Spotlighting Women Faculty Researchers at NIU Panel

In collaboration, the Gender and Sexuality Resource Center the Center for the study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality, we invite you to attend a panel discussion among women faculty researchers at NIU. Panelists will share stories and reflections on their career paths and experiences with research in their respective disciplines. Come to learn more about building confidence in research capabilities, pushing through difficult moments, balancing caregiving with professional commitments, and overcoming barriers to pursuing professional and personal goals. 


  • Dana Bardolph, Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology 
  • Laura Johnson, Associate Professor, Educational Technology, Research and Assessment 
  • Karla Padron, Assistant Professor, Department of Communication and the Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality 
  • Karen Samonds, Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences 

Dial-In Information

Pre-register via Zoom:

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at 2:00 PM to 3:15 PM

Virtual Event
Event Type

Lectures, Presentations and Workshops


Research, Careers, Diversity

Target Audience

Students, Faculty and Staff


Women's History Month

Center for the Study of Women, Gender and Sexuality, Gender and Sexuality Resource Center (GSRC)
Contact Name

Ariel Owens

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