PHD+ Panel Discussion: Writing for the Public as a Career for PhDs

Virtual (register for Zoom link)

*This panel discussion is the 3rd session of our Writing Op-Eds Series, though you may attend it as a standalone event without attending the rest of the series. Be sure to choose the correct registration link below.*

Hear from prominent academics who frequently write public-facing work. Learn what motivates them to write for the public, and the realities (good and bad) of doing this kind of work.


  • Jelani Cobb, Dean and Henry R. Luce Professor of Journalism at Columbia University

  • Danielle Citron, PhD, Jefferson Scholars Foundation Schenck Distinguished Professor in Law Caddell and Chapman Professor of Law at the University of Virginia

  • Brian Rosenwald, PhD, Senior Editor for the Washington Post's Made by History column

NOTE: The date and time for this event is tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, August 16 from 3:30-5:00 pm, but may change. We will send a calendar hold once the date has been confirmed. 

REGISTER HERE to attend JUST the panel discussion

This event is free and open to anyone at UVA. 

If you're a UVA graduate student or postdoc and are interested in attending the full series, please register here instead (you do not need to register twice). 

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