SSN announces mentorship programme

The Surveillance Studies Network is initiating a mentorship program for doctoral students engaged in research topics on surveillance. We are looking for faculty members and Ph.D. students who would be willing to participate. The time commitment would be minimal, but we anticipate that the program would greatly assist young scholars in conceptualizing their projects and networking with established scholars in the field. This will be an informal mentorship arrangement intended to supplement existing mentorship relationships that students have.

For those involved, one faculty member will be paired with one Ph.D. student for a one-year period. The expectation would be that each pair would have at least two conversations (by phone, Skype, or in person at a conference) over the course of the year. The conversations could be about the student’s research, the job market, or literatures that might be relevant to the student’s work.

If you are interested in participating, please email Torin Monahan <<mailto:torin.monahan@unc.edu>torin.monahan@unc.edu> by April 20th with your name, contact information, and keywords of research interests. We will do our best to match faculty members and Ph.D. students and with shared interests. We would be grateful for faculty members who would be willing to assist SSN in offering this important service to our community.

Note: Ph.D. students that want to participate will have to become members (if they are not already) of SSN.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Sincerely,

Torin Monahan