Humanities PhD Career Panel

This panel discussion focuses on humanities scholars who have engaged their graduate education and experiences in career paths beyond the professoriate including the digital humanities, entrepreneurship, and learning design. Panelists will discuss their own career trajectories, what knowledges and skills they cultivated and exercised from their humanities education, and the ways that current students can explore a diversity of fulfilling and meaningful career paths beyond their humanities graduate education.


  • Emily McGinn (PhD, Comparative Literature), Head of Digital Humanities at UGA
  • Quimby Melton (PhD, English Language and Literature), Co-Founder and CEO, Confection
  • Mary Helen Hoque (ABD, Musicology), Learning Experience Designer at Georgia State University

Monday, April 5 from 12:00pm to 1:30pm

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Classes and Workshops, Lectures and Discussions


Current Students, Graduate Students


Arts & Culture, Career and Professional Development


Graduate School
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Andrew Crain

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