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Andrea Morris *99

Andrea Morris is the founding director of Career and Professional Development at The Rockefeller University in New York City, where she oversees programming and individual career advising for over five hundred biomedical graduate students and postdoctoral scholars as part of Rockefeller’s Deans Office. Prior to that, Morris taught and ran a neurobiology research laboratory studying early brain development as a tenured Associate Professor of Biology at Haverford College in Pennsylvania. She is also a leader in the nation’s efforts to diversify academia and the scientific workforce, through her work in science education and training, and by serving previously as the Assistant Dean for Academic Diversity at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Morris received her Ph.D. in molecular biology from Princeton University in 1999, and was a research and teaching postdoctoral fellow at Emory University School of Medicine and Morehouse College in Atlanta.


Liberating the Ph.D.: Diverse Career Paths with a Doctorate (Engineering and Natural Sciences)

Saturday, October 6

Moderated by:

Sabine Petry, Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology


Patrice Jean *99, Intellectual Property Partner, Hughes Hubbard and Reed LLP

Shin-Yi Lin *11, Postdoctoral Fellow, Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine

Andrea Morris *99, Director, Career and Professional Development, The Rockefeller University