Career Panel

Sponsored by Virginia Education Science Training (VEST) Program

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  • Holloway Hall (Bavaro 116)

Join us for a career panel with doctoral student alumni from Education Policy and Education Psychology – Applied Developmental Science.  There will be a one-hour meet-and-greet with panelists immediately after the event from 4:30-5:30.


Panelist Information

Educational Psychology Applied Developmental Science Graduates:

Myles Durkee – Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Michigan

Dr. Myles Durkee is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Michigan. His research examines the implications of cultural invalidations and racial code-switching to understand how people navigate racial contexts and internalize messages about their cultural identity.

Ann Partee – Research Assistant Professor at UVA School of Education and Human Development

Ann Partee is a Research Assistant Professor at the Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning in the School of Education and Human Development at the University of Virginia. Currently, as a Co-Principal Investigator of an Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation pilot in Virginia, she leads efforts to evaluate the implementation of mental health consultation services in early childhood programs across the state. During her graduate training, she was a Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) pre-doctoral state policy fellow with the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) Office of Early Childhood.

Miray Seward – Research Scientist at Search Institute

During her time at UVA, Miray studied the lived experiences of Black athletes. In her current role, Miray is working alongside multiple youth-serving organizations to help them become relationship-rich organizations, and incorporate research-based practices and tools into their daily practice.


Education Policy PhD / MPP Program Graduates:

Arielle Boguslav – Senior Research Associate at the Brown University Annenberg Institute Research Partnership for Professional Learning

As a Senior Research Associate, Arielle designs and conducts research on the design, implementation, and effects of teacher professional learning. Prior to graduate school Arielle taught 8th grade English in Houston, Texas.

Justin Doromal – Senior Research Associate at the Urban Institute Center on Labor, Human Services and Population

Justin B. Doromal is a senior research associate in the Center on Labor, Human Services, and Population at the Urban Institute. His research focuses on policy initiatives aiming to stabilize, build, and strengthen the availability of high-quality early care and education, and he is particularly interested in workforce stability and compensation issues. Doromal also studies how policies and systems can support families’ search for and use of early care and education programs that meet their needs.

Event Information

Event Sponsor

  • Virginia Education Science Training (VEST) Fellowship Program