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CR117: Life in the Academy: Trying to Make a Difference while Balancing Research, Teaching, Outreach and Family

9:00 am - 10:00 am
Hyatt Regency Ballroom Q

Objective: Guidance
Audience Level: Faculty
Session Type: Presentation

In this talk I will discuss my experiences as a condensed matter physicist and share lessons learned on the path from a 2009 ABIE Award winner to where I am today. I will discuss my research and diversity advocacy, share challenges and opportunities for balancing life in the academy, and discuss the special challenges faced by women and minorities.


Nadya Mason, Professor, University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
Francine Berman, RDA Council Co-Chair. Chair, Research Data Alliance / U.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute