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October 17, 2022

Connected PhD fellows Daniel Ruggles (PhD student in Politics) and Anna Valcour (PhD student in Musicology) were featured in “GSAS Students Gain Valuable Experience Pursuing Summer Internships” by Simon Goodacre. Read about their Connected PhD experience this past Summer 2022!

Diana Filar

October 6, 2022

Diana Filar ’21 currently works as the Department Administrator in the Dean of Arts and Sciences office at Brandeis. During her graduate studies in the English department, Diana was awarded a Connected PhD grant to fund her work at the International Institute of New England (an immigrant and refugee nonprofit). Looking back on her experience, Diana shares her insights. 

Marie Comuzzo

September 5, 2022

Marie Comuzzo, a PhD student in Musicology, received a Higher Education Administrative Internship to work with the Brandeis University Press as well as a Student Experience Grant for summer 2022. They share their experiences and journey in this profile.
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July 8, 2022

The Connected PhD is in the News! Find the full article about our Connected PhD feature in Inside Higher Ed here.
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May 7, 2021

Robert Cochran, doctoral candidate in History, has been working as an intern with the University Writing Program this year through the Connected PhD Higher Education Administrative Internship program. In this profile, Robert shares what he's learned through the internship, and how this experience has contributed to his professional development.

Diana Filar

March 26, 2021

Diana Filar, doctoral candidate in English, was awarded a Connected PhD Student Experience Grant to intern with International Institute of New England, a local non-profit organization that support immigrants and refugees. In this profile, Diana shares more about what she learned.

Jennifer LaFleur

January 26, 2021

Jennifer LaFleur used her experience with policy analysis to help lead an examination of survey data provided by families in Boston Public Schools under the direction of Professor Derron Wallace.

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June 2, 2020

The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) has dedicated some Connected PhD funds to support fellowships in higher education administration at Brandeis University.

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January 21, 2020

In this episode of the new Highlights podcast, Alyssa Stalsberg Canelli discusses the Connected PhD and the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity. Marika McCann introduces the Center for Career and Professional Development.

Eric Chasalow

August 22, 2019

Dean Eric Chasalow announces the launch of the Connected PhD program, the new Mellon-funded instigative within the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

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August 22, 2019

The Connected PhD will make the consideration of careers outside the academy an integral part of doctoral education in the humanities and humanistic social sciences at Brandeis.