PhD Career Diversity

Off-campus Internships as a Humanities Graduate Student – A Short Debriefing

Thomas Breideband has a Magister Artium degree in Theater and Performance Studies and American Studies from Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz, Germany. He is currently a dual degree PhD candidate in the Department of English at Georgia State, and the American Studies Department at Mainz University. His research interests lie at the intersection of New Media Studies, Rhetoric,… more »

GSU NextGen PhD Findings Featured in Council of Graduate Schools Report

The Council of Graduate Schools recently released a report, “Promising Practices in Humanities PhD Professional Development.” In their report, the CGS cites with approval the white paper GSU prepared about our experience with the NEH Next Generation PhD Planning grant process, and what we learned about how better to prepare humanities PhD and… more »

Career Diversity Workshop, Wed., Sept. 27, 2017

As an outcome of the NEH Next Generation PhD planning grant, the departments of English and History committed to integrating career diversity training into departmental programming for graduate students. Togoether, the departments are sponsoring an annual career diversity workshop, where GSU graduate student alumni who have gone into careers outside the academy share their advice… more »

Gaining experience in the dynamic world of digital marketing

Thomas Breideband has a Magister Artium degree in Theater and Performance Studies and American Studies from Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz, Germany. He is currently a dual degree PhD candidate in the Department of English at Georgia State, and the American Studies Department at Mainz University. His research interests lie at the intersection of New Media Studies, Rhetoric,… more »

Duke University

Doctoral Training for the Versatile Humanist

Award: 350,000

Description: Implementation grant consisting of six core elements: Pedagogical innovation, Project management, External internships, Individual advising, Supportive faculty, Alumni networking.

Website: https://gradschool.duke.edu/academics/doctoral-training-versatile-humanist

Director: Edward J. Balleisen

Fordham University

The “Living Humanities” PhD for the 21st Century

Award: 24,957

Description: Six primary themes: Revitalize Learning Outcomes, Inhabit the New Learning Ecosystem, Mentor the Whole Person, Incorporate Service, Ensure Access, and Cultivate a “living humanities” PhD Model. There is also a focus on mission work, Fordham being a Jesuit University.

Website: https://www.fordham.edu/nextgenphd

Director:… more »