2021 Doctoral Symposium is Thursday, November 4, and Friday, November 5

The Reich College of Education’s (RCOE) Doctoral Program in Education Leadership will host the 2021 Doctoral Symposium virtually on Thursday, November 4, and Friday, November 5. Both days will feature concurrent sessions and professional development from RCOE faculty, doctoral program alumni, and current doctoral candidates. The 2021 Alice Phobe Naylor Dissertation Award will be presented on Friday. For full descriptions, please review the online event schedule.

Date: Thursday, November 4 and Friday, November 5

Time: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm 

Location: Zoom (please register to receive links to the sessions)

Register here!

For disability accommodation, visit odr.appstate.edu.

Why Attend

The Doctoral Symposium seeks to: 

  • To highlight the opportunities, joys, and challenges of doing dissertation research differently, in relation to format, methodology, and other conventions of traditional dissertations;
  • Connect with doctoral students, RCOE faculty, and alumni; and 
  • Explore inspiration for future research.

Thursday Event Schedule

12:00 pm Welcome & Framing

12:30 pm Burnout Prevention Seminar

1:00 pm Keynote Speaker: Decoloniality: A Quest for Identity in Knowledge Production. Perspectives from Global South

1:45 pm Break

2:00 pm Concurrent sessions:

  • Getting Your Work Out There: A 3-Article Dissertation for Publication
  • Challenging Dominant Systems and Centering “Otherness”

3:15 pm Break

3:30 pm Concurrent sessions

  • Research Happens Better Together: Creating a Collaborative Dissertation
  • Integrating the Arts into Dissertation Research

4:45 pm Socializing & Farewells

Friday Event Schedule

12:00 pm Dissertations in Practice (CPED)

1:00 pm Presentation of the 2021 Alice P. Naylor Outstanding Dissertation Award & Remarks

1:30 pm Break

1:45 pm Concurrent sessions:

  • Making and Unmaking Policy and Practice From a Poststructural Lens
  • Crossing the Line: Being both Researcher and Participant in Your Dissertation

3:00 pm Break

3:15 pm Concurrent sessions:

  • Making a Difference Where We Stand: Practice-Based Dissertations
  • Invoking Our Muses: The Aesthetic Imagination in Dissertation Research

4:30 pm Socializing & Farewells


Doctoral Symposium 2021: Doing Dissertations Differently
Published: Oct 12, 2021 11:49am

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