Mentoring Students

As a faculty member, an important part of my service to the research community–and the public at large–is to help mentor graduate students. This can be done by collaborating with graduate students on coauthored research papers and by helping them become established scholars at other institutions. Most graduate students have several mentors, and some of my collaborative relationships are with students at other institutions. A key part of my job has become helping graduate students find the funding they need to do their work. This can mean significant and long term funding for projects that need coding teams and infrastructure, it can mean travel funds for overseas fieldwork, or it can mean summer funding for projects that put students in touch with industry. Here are:

I have also developed several kinds of handouts, presentations, and memos on mentoring in the social sciences, including: