Jody D. Nyquist Principal Investigator (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Associate Dean of the Graduate School at the University of Washington and a member of the graduate faculty in her home department of Speech Communication
Jody D. Nyquist is Associate Dean in the Graduate School and a member of the graduate faculty in the Department of Speech Communication at the University of Washington. Her interest in instructional communication has led to exploring how one becomes a teaching scholar in higher education and thus to a focus on the graduate student experience. She has been PI for two major grants, one from The Pew Charitable Trusts and the Spencer Foundation on the stages of TA development and the second from The Pew Charitable Trusts addressing the question of "How can we re-envision the Ph.D. to meet the needs of the society of the 21st Century"?" Jody has edited several volumes on TA training and written numerous articles and a book on various aspects of TAs/RAs' development and preparation for their current roles and future responsibilities. In 1992, she served as a Fulbright Scholar in New Zealand and has received numerous awards for her work in her discipline and in higher education.
Jody's Greeting Page gives information about the Project's current directions.
Diane Rogers (email@example.com)
Project Manager for the Re-envisioning the Ph.D. team
Rogers received her Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership from Regent University,
in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Her dissertation focused on mentoring in senior
leadership positions. She has an MBA in Management and experience in both
academic and corporate sectors. Her experience in small colleges and
institutions has involved roles of Academic Dean, Professor, Business Officer,
and Accreditation Advisor. Diane also has experience teaching on-line graduate
courses. She has over 15 years in corporate organizational development. Her
focus has been in training and process improvement. She has also consulted with
numerous profit and non-profit organizations in strategic diagnosis, assessment,
and implementation of transformative efforts.
Kristin Fitzpatrick (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Program Assistant for the Re-envisioning the Ph.D. team
Kristin Fitzpatrick received her Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from the University of Washington in 1999. Her dissertation, "What She Carries With Her" (with the less formal working title, "Broads Abroad"), examined gender and American national identity in travel narratives by nineteenth-century American and German-speaking women. She taught American literature at Tunghai University in Taiwan for two years before returning to the US to re-envision her own Ph.D. along non-academic lines.
Cheryl Bortz (email@example.com)
Research Assistant for the Re-envisioning the Ph.D. team
Cheryl Bortz is a research assistant and second year graduate student in the
School of Social Work at the University of Washington. She received her
bachelor's degree from Iowa State University in Sociology with minors in Women's
Studies and Children and Family Services. Her experience and interest is in
working with foster and disadvantaged youth.
Gary Martin (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Research Assistant/Webmaster for the Re-envisioning the Ph.D. team
Martin is a graduate student in the department of Near
Eastern Languages and Civilization at the University of Washington. He has
B.A.'s in Physics-Astronomy from Whitman College and Classics from
the University of Washington, and he has experience in management and publishing
with a Seattle-based Internet company. His current interests include development
of web-based tools for Semitic philology.
Brenda Kelly (kelly@CIDR.washington.edu)
Manager, Administrative Services at the Center for Instructional Development and Research
Brenda Kelly is Administrative Services Manager at the Center for Instructional Development and Research (CIDR)
Brenda provides administrative support to the director and associate director at the center and manages the office operations and support staff. A major part of her responsibilities include event coordinating, budget reconciliation, payroll and personnel, grant proposal preparation and coordination of CIDR's video services. She is the budget officer for the Re-envisioning the Ph.D. project. Brenda has been at the UW for 19 years and at CIDR a little over 10 years.