Presentations & Papers at Refereed Conferences

Ann E. Austin. “Expectations and Experiences of Aspiring and Early Career Academics in the U.S.: Implications for Strengthening Career Preparation.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Research into Higher Education. Liverpool, England. Dec 9-11, 2008.

Austin, A. E. “Mentoring:What We Learned (and What We Wished We had Known from the Start)—Reflections from the LEAP Project.” Speaker at the National Science Foundation’s ADVANCE 7th National Principal Investigators Meeting .Alexandria, VA, May 12-13, 2008.

“Doctoral Education in the U.S.: Key Characteristics and Emerging Issues.” Paper presented in a symposium entitled “Challenging Doctoral Pedagogies; Engendering International Conversations to Move the Agenda Forward.” American Educational Research Association. San Diego, CA, April 13-17, 2008.

Austin, A. E. “Supporting Faculty as They Support Student Learning.” Annual Meeting of the Association of American Colleges and Universities.  Washington, DC, Jan 23-26, 2008.

Austin, A. E., “Doctoral Education in the United States: Key Characteristics and Emerging Issues.” Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, New York, March 27, 2008.

Austin, A. E., Barnes, B., Lincoln, Y., Votruba, J., & Wolf-Wendel, L. “Rethinking Faculty Work: Views from Diverse Perspectives.” Symposium presentation at the Association for the Study of Higher Education Annual Meeting, Louisville, KY, November 8, 2007.

Austin, A. E., Baldwin, R., Chang, D., Ozaki, C., Hernandez, J. “Inter-Institutional Cooperative Relationships in Postsecondary Education: Lessons from the Literature and the Field.” Symposium presentation at the Association for the Study of Higher Education Annual Meeting, Louisville, KY, November, 2007.

Austin, A. E., Connolly, M., & Millar, S. “Qualitative Longitudinal Findings on Effects of Teaching-Related Professional Development on STEM Doctoral Students and Postdocs.” Symposium at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, April, 2007.

Austin, A. E. “Strategies for Nurturing Supportive Academic Workplaces for a Changing Faculty.” Session presentation at the Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, October, 2007.

Austin, A. E., Baker, V., Colbeck, C., Golde, C. M., & McDaniels, M., “Theoretical Frameworks for Understanding Doctoral Student Learning and Development: Implications for Research and Practice.” Symposium presented at the Association for the Study of Higher Education, Anaheim, CA, November, 2006.

Austin, A. E., Finkelstein, M., Gappa, J.M., Schuster J., & Trice, A. “Rethinking Faculty Work and Workplaces: The Faculty Appointments Revolution and Implications for Institutional Policies and Practices.” Symposium presented at the Association for the Study of Higher Education, Anaheim, CA, November, 2006.

Austin, A.E., Bland, C., Risbey, K., Lawrence, J., Kucas, C., & Olsen, D. “United We Stand, Divided We Fall: The Need for Academic Mentoring in Higher Education.” Symposium presented at the Association for the Study of Higher Education, Anaheim, CA, November, 2006.

Austin, A. E., & Trice, A. “Creating Attractive Workplaces for Full-Time Faculty Working Off the Tenure Track. “Association of American Colleges and Universities (AACU), Chicago, November, 2006.

McDaniels, M. & Austin, A. E. (McDaniels presented.) “Preparing the Professoriate of the Future for the New Academy.”  Symposium presentation at the Professional and Organizational Development Conference (POD), October, 2006.

Austin, A.E., Gappa, J., & Trice, A. “Rethinking Academic Work and Workplaces.” Symposium presentation at the Annual Conference of the Association of American Colleges and Universities, January, 2006.

Austin, A. E., & McDaniels, M. “Using Doctoral Education to Prepare Faculty to Work within Boyer’s Four Domains of Scholarship.” Symposium presented at the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE), Philadelphia, PA, November, 2005.

Austin, A. E., Trower, C., Gappa, J., Trice, A., & Lindholm, J. “Changes in Faculty Work and Academic Workplaces: Calls for Reform and Implications for Policy and Practice.” Symposium presented at the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE), Philadelphia, PA, November, 2005.

Austin, A. E., & Sorcinelli, M. D. “Faculty Development: Exploring Possibilities, Engaging Ideas, and Creating the Future.” Symposium presentation at the Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Annual Conference, Milwaukee, WI, October 29, 2005.

