13th Annual McKnight Summer Research & Writing Institute (SRWI) 2019

Sunday-Wednesday, July 28-31, 2019
University of South Florida

REGISTRATION


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If you selected the dissertation
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HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS at Wingate by Wyndham–USF, 3751 E. Fowler Avenue, Tampa, FL 33612 / (813) 867-2878

No Room
Shared Room: Requested Roommate
Single Room (Note: if you select a single room, you must pay half the $80 room rate.)

 
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SESSIONS: Please check the box for each event or session you plan to attend:
 
SUNDAY, 7/28/19
5:00 – 6:00 p.m. 2019 McKnight Dissertation Fellows' Orientation
(Note: This session is for NEWLY SELECTED Dissertation (1-Year) Fellows Only)

Dr. Lawrence Morehouse, President and CEO, Florida Education Fund
6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Reception and Program Overview (Note: if you sign up to attend the reception and do not attend, you will be assessed a $25.00 fee to cover the cost of the meal.)
Dr. Lawrence Morehouse, President and CEO, Florida Education Fund
MONDAY, 7/29/19
9:00 – 11:00 a.m. “The Realities of Getting Published, Part I: A Focus on Developing the Attributes of a Prolific Writer”
Dr. Thomas Joiner, Lawton Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Director, FSU Psychology Clinic, Florida State University
Dr. Brad Schmidt, Distinguished Research Professor and Director, Anxiety and Behavioral Health Clinic, Florida State University
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. “Writing for Dissertations & Publications in STEM Fields”
Dr. Lawrence Hall, Distinguished University Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of South Florida
12:30 – 2:15 p.m. Lunch & Presentation
“The Realities of Getting Published, Part II: A Focus on Refereed and Non- Refereed Journal Articles”
Dr. Mark Dawkins, Dean and Distinguished Professor of Excellence, Coggin College of Business, University of North Florida
2:20 – 4:20 p.m. “Demystifying the Writing Process: Dissertation Writing Mechanics & Writing to Publish”
Dr. Elizabeth Metzger, Associate Professor, University of South Florida
Dr. Vernetta Williams, Visiting Professor, University of South Florida
Dr. Sylvia A. Holladay Hicks, University of South Florida et al.
6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Dinner & Presentation
“Copyrights & Responsibilities: The Scholar’s Powers & Duties as Author under U.S. Copyright Law”
Lyra Logan, Esq., Executive Vice President & General Counsel, Florida Education Fund
TUESDAY, 7/30/19
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. “The Realities of Getting Published, Part III: The Nuts & Bolts of Placing Your Work with a Scholarly Press”
Mr. Patrick Alexander, Director, The Pennsylvania State University Press
Dr. Julia Kostova, Executive Editor, Wiley Research Division
2:00 – 4:00 p.m. “The NSF Doctoral Dissertation Grant Writing Workshop”
Dr. Diane Allen-Gipson, Associate Professor, College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of South Florida
6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Dinner & Presentation
“From Manuscript to Publication: An Introduction to Scholarly Publishing”
Dr. Patrick Mason, Professor of Economics & Director, African American Studies Program, Florida State University
WEDNESDAY, 7/31/19
(Concurrent workshop)
8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
“SPSS (Statistical Package for Social Sciences) Workshop”
Dr. Marvin Dawkins, Professor, University of Miami
*If you have chosen to attend this session, please select your current level of proficiency with SPSS below:
Beginner   Advanced
(Concurrent workshop)
8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
“Stata Software Workshop”
Dr. Patrick Mason, Professor of Economics & Director, African American Studies Program, Florida State University
*If you have chosen to attend this session, please select your current level of proficiency with Stata below:
Beginner   Advanced
10:45 – 12:15 p.m. “Essentials for Dissertation Research & Writing in the Social & Behavioral Sciences, Part I”
Dr. Marvin Dawkins, Professor, University of Miami
1:15 – 4:00 p.m. “Essentials for Dissertation Research & Writing in the Social & Behavioral Sciences, Part II”
Dr. Marvin Dawkins, Professor, University of Miami

CAR POOLING:
 
I will drive and am willing to transport other participants to and from the hotel and SRWI sessions.

SPECIAL NEEDS:
 
Vegetarian Meals

Other (physical challenge, special request, etc.) as noted below: