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2021 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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J. G. Amato is a Ph.D. candidate at Stanford University writing a dissertation on Florentine religious and political history. A graduate of a California community college, Amato looks forward to participating in the PFP program....

Kari Barclay (they/them or he/him) is a fifth-year PhD student with Stanford Theater and Performance Studies. They are an award-winning playwright and director, having made work regionally and in New York at venues including the San...

I’m a 7th year Immunology PhD candidate in the School of Medicine. I study the mechanisms by which systemic inflammation, such as during infection or autoimmunity, contribute to neuroinflammation and neuronal hyperexcitability. Following...

I am a 4th year PhD Candidate in Comparative Literature. I teach French as a Second Language and French-language literature at Stanford. I argue in my dissertation that any effective reading of 20th- and 21st-century francophone literature must...

I am currently a doctoral candidate in Ecology and Evolution, researching how plant-microbe interactions govern plant and microbial distributions across space and time and how human interactions with the environment affect these symbioses....

I am a PhD candidate in the Department of Biochemistry working in the lab of Dr. Lingyin Li. My thesis work is focused on using biochemical and structural biology tools to develop a molecular map of a key innate immune pathway called the...

Nicole joined the Biomedical Informatics training program at Stanford as a PhD student in Fall 2016. She is currently advised by Prof. Stephen Montgomery and works on computational approaches to identify functional rare genetic...

I (she/her) am a fourth year PhD candidate in the Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources (E-IPER). I am a community-engaged marine social scientist passionate about educating the next generation of ocean leaders, in...

I am a 6th year PhD candidate in Biomedical Informatics working with Dr. Russ Altman. I received my B.A. from Smith College with a double major in Computer Science and Biochemistry and a concentration in Biomathematical...

I am a PhD candidate in Japanese Literature at the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures. My doctoral dissertation examines modern Japanese literature through the lens of excrement as a literary and rhetorical device. I already hold a...

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