We are a team of experts who are passionate about professional development for graduate students.
Rebeca Rufty, Ph.D.
Senior Associate Dean
Barbi Honeycutt, Ph.D.
Director of Graduate Teaching Programs
- Certificate of Accomplishment in Teaching
- TA Training Programs
- Orientation for New Graduate Teaching Assistants
- Fundamentals in Teaching Workshops
Beth Overman, Ph.D.
Director of Graduate Academic and Professional Development Programs
- Personal and Professional Development Seminars
- Preparing the Professoriate
- Mentoring and Teaching Practicum
Nisha Cavanaugh, Ph.D.
Director, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
Responsible Conduct of Research
Program Coordinator, Graduate Professional Development Programs
And we couldn’t do all of this amazing work without our PFL Ambassadors!
(back row, left to right): Katherine Ryker (Ph.D. student, Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Science), Barry Peddycord (Ph.D. student, Computer Science), Alicain Carlson (Ph.D. student, Horticultural Science), Marc Kai (Ph.D. student, Chemical Engineering); (front row, left to right): Audrey Watanabe (M.A. student, Industrial Design), Chirag Gajjar (Ph.D. student, Fiber and Polymer Science), Natalie Cooke (Ph.D. student, Food, Bioprocessing, and Nutrition Science), Haritha Malladi (Ph.D. student, Civil Engineering), Molly Storment (Ph.D. student, Communication, Rhetoric, and Digital Media), Menglong Hu (Ph.D. student, Chemistry)