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2020 Preparing Future Professors Fellows

The Preparing Future Professors (PFP) shadowing program offers doctoral students the opportunity to experience faculty life first-hand at a comprehensive, teaching-focused university or community college.

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I am a PhD candidate in Chemical Engineering in the research group of Dr. Matteo Cargnello. The Cargnello Group uses nanotechnology to design materials for catalytic and energy applications. My projects are focused on converting carbon dioxide,...

I am a 4th-year PhD candidate in Educational Policy. A former elementary and middle-school teacher, I now study professional development for teachers of English learners. Specifically, I study how schools differentiate professional development...

I am a 5th year PhD Candidate in the Denny Lab at the Hopkins Marine Station. Working with gregarious squids and fishes, I study how social behaviors facilitate the competitive ability of ecologically-critical marine species under...

Rosa is a PhD Candidate in Mathematics Education with interests in how educational policies influence children’s socially constructed mathematical identities. Rosa is also an Institute for Education Sciences (IES) fellow through the Center for...

I am a PhD Candidate in Electrical Engineering advised by Dr. Jonathan Fan. My current research focuses on understanding new materials processing techniques for improving the performance of plasmonic devices. Outside of research, I’m passionate...

I am a fourth year PhD student in the Graduate School of Education, and also a Creativity in Research Scholar (CIRS) with the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design (d.school) at Stanford. In my research, I study universities as organizational actors...

I am a fourth-year Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Chemistry at Stanford University. My experimental dissertation explores the catalytic effect of nonresonant radiation from a focused, pulsed laser on the outcome of simple chemical reactions...

Lea Hirsch is a postdoctoral fellow in the department of physics. Lea earned their PhD from University of California, Berkeley. 

Taylor Johnson is a postdoctoral fellow in Chemical and Systems Biology. They earned their PhD from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

I am a fourth year PhD candidate in Neurosciences working with Dr. Leanne Williams. My thesis is focused on investigating how the human brain allocates attention toward goal-relevant information, and how these processes can go awry in the context...

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