The Ph.D. Program in History

at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York

History Program Events

3/27 – Grant Writing Workshop led by Karen Kelsky

Karen Kelsky ( is coming to the History Lounge (room 5114) this Friday for two grant writing sessions, one from 10 a.m. – 1p.m., and the other from 2 – 5. Sorry for the late notice. This event is made possible through the Office of Educational Opportunity & Diversity (EOD)

Karen Kelsky, aka, The Professor, is a former tenured professor and Department Head with 15 years of experience teaching at the University of Oregon and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her Ph.D. is in Cultural Anthropology, with a focus on Japan, from the University of Hawai’i. Her B.A. is from the University of Michigan. Her book, Women on the Verge: Japanese Women, Western Dreams, was published in 2001 by Duke University Press. She worked with many Ph.D. students during her university career, and since 2011 has run The Professor Is In, an academic blog and business dedicated to assisting ABDs and Ph.D.s in their academic job searches, as well as grant applications, book proposals, and other elements of the academic career.

Friday, Mary 27th, two sessions: one from 10 a.m. – 1p.m., and the other from 2 – 5, Room 5114 (the History Lounge)

Please RSVP to Eric Frankson, EOD APO –

Karen Kelsky

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