April 3, 2018 – 2018 MCUAAAR Summer Workshops Announced
We are pleased to announce the 2018 summer workshops! Below you will find information on this year’s summer programs:
- PRBA Graduate Student Mentoring Workshop
- MCUAAAR Summer Training Workshop on African American Aging
- Frequently Asked Questions
Workshop Facilitator and Faculty
- James S. Jackson, University of Michigan, Institute for Social Research
- Peter A. Lichtenberg, Wayne State University, Institute of Gerontology
Robert Joseph Taylor, faculty member in University of Michigan’s School of Social Work and Director of Program for Research on Black Americans at the Institute for Social Research, will facilitate both workshops.
Leading faculty in African American social science research, as well as in the areas of social science methodology, will present information on a variety of subjects that will enhance participants’ research and will also be pertinent to their career pursuits in academia.
Workshop Objectives and Overview
The primary objective of both workshops is to assist participants in facilitating their contributions to the quality and quantity of research that is conducted within the African American population.
Both workshops emphasize training in numerous areas including: 1) publishing in peer review journals, 2) writing grant proposals to the NIH, 3) the tenure process, 4) ethical conduct of research, 5) successful mentoring and collaborative relationships, 6) recent developments in a variety of research areas and, most importantly, 7) how to navigate the academy.
Both workshops are being offered by the Program for Research on Black Americans (PRBA) and its affiliated Michigan Center for Urban African American Aging Research (MCUAAAR). These workshops have received generous support from the University of Michigan’s School of Social Work. The MCUAAAR is supported by a grant from the National Institutes of Health, P30 AG015281.