing doctoral studies, now or in the future? This interactive panel discussion features four faculty admissions committee veterans: Paroma Chatterjee (History of Art), Allen Hicken (Political Science), Reginald Jackson (Asian Languages and Cultures), and Rob Jansen (Sociology). Based on questions generated by International Institute MA students, as well as questions from the audience, these faculty will share their advice and insights on how to build a stand-out application that showcases your knowledge and abilities.

This event is open to all International Institute MA students, as well as undergraduate juniors and seniors, and MA students from all U-M departments.

If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to attend this event, we are eager to help. Please contact We are able to make most accommodations very easily, but advance notice is appreciated as some accommodations may require more time for the university to arrange. All rooms in Weiser Hall are wheelchair accessible, and a reflection room and lactation room are available.
Building: Weiser Hall
Event Type: Careers / Jobs
Tags: career, Graduate Students, international
Source: Happening @ Michigan from International Institute, Center for Japanese Studies, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Center for European Studies, Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies, Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies, Nam Center for Korean Studies, Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies, Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, Copernicus Center for Polish Studies, Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia, Armenian Studies Program, Global Islamic Studies Center, African Studies Center, Program in International and Comparative Studies, Center for South Asian Studies, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, LSA Honors Program, Newnan LSA Academic Advising Center, LSA Opportunity Hub

The Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies organizes a number of public events each year such as lectures, conferences, and films, many in collaboration with other U-M units. Please use our searchable events calendar for information about upcoming programs sponsored by WCED.

To see all events organized by WCED and other affiliates of the Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia this semester, click the image to the right for a PDF calendar.