Austin, A. E., Baldwin, R., Clifford, M., & Weaver, L. “Preparing Doctoral Students in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Careers as Effective Teachers: Emerging Lessons from NSF’s Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL). Paper at the American Educational Research Association, Montreal , April, 2005.

Dirkx, J. M. and Austin, Ann E. “Making sense of continuing professional development: Toward an integrated vision of lifelong learning in the professions.” Paper presented (by J. Dirkx) at the Continuing Professional Education Preconference, 2005 Academy of Human Resource Development International Research Conference, Feb 22-23, 2005, Estes Park, CO.

Austin, A. E., & Gappa, J. “Enhancing Meaningfulness in Faculty Work.” Symposium at the annual meeting of the American Association of Higher Education, Atlanta, GA, March, 2005.

Austin, A.E., Gappa, J., & Trice, A. “Institutional Strategies for Enhancing Meaningfulness and Excellence in Faculty Work.” Symposium presented at the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE), Kansas City, MO, November, 2004.

Austin, A.E., with A. E., Colbeck, C., Fairweather, J., Barnes, B., Connolly, M., Bueschel, A.C. “’Third Generation’ Research on Doctoral Students and Doctoral Education: Questions, Approaches, and Challenges.” Symposium presented at the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE), Kansas City, MO, November, 2004.

Austin, A. E., Baldwin, R., Fairweather, J. F., Hernandez, J. and colleagues. “Improving Teaching and Learning through Cross-Disciplinary, Cross-Institutional Collaboration: Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL).” Symposium presented at the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE), Portland, Oregon, November, 2003.

Austin, A. E., M.D. Sorcinelli, and D. Wulff. “Envisioning Effective Approaches to Evaluating Faculty Development Programs.” Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Professional and Organizational Development Network (POD), Denver, Colorado, Oct, 2003.

Austin, A. E. and colleagues from University of Wisconsin. “Graduate and Faculty Programs: Companion-Planting or Separate Flowerbeds?”  Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the Professional and Organizational Development Network (POD), Denver, Colorado, Oct, 2003.

Austin, A. E., A. Beach, P. Eddy, M.D. Sorcinelli. “Envisioning Responsive Faculty Development: Perceptions of Faculty Developers about the Present and Future of Faculty Development.” Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, April, 2003.

Austin, A.E. “Aspiring and Early Career Faculty: What Do We Know? What Do We Need to Know?” Paper presented in a symposium entitled “Three Decades of Research on Faculty Careers: What Do We Know? What Do We Need to Know?” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education, Sacramento, California, November, 2002.

Austin, A.E. “Assessing Doctoral Students’ Progress along Developmental Vectors.” Paper presented in a symposium on “Assessing Graduate Student Development.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education, Sacramento, California, November, 2002.

Austin, A.E. “A Systems Perspective on Faculty Development: Supporting Academic Staff in New Roles.” Presentation in a symposium entitled “Strengthening Higher Education in Countries in Transition: An Analysis of the Issues.” Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education, Sacramento, California, November, 2002.

Austin, A.E. & Sorcinelli, M.D. “Understanding Our Present and Future: A Study of POD Professionals.” Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Professional and Organizational Development Network (POD), Atlanta, Georgia, October, 2002.

Austin, A.E., & Wulff, D.H. “A Synthesis of Research on Graduate Education for Future Faculty.” Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Professional and Organizational Development Network (POD), Atlanta, Georgia, October, 2002.

Austin, A.E. “Graduate Students’ Views of Academic Life: Are Personal and Professional Balance and Commitment Possible?” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association in a symposium entitled “Lives in the (un)Balance: Negotiating the Stages of Faculty Life,” New Orleans, Louisiana, April, 2002.

Prentice, M., & Austin, A.E. “Department Chairs as Change Agents: Their Actions, Attitudes, and Context.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association.” New Orleans, Louisiana, March, 2002.

Austin, A.E., Farrell, P., & Fear, F. “Creating Space for Reflection: Supporting Teachers and Students Interested in the Integration of ‘Head, Heart, and Soul’.” Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Higher Education, Chicago, Illinois, March, 2002.

Austin, A.E., Beach, A.L., Eddy, P.L., & Sorcinelli, M.D. “Faculty Development to Support Faculty Work: Monitoring the Present and Conceptualizing the Future.”  Presentation at the Forum on Faculty Roles and Rewards, American Association of Higher Education, Arizona, February, 2002.

