Welcome to the KU Postdoctoral Association!
- Improve postdoctoral training on the KU campuses by developing a variety of professional development activities.
- Promote a community of postdocs on campus that will lead to fruitful interdisciplinary collaborations and help raise the national profile of the KU research community.
- Ensure that opportunities at KU are open to all postdocs regardless of demographics.
Officers Fall 2016
President and treasurer: Huili Yao, Ph.D
Vice-president: Rita-Marie T. McFadden, Ph.D
Humanities officer: Andrew Lison, Ph.D
Diversity and Equity Leader: Lorne Jordan, Ph.D
Diversity and Equity Officer: Pinakin Sukthankar, Ph.D
KU Biodiversity Institute liaison: Alana Alexander, Ph.D
International postdoc officer: Pradip Maity, Ph.D
KUPA officer, website: Jessica Torres, Ph.D
Public Outreach officer: Cynthia Siew, Ph.D candidate
Graduate student representative Kaila Colyott, Ph.D candidate
Faculty Advisor: Professor Mario Rivera, Ph.D
Support: KU Office of Research
KU Postdoctoral Advisory Committee
Rodolfo Torres, Office of Research
Mary Lee Hummert, Faculty Development
Damon Talbott, Office of Graduate Studies
Mike Rounds, HR Management
Saida Bonifield, Diversity and Equity
David Gaston, University Career Center
Dan Hirmas, Center for Teaching Excellence faculty fellow