2020 Program Sessions

460A. Graduate Student Mentoring

10:15 AM–11:30 AM Jan 11, 2020 (US - Pacific)

WSCC - Skagit 5

Session Information

Description: In the light of recent discussions of the power dynamics that are inherent in relationships between graduate students and their advisers, pairs of advisers and former advisees share ideas about productively responding to challenges in advising relationships. Then members of the MLA’s Delegate Assembly Organizing Committee address the Delegate Assembly's consideration of power dynamics. We conclude with an honest discussion about advising problems and possible solutions.

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Jenna Lay, Lehigh U

Asha Nadkarni, U of Massachusetts, Amherst

Neelofer Qadir, U of North Carolina, Greensboro

Emily Shreve, U of Nevada, Las Vegas


Meredith Farmer, Wake Forest U

Andrés Rabinovich, U of Kansas


Angelika Bammer, Emory U

Michelle J. Brazier, Raritan Valley Community C, NJ