Austin, A.E., & Nyquist, J., Wulff, D.H. “Preparing the Engaged Faculty of the Future.” Presentation at the Forum on Faculty Roles and Rewards, American Association of Higher Education, Phoenix, Arizona, February, 2002.

Austin, A.E., Bass de Martinez, B., & King, J. “Connecting Research on Higher Education and Public Practice.” Presentation at the Forum on Faculty Roles and Rewards, American Association of Higher Education, Phoenix, Arizona, February, 2002.

Austin, A. E. “Graduate Students’ Views of Academic Life: Are Personal and Professional Balance and Commitment Possible?” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, Louisiana, April, 2002.

Prentice, M. & Austin, A. E. “Department Chairs as Change Agents: Their Actions, Attitudes, and Context.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, Louisiana, April, 2002.

Austin, A. e., Farrell, P. & Fear, F. Creating Space for Reflection: Supporting Teachers and Students Interested in the Integration of “Head, Heart, and Soul.” Presentation at the annual meeting of the American Association of Higher Education, Chicago, Illinois, March, 2002.

Austin, A. E., Beach, A. L., Eddy, P. L., & Sorcinelli, M. D. “Faculty Development to Support Faculty Work: Monitoring the Present and Conceptualizing the Future.” Presentation at the Forum on Faculty Roles and Rewards, American Association of Higher Education, Phoenix, Arizona, February, 2002.

Wulff, D. H., Austin, A. E., & Nyquist, J. “Preparing the Engaged Faculty of the Future.” Presentation at the Forum on Faculty Roles and Rewards, American Association of Higher Education, Phoenix, Arizona, February, 2002.

Austin, A. E. “Graduate Students’ Journeys:  Making Meaning of the Place of Research in a Scholarly Career.”  Symposium presentation in a session entitled “Graduate Education and the Preparation of the Next Generation of Educational Researchers” at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Seattle, Washington, April, 2001.

Austin, A. E. “Transformation Through Negotiation:  The University of Port Elizabeth’s Experiences, Challenges, and Progress.”  Symposium presentation in a session entitled “Case Studies of Transformation in South African Higher Education,” at the International Forum of the Association for the Study of Higher Education, Sacramento, California, November 2000.

Austin, A. E. “Toward a Conceptual Framework for Understanding, Researching, and Improving the Graduate Experience of Aspiring Faculty.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, April, 2000.

Austin, A. E. “The Changing Face of Higher Education in the Developing World: Challenges Affecting South African Faculty in Times of Transformation.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Comparative International Education Society, San Antonio, March, 2000.

Austin, A. E., Sprague, J., & Wulff, D. “The Role of the Graduate School in Preparing the Academy’s Future Teaching Scholars.” Symposium presentation at the annual meeting of the Council of Graduate Schools, Washington, D.C., December, 1999.

Austin, A. E., Sprague, J., & Wulff, D. “The Development of Graduate Students as Prospective Teaching Scholars: Voices from the Graduate Students.” Symposium presentation at the National Communication Association (NCA), Chicago, Illinois, November, 1999.

Fraser, P. K., & Austin, A. E. “The Development of Graduate Students as Teaching Scholars: Disciplinary Differences in Aspiring Faculty Members’ Views of Academic Life and Faculty Work.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE), San Antonio, Texas, November, 1999.

Austin, A. E., & Fraser, P. A. K. “Graduate School as Socialization for Academic Careers: Experiences and Recommendations of Aspiring Professors.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Montreal, Canada, April, 1999.

Austin, A. E., Bensimon, E., Gumport, P., Tierney, W., & Weiland, S. “The State of the Art in Higher Education: Past, Present, and Future Considerations.” Symposium presentation at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Montreal, Canada, April, 1999.

Austin, A. E., Cole, A., Goodman, J., Finley, S., Lawrence, J., & Tierney, W. “Border Crossings: A Discussion of Issues at the Intersection of Higher Education and Teacher Education.” Symposium at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Montreal, Canada, April, 1999.

Austin, A. E. “Academic Staff in Tertiary Education in South Africa: Challenges and Professional Development Needs in a Time of Transformation.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Comparative and International Education Society, Toronto, Canada, April, 1999.

Austin, A. E., & Moore, K. M. “A Systems Approach to Institutional Transformation.” Presentation at the annual meeting of the American Association for Higher Education, Washington, D.C., March, 1999.

