Professional Development

To support the professional development of graduate students and emerging scholars, SAMLA is pleased to announce the inclusion of a series of short videos from the professional development seminars at the 2013 conference.

These seminars, led by experienced faculty members, give emerging scholars an opportunity to explore issues central to the academic profession such as publishing, presenting at conferences, and shaping the academic career.

The Paper: Academic Publications, Journal Article Writing, and Publication

Chair: Joan E. McRae, Middle Tennessee State University

R. Barton Palmer, Clemson University
Kathleen Blake Yancey, Florida State University

The Conference Presentation: Dos and Don’ts, Whys and Wheres

Chair: Scott Yarbrough, Charleston Southern University

Allen Josephs, University of West Florida
Lynée Lewis Gaillet, Georgia State University

The Career: Running the Tenure Track, Managing, and Shaping the Academic Career

Chair: Stuart Noel, Georgia Perimeter College

Ellen Barker, Nicholls State University
Mark Nunes, Southern Polytechnic State University
Will Brantley, Middle Tennessee State University