We are excited to announce our 2023 Keynote Speaker:
Director of GradPathways Institute for Professional Development at UC Davis & Project Lead for ImaginePhD
Dr. Dillinger has over 23 years experience as an academic administrator providing career and professional development services to graduate students and postdoctoral scholars. She currently directs the GradPathways Institute for Professional Development where she develop innovative programs and partners with units across campus to provide an enhanced professional development ecosystem at UC Davis. Dr. Dillinger also co-directs the Professors for the Future program, a competitive year-long program for PhD candidates and postdoctoral scholars. She serves as a project lead for ImaginePhD, an innovative career exploration and planning tool for the PhDs in the humanities and social sciences.
Dr. Dillinger earned her B.A. in Social Sciences from Cal Poly before going on to achieve an M.A. and PhD in Geography from UC Davis.