Austin, A. E., Nyquist, J., Sprague, J., & Wulff, D. “Journeys through Graduate School: Graduate Students’ Reflections on Their Experiences.” Symposium presentation at the American Association of Higher Education’s Forum on Faculty Roles and Rewards, San Diego, California, January, 1999.

Austin, A. E. “The Role of Senior Leaders, Deans and Department Heads, and Academic Staff in Institutional Transformation.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the South African Association for Research and Development in Higher Education (SAARDHE), Bloemfontein, South Africa, September, 1998.

Austin, A. E. “Collegial Conversation as Metaphor and Strategy for Academic Staff Development.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the South African Association for Academic Development (SAAAD), Bloemfontein, South Africa, September, 1998.

Austin, A. E. “A Systems Approach to Institutional Change and Transformation: Strategies and Lessons from American and South African Universities.” Paper presented at the World Congress of Comparative Education Societies, Cape Town, South Africa, July, 1998.

Austin, A. E., & Sorcinelli, M. D. “Early Career Faculty as a Key Resource.” Presentation in a Focused Dialogue Session at the annual meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education, Albuquerque, New Mexico, November, 1997.

Austin, A. E., & Moore, K. M. “Realigning Institutional Missions and Faculty Work.” Symposium presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education, Albuquerque, New Mexico, November, 1997.

Austin, A. E., & Fraser, P. “The Development of Graduate Students as Teaching Scholars: Experiences and Perceptions During the First Two Years of Graduate Study.” Paper presented at the Association for the Study of Higher Education Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, New Mexico, November, 1997.

Austin, A. E. “Heeding New Voices: The Tenure System as Perceived by Early Career and Aspiring Faculty.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, Illinois, April, 1997.

Austin, A. E., Calcagno, C., Fraser, P., Nyquist, J., Sprague, J., Woodford, B., & Wulff, D. “Voices from Graduate Students Aspiring to Join the Professoriate: Themes Emerging from a National Study on the Development of Graduate Students as Teaching Scholars.”  Symposium presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Higher Education, Washington, D.C., March, 1997.

Austin, A. E., & Rice, R. E. “Heeding New Voices: Themes from the AAHE New Pathways Project on Early Career and Aspiring Faculty.” Symposium presentation at the annual meeting of the American Association of Higher Education, Washington, D.C., March, 1997.

Austin, A. E., & Gilliard, M. D. “The Transformation of Faculty Work in the Liberal Arts.” Symposium presentation at the Annual Forum on Faculty Roles and Rewards of the American Association of Higher Education, San Diego, January, 1997.

Austin, A. E., Twombley, S., & McDonough, P. “Higher Education Curriculum and Pedagogy at the Millennium.” Symposium presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education, Memphis, Tennessee, November, 1996.

Austin, A. E. “Relationship, Epistemology, and Community: Autobiographical Reflections on Collaboration.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education, Memphis, Tennessee, November, 1996.

Austin, A. E. “Faculty Roles at Private Colleges.” Symposium presentation at the American Association of Higher Education Forum on Faculty Roles and Rewards, Atlanta, Georgia, January, 1996.

Austin, A. E., Lattuca, L., & Zaruba, K.  “Linking Universities and Small Colleges:  Analyzing a Consortium Approach to Faculty Development.”  Paper presented in a symposium at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, April, 1995.

Austin, A. E., Moore, K. M., & Votruba, J. “Levers for Realignment: How to Embed Outreach into the University.”  Symposium presentation at the American Association of Higher Education Conference on Faculty Roles and Rewards, Phoenix, Arizona, January, 1995.

Austin, A. E., Hutcheson, P., Neururer, J., & Tierney, W.  “Making Meaning:  The Search for Academic Community.”  Symposium presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education, Tucson, Arizona, November, 1994.

Austin, A. E., Olsen, D., Sorcinelli, M. D., &  Svinicki, M.  “Developing a Research Agenda concerning Prospective Faculty and Their Preparation for the Professoriate.”  Symposium /Consultation session at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, April, 1994.

Austin, A. E.  “Faculty Careers:  Transition and Renewal in the Environment of Liberal Arts Colleges.”  Presentation in a symposium session at the American Association of Higher Education’s Forum on Faculty Roles and Rewards, New Orleans, Louisiana, January, 1994.

Austin, A. E., Brocato, J., & LaFleur, M.  “Learning to Teach:  The Socialization of University Teachers.”  Research paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Atlanta, Georgia, April, 1993.

