Meeting
Event Date Event Time Registration Deadline Registration
August 11, 2020 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Register Today

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. EDT

This open meeting is for graduate students and early-career professionals to discuss topics of interest prior to the start of the 2020-2021 Academic Year.

Graduate school topics may include how, when, and why to choose a graduate program, tips for success in a program, and strategies for conducting, presenting, and publishing research. Job market topics may include strategies for identifying career pathways (e.g. NAFSA Path™); skill sets, competencies, and self-assessments; navigating and developing networks, and other areas of interest for graduate students and early-career professionals. Join us to network and learn about available resources.


This open meeting will be hosted by the Emerging Scholar-practitioner Working Group within the Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship (TLS) Knowledge Community (KC).

Ashley Simmons Coffey

Ashley Simmons Coffey
University of Kentucky
Core Education Program Dean
Ashley Simmons Coffey is a doctoral candidate in higher education at the University of Kentucky. Her research focuses on how academic museums promote and engage in internationalization at home through their programming. As a life-long international educator, Simmons Coffey is also a member of the...

Santiago Castiello-Gutiérrez

Santiago Castiello-Gutiérrez
Consortium for North American Higher Education Collaboration (CONAHEC)
Member, Emerging Scholar-Practitioner Working Group
Santiago is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Arizona’s Center for the Study of Higher Education. He is also coordinator for the Consortium for North American Higher Education Collaboration (CONAHEC)’s mobility programs. He is a co-author of several publications including refereed...

Sandra Crenshaw, PhD

Sandra Crenshaw
Arcadia University
Programs and Resources Coordinator, Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship (TLS) KC
Sandra Crenshaw, PhD, is the associate provost and accreditation liaison officer for Arcadia University. She was previously the interim dean of arts and sciences, an English department faculty member, and a lead on several of Arcadia's international programs. Crenshaw serves the university in...

Sora Friedman

Sora Friedman
SIT Graduate Institute
Past Chair, Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship Knowledge Community
Sora Friedman serves as the past chair of the Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship (TLS) Knowledge Community. She has worked in the field of international education (IE) for over 30 years, focusing on the preparation of new professionals in the field, IE management training, exchange program...

Yuko Ikegami Lee, MEd

 Yuko Ikegami Lee
University of British Columbia, Canada
Member, Emerging Scholar-Practitioner Working Group
Yuko Ikegami Lee, MEd, is a practitioner-scholar at the University of British Columbia, Canada. In her current role as academic advisor, for the faculty of science, she interacts with international students and domestic students who are second- and third-generation immigrants, reflecting Canada's...