Book Launch: First Gen Docs

Wednesday, May 8, 2024 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)
Cover of First Gen Docs book. Includes a line drawing of two trees that are intertwining with a ladder between.

Please join us for a virtual celebration and launch of Dr. Crystena Parker-Shandal’s new edited collection First-Gen Docs: Personal, Political, and In-tellectual Perspectives from the First-Generation Doctoral Experience. This is an inspiring anthology of personal narratives that explore authors’ unique paths and challenges as first-generation doctoral students in education.

When: Wednesday, May 8, 2024, 6:00pm ET
Where: Online on Zoom

This event will feature thought-provoking reflections by doctoral graduates and advisors from diverse back-grounds, cultures, and educational disciplines.


  • Nur Diyanah Anwar
  • Miguel Baique
  • Kathy Bickmore
  • Brent Bradford (Series Editor)
  • Elizabeth Montaño
  • R. Nanre Nafziger
  • Yecid Ortega Paez
  • Crystena Parker-Shandal
  • Rosaisela Rodriguez
  • Janel Janiczek Smith
  • Zora Wolfe

Other chapter authors:Nina Bascia and Jinny Menon.

For further information about this event, please contact Renison Events