The Ph.D. Program in History

at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York

GC Events

Careers Outside Academia – GC Alumni Panels October 23 and October 24

Graduate Center alumni will discuss their decision to work outside of academia, their career path, what they learned about job search and about success in different work environments, their ideal job and what they like and don’t like about their job, and how they see their Ph.D. now.

Matthew Schoengood, Vice President for Student Affairs, will talk about the Graduate Center’s plan to reestablish an Office of Career Planning and Professional Development.


TUESDAY, 10/23, 4:00-6:00pm

Room 9204

Humanities Alumni Speakers:

Elizabeth Rosen Mayer, J.D. Ph.D. in English, 2000; Legal consultant, writer, Director, Express Associates, Inc.

Joyce Grossman, Ph.D. in English, 1995; National Executive Director Marketing and Communications, American Friends of Hebrew University

Peter Taback, Ph.D. in English, 2000; Vice President, Communications and External Relations, The New School

Rosemary S. Weiss, Ph.D. in Theatre, 1985; Ret. Executive Director Development and Institutional Advancement, CCNY


WEDNESDAY, 10/24, 4:00-6:00pm

Room C197

Social Sciences Alumni Speakers:

Ellen R. Dulberger, Ph.D. in Economics, 1986; Ret. Vice President, Enterprise Risk Management, IBM

Annelies Kamran, Ph.D. in Political Science, 2012; Senior Editor for Content, Worldview Software

Marilyn Puder-York, Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, 1976; Psychologist, Executive Coach, Author, Office Survival Guide (McGraw-Hill, 2006)

Linnaea, Tillett, Ph.D. in Environmental Psychology, 2000; Founder and Principal, Tillett Lighting Design, Inc.

This event is sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs, the Alumni Professional Development Committee, and the Doctoral Students’ Council.