Austin, A. “Toward a Practitioners’ Theory of Collaboration.”  Symposium presentation at the American Association of Higher Education’s National Conference, Washington, D.C., March, 1993.

Austin, A. E.  “What Do We Know about Faculty Motivation?”  Symposium presentation at the American Association of Higher Education’s Conference on Faculty Roles and Rewards, San Antonio, Texas, January, 1993.

Baldwin, R. G., & Austin, A. E.  “Toward Greater Understanding of Faculty Collaboration:  Metaphors, Emerging Theory, and Collaborators’ Advice.”  Paper presented at the Association for the Study of Higher Education Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, November, 1992.

Lincoln, Y. S., Marshall, C., & Austin, A. E. “Institutionally Based Quality of Worklife Assessment: Political, Logistical, Fiscal, and Data Base Issues.”  Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, California, April, 1992.

Austin, A. E., Baldwin, R. G., Beck, J. P., &  Heckscher, C.  “Collaboration in Different Worlds: Practices, Problems, and Shared Questions to Explore.” Symposium presentation at the Association for the Study of Higher Education Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, November, 1991.

Austin, A. E., Centra, J., Cheldelin, S., Finkelstein, M. J., & Menges, R. “Issues in Evaluating Multi-Institutional Faculty Development Programs: Lessons from New Jersey.”  Symposium presentation at the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, Illinois, April, 1991.

Austin, A. E.  “Supporting the Professor as Teacher:  An Evaluation Study of the Lilly Teaching Fellows Program.”  Paper presented at the Association for the Study of Higher Education Annual Meeting, Portland, Oregon, November, 1990.

Austin, A. E., Beck, J. P., Deal, T. E., Fluri, R. L., & Gamson, Z. F.  “The Workplace of the Future:  What Can We Learn?  What Can We Teach?”  Symposium presentation at the Association for the Study of Higher Education Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, November, 1989.

Baldwin, R. G., Austin, A. E., & Blackburn, R. T.  “Faculty Collaboration:  Enhancing Professional Performance through Cooperation.”  Symposium presentation at the Association for the Study of Higher Education Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, November, 1989.

Austin, A. E.  “Work-Related Values of Faculty in Liberal Arts Colleges:  Patterns Related to Career Stage and Gender.”  Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, California, March, 1989.

Austin, A. E., Rice, R. E., & Neal, J. E.  “The Academic Workplace in Liberal Arts Colleges:  Factors Related to High Faculty Morale.”  Paper presented at the Association for Institutional Research Annual Forum, Phoenix, Arizona, May, 1988.

Austin, A. E., & Neal, J. E.  “Distinctions among Liberal Arts College Faculty Related to Time Use Priorities.”  Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, Louisiana, April, 1988.

Austin, A. E.  “Career Concept Types and Their Implications Among Liberal Arts College Faculty.”  Paper presented at the Association for the Study of Higher Education, Baltimore, Maryland, November, 1987.

Austin, A. E.  “The Future of the Academic Workplace in Liberal Arts Colleges – Executive Summary.”  Paper presented as part of a symposium entitled “Professors at Small Colleges – Research on Their Worklife.”  Presentation at the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, California, April, 1986.

Austin, A. E.  “University Mid-Level Administrators:  Comparisons Between Men and Women on Work Experience, Commitment, and Job Satisfaction.”  Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, April, 1985.

Austin, A. E.  “Factors Contributing to Job Satisfaction of University Mid-Level Administrators.”  Paper presented at the Association for the Study of Higher Education Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, March, 1985.  (Paper included in ERIC System, ED 259 626).

Austin, A. E.  “Commitment Patterns of University Mid-Level Administrators.”  Paper presented at the Association for Institutional Research Annual Forum, Fort Worth, Texas, May, 1984.

Austin, A. E.  “Work Orientation of University Mid-Level Administrators: Commitment to Work Role, Institution, and Career.”  Paper presented at the Association for the Study of Higher Education Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, March, 1984.  (Paper included in ERIC System, ED 245 629).

Austin, A. E., Dill, D. D., Gamson, Z. F., Peterson, M. W., & Stark, J. S.  “The World We Work In:  Changing Culture and Work Environment.”  Panel presented at the American Association of Higher Education National Conference, Chicago, Illinois, March, 1984.

Austin, A. E.  “Colleges and Universities as Workplaces:  Analysis and Review of the Literature.”  Paper presented at the Association for the Study of Higher Education Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., March, 1983.