ECPS Events


Our second 2017 Fall ECPS Professional Development for Graduate Students session was held on Wednesday, October 25th at noon. Dr. Gregory Fabiano discussed how to write a research grant proposal as a graduate student.

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Our first 2017 Fall ECPS Professional Development for Graduate Students session was held on Wednesday, September 27nd at noon. Dr. Jinting Wu discussed how to turn dissertation into a book.

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Three ECPS Ph.D candidates, Katie Reeb-Reascos, Lisa Prinzi, and Jennifer Serniuk presented their qualifying examination papers on Friday September 15th at 3:30 pm.
Katie Reeb-Reascos, “Typical Parents, Special Kids: How Middle-Class Parents Navigate the Education System on Behalf of Their Special-Needs Kids”
Lisa Prinzi, “School Placement Transitions: Creating an Identity and Craving a Challenge”
Jennifer Serniuk, “Refugee Mother’s Reflections on Education and Engagement in their Children’s Education Post-Resettlement”

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Our second 2017 Spring ECPS Professional Development for Graduate Students session was held on Wednesday, March 29th at noon. Dr. Amy Stich (Ph.D. in ECPS, 2010) with Drs. Alexandra Schindel, Seong Won Han, Megan Holland, and Lois Weis discussed important information related to nationally and internationally competitive dissertation and postdoctoral grant proposals.

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Our first 2017 Spring ECPS Professional Development for Graduate Students session was held on Wednesday, February 22nd at noon. Dr. Gregory Fabiano (CSEP) and Dr. Margaret Sallee (ELP) discussed the required elements of a conference proposal, the review process, and tips for a successful conference proposal reviewer as a graduate student at American Educational Research Association (AERA), American Psychological Association (APA) and other top conferences.

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Our second 2016 Fall ECPS Professional Development for Graduate Students session was held on Wednesday, October 26th at noon, Dr. Lois Weis and Rachel Dominguez presented "How to Publish in Journals as a Graduate Student."

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Our first 2016 Fall ECPS Professional Development for Graduate Students session was held on Tuesday September 27th. Professor Rubén Gaztambide-Fernández delivered two sessions. The first was held at noon and the second was held in Dr. Lois Weis' ELP 593 (Qualitative Methods in Education) at 4:10 pm. Dr. Gaztambide-Fernández discussed his book, The Best of the Best, and also discussed the ways in which researchers are entangled and implicated in the production of elites as we set out, often critically, to study them.

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Three ECPS Ph.D candidates, Lifu Li, Hyunmyung Jo, and Darlene Garcia Torres presented their qualifying examination papers on Friday September 16th at 3:30 pm.

Lifu Li, "Becoming 1.5 Generation Chinese American: Shuttling Back and Forth"
Hyunmyung Jo, "Learning Journeys of the Korean Early Studying Abroad Students"
Darlene Garcia Torres, "Navigating to Degree Attainment: A Network Analytic Study of Latina/o Graduate Students' Social